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|Environmental Horticulture: Nursery Management (AS)
||Agriculture & Natural Resources
Total Units: 26
The Environmental Horticulture: Nursery Management major prepares students to advance to management positions in nurseries that propagate, grow and market plants for use in the home, business or the landscape. The program provides a solid foundation in plant knowledge and nursery and garden center environments, as well as computer applications and management skills. These skills and knowledge equip students to embark on a successful and rewarding career in the nursery industry.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
This program of study is also available as a certificate option.
- Demonstrate proper plant propagation techniques;
- define proper greenhouse environment required for propagation;
- compare and contrast container vs field production systems,
- apply appropriate behavior and workplace policies; and
- organize an effective product display.
The requirements for the Environmental Horticulture: Nursery Management (AS) program are:
Complete 26 units from
- Environmental Horticulture: Nursery Requirements
- Information Learning Resources Requirement
|Environmental Horticulture: Nursery Requirements - complete 25.00 units|
|AGRI 70||Integrated Pest Management||3.00|
|HORT 8||Landscape Plants: Summer/Fall||3.00|
|HORT 12||Landscape Plants: Winter/Spring||3.00|
|HORT 51||Introduction to Horticulture||3.00|
|HORT 70||Plant Propagation||3.00|
|HORT 71||Nursery Production||3.00|
|HORT 144||Landscape Irrigation||3.00|
|Complete any combination totaling at least 1.00 units from the following:|
|AGRI 98||Independent Study in Agriculture||1.00|
|AGRI 99I||Agriculture Occupational Work Experience Internship||1.00|
|Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:|
|AGBUS 2||Agricultural Computer Applications||3.00|
|AGBUS 56||Introduction to Agriculture Business and Management||3.00|
|AGBUS 61||Agricultural Marketing||3.00|
|AGBUS 62||Agricultural Sales and Communication||3.00|
|HORT 72||Greenhouse Production||3.00|
|HORT 80||Landscape Maintenance||3.00|
|HORT 91||Landscape Construction/Estimation||3.00|
|HORT 93||Landscape Drafting and Design||3.00|
|Information Learning Resources Requirement - complete 1.00 units|
|LIR 10||Introduction to Information Literacy||1.00|
The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
Associate Degree Requirements:
The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:
For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter,
a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis,
is required for each course applied toward the major.
Course Prerequisites and Advisories:
Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories;
that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course.
Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers
in the Program Requirements section.
It is important that students who are completing an Associate Degree and desire to transfer to a four-year institution meet with a counselor to plan their lower division coursework. While many majors at SRJC are intended to align with lower division major preparation required by California public universities, specific lower-division major requirements vary among individual campuses. See a counselor, visit the Transfer Center, and check Guides For Transfer in Specific Majors, and ASSIST to review transfer preparation guides for specific schools and majors.
Only one unit of AGRI 98 Independent Study or AGRI 99I Work Experience/Internship is required, but students may elect to take additional units.