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Environmental Horticulture: Landscape Management (AS) Agriculture & Natural Resources Total Units: 29
Term Effective: Fall 2016

Description:

The Environmental Horticulture: Landscape major deals with all aspects of plant use in the landscape. People working in the landscape field derive job satisfaction from enhancing the function and beauty of the environment while being physically active outdoors or helping support that activity in allied sales and service occupations. Landscape work involves construction and planting projects, irrigation system design and water management, and specialty fields such as turf management, tree care, and interiorscapes. This program provides an introductory base of plant knowledge and landscape skills, allowing students the option of entering a variety of jobs with the preparation for rapid advancement within their chosen occupations. The program emphasizes hands-on learning and most courses incorporate lab activities that apply knowledge and skills in realistic settings. The program is actively supported by the local horticulture industry.

This program of study is also available as a certificate option.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Create a materials takeoff for hardscape features;
  2. develop the skills to perform landscape contractor construction skills;
  3. demonstrate proper landscape plant maintenance practices;
  4. develop proper water efficient practices in the landscape; and
  5. assess plants for landscape purposes.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Environmental Horticulture: Landscape Management program are:

  • Complete 29 units from
    • Environmental Horticulture: Landscape Management Requirements
    • Information Learning Resources Requirement

Environmental Horticulture: Landscape Management Requirements - complete 28.00 units
CourseDescriptionUnits
HORT 8 Plant Materials: Summer/Fall3.00
HORT 12 Plant Materials: Winter/Spring3.00
HORT 50.1 Introduction to Horticultural Science1.50
HORT 50.2 Horticulture Industry and Careers1.50
HORT 65 Horticulture Workplace Practices1.50
HORT 80 Landscape Practices3.00
HORT 91 Landscape Construction/Estimation3.00
HORT 92.1 Landscape Irrigation3.00
HORT 171 Integrated Pest Management in the Horticulture Industry1.50
Complete any combination totaling at least 1.00 units from the following:
AGRI 98 Independent Study in Agriculture1.00-3.00
AGRI 99I Agriculture Occupational Work Experience Internship0.50-8.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
AGBUS 2 Agricultural Computer Applications3.00
AGBUS 56 Introduction to Agriculture Business and Management3.00
AGBUS 61 Agricultural Marketing3.00
AGBUS 62 Agricultural Sales and Communication3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
AGMEC 163 Small Gasoline Engines2.00
HORT 92.2 Low Volume Landscape Irrigation1.50
HORT 93 Landscape Drafting and Design3.00
HORT 115.1 Designing with Ornamental Grasses1.00
HORT 119 Landscaping with California Native Plants1.50
HORT 127 Edible Landscapes: Design and Maintenance1.50
HORT 133 Current Topics in Horticulture1.00
HORT 151 Pruning Ornamentals1.50
HORT 180 Water Conserving Landscapes1.00
 
Information Learning Resources Requirement - complete 1.00 units
CourseDescriptionUnits
LIR 10 Introduction to Information Literacy1.00

Term Effective: Fall 2016

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.

Term Inactive: Fall 2018

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.

Notes:

Students with extensive horticulturally related workplace experience should consult with the instructor prior to enrolling in HORT 65.

Only one unit of AGRI 98 Independent Study or AGRI 99I Work Experience/Internship is required, but students may elect to take additional units.

The following courses are anticipated to be added as elective options: HORT 127 and HORT 133.

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