The Horticulture – Landscaping certificate program trains individuals for entry-level positions in this field. It also provides opportunities for individuals already employed in a horticultural business to gain knowledge and skills in their chosen field.
With this certificate, students may find employment in landscaping firms, management firms, lawn care firms; and nurseries.
East Peoria Campus AIT Building 118
East Peoria Campus Hort Land Lab 2
Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 29
Select a course number below to see a course description.
|AGBUS 118||AGRICULTURAL COMPUTATIONS *||3|
|AGRI 113||PRINCIPLES OF SOIL FERTILITY ||3|
|HORT 110||INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURAL PLANTS ||4|
|HORT 114||TURF MANAGEMENT I ||3|
|HORT 125||LANDSCAPE PLANTS I ||3|
|HORT 126||HORTICULTURAL PLANT PRUNING ||2|
|HORT 130||LANDSCAPE PLANTS II ||3|
|APPROVED ELECTIVES **||8 to 9|
* Math requirement may be waived if competence is shown.
** Approved electives: AGRI 112, HORT 124, 132, 210, 213, 214, 255.
Students may apply credit earned toward the Horticulture Landscape Management Associate in Applied Science degree program. With this certificate, students may find employment in: landscaping firms, grounds management firms, lawn care firms, or nurseries.
|Fall Semester 1||AGBUS 118; HORT 110; HORT 114; Approved Electives|
|Spring Semester 1||AGRI 113; HORT 125; HORT 126; Approved Electives|
|Summer Semester||HORT 130; Approved Electives|
Accreditation is PLANET’s endorsement of colleges and universities with outstanding landscape contracting or horticulture degrees. This recognition is extended to schools that meet or exceed industry standards for a model curriculum.
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