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.
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Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 28
Select a course number below to see a course description.
Required Program Courses
|AGRI 113||PRINCIPLES OF SOIL FERTILITY ||3|
|HORT 110||INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURAL PLANTS ||4|
|HORT 114||INTRODUCTION TO TURFGRASS MANAGEMENT ||3|
|HORT 124||LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION ||3|
|HORT 126||LANDSCAPE ESTABLISHMENT AND MANAGEMENT ||3|
|HORT 130||WOODY PLANT ID ||3|
|HORT 132||PLANT PROBLEM DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT ||3|
|APPROVED ELECTIVES **||3 to 4|
* AGBUS 118; MATH 106, MATH 110 or higher, except for the following: 230, 250
** Approved electives: AGRI 112; HORT 210; HORT 214
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.
Recommended Course Sequence
|Fall Semester 1||Mathematics; HORT 110; HORT 114; HORT 130; Approved Electives|
|Spring Semester 1||AGRI 113; HORT 124; HORT 126; Approved Electives|
|Summer Semester||HORT 132|
Program Contact Information
Agricultural and Industrial Technologies Department
Illinois Career Cluster
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resource
Gainful Employment Disclosure
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