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Horticulture- Landscaping

Summer 2009.smallLANDSCAPE & GARDEN DAY
Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 9:00-3:00
ICC East Peoria Campus – Horticulture Land Lab 
“Superhero Landscapes: Save the World”

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.

Career Opportunities

With this certificate, students may find employment in landscaping firms, management firms, lawn care firms; and nurseries.

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Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 28

Program Requirements

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Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
MATHEMATICS *3
AGRI 113PRINCIPLES OF SOIL FERTILITY 3
HORT 110INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURAL PLANTS 4
HORT 114INTRODUCTION TO TURFGRASS MANAGEMENT 3
HORT 124LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION 3
HORT 126LANDSCAPE ESTABLISHMENT AND MANAGEMENT 3
HORT 130WOODY PLANT ID 3
HORT 132PLANT PROBLEM DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT 3

Elective Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
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

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1Mathematics; HORT 110; HORT 114; HORT 130; Approved Electives
Spring Semester 1 AGRI 113; HORT 124; HORT 126; Approved Electives
Summer SemesterHORT 132

Program Contact Information

Agricultural and Industrial Technologies Department
AIT Building
Room 118
(309) 694-8446

Illinois Career Cluster

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resource

Career Pathway:
Plant Systems

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Related Programs

Horticulture Landscape Management
Horticulture Turfgrass Management
Horticulture – Turfgrass Operations certificate

Accreditation

National accreditation by the National Associate of Landscape Professionals (NALP)

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