Agriculture: Landscape Practices

Program Length:
1.8 Semesters
Department:
Agriculture
Program Level:
Certificate of Achievement

Landscape Practices Certificate of Achievement

The Landscape Practices certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in landscape design, landscape installation, maintenance of landscapes, tree care industry and supply/equipment sales. Students will study basic plant biology and will learn to assess a plant’s maintenance needs. Landscape design, irrigation, installation and maintenance will also be studied. Students will have the opportunity to work hands on with plants in the school’s various landscapes and will learn to use the tools and techniques of the trade.

Required Courses: Units
AGR75 Pruning 1
AGR100 Plant Pest and Disease Management 3
AGR108 Soils and Fertility Management 3
AGR140 Introduction to Horticulture 3
AGR142 Landscape Maintenance 3
AGR151 Landscape Irrigation 2
AGR154 Landscape Construction 3
AGR240 Plant Identification - Fall 3
AGR241 Plant Identification - Spring 3
Plus 3 additional units selected from the following:
AGR53 Landscaping with Native Plants 3
AGR147 Greenhouse Projects 1-3
AGR196 AGR-Occupational Work Experience Education 1-8
BUS132 Entrepreneurial Management 3
Total Certificate Units 27