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Horticulture (CRT.HRT)

The Horticulture certificate is designed for students seeking educational training and employment in the industries of landscaping, greenhouse management, plant propagation, nursery management, golf course management and turf grass management. In addition to 33 credit hours of specialized courses in horticulture, business and soil science, students will receive 12 weeks of supervised occupational experience at approved internship locations.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.


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FIRST YEAR
First Semester   Hours
HRT-201 Introduction to Horticulture
3.0
HRT-061 Woody Plants Identification
3.0
HRT-076 Greenhouse Mgt and Production
3.0
HRT-082 Landscape Construction & Maint
3.0
AGR-040 Agricultural Mathematics
2.5
AGR-050 Soils OR
AGR-205 Intro/Soil Science  
3.5
SEMESTER TOTALS 18.0
Second Semester
HRT-063 Evergreen/Vines & Ground Cover +++ 
3.0
HRT-066 Turf Management +++ 
3.0
HRT-081 Landscape Design +++ 
3.0
HRT-071 Herbaceous Perennial Plants +++ 
3.0
HRT-091 Supervised Occupational Exp I  
3.5
SEMESTER TOTALS 15.5
Summer Term
HRT-072 Herbaceous Annual Plants ++++ 
3.0
HRT-092 Supervised Occupational Exp II  
2.5
SEMESTER TOTALS 5.5
TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS 39.00