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A.S. Horticulture, Landscape Technology

DEGREE: A.S. Horticulture, Landscape Technology
Code #1146

A diversity of professional career opportunities are available to those who wish to provide professional landscape services. Landscapers design, install, and maintain private and public outdoor spaces in which people live, work, and play. The A.S. Degree in Landscape Technology concentrates on those courses that develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential to developing, constructing, and maintaining functional and sustainable landscapes, green spaces, and irrigation systems. The courses of this degree focus on sound horticultural science and principles, plant identification, proper soil development and management, sustainable landscape and irrigation design, water conservation, sustainable construction and landscape and turf maintenance practices, integrated pest management, licensing and certification, and horticultural business practices.

Suggested Electives:
ACCT 101
ART 300
BUS 310, 330
ECON 302
HORT 498
POLS 301

Associate Degree
The Landscape Technology Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree may be obtained by completion of the required program and general requirements as well as sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See CRC graduation requirements.