A diversity of professional career opportunities are available to those who wish to work in the nursery industry or related field. Nurseries produce and provide the plant materials used to create outdoor spaces in which people live, work, and play. The A.S. Degree in Nursery Management concentrates on those courses that develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential to producing and managing nursery crops, and managing and marketing nursery products. The courses in this degree focus on sound horticultural science and principles, proper soil and media development and management, plant identification and use, irrigation, plant propagation and production, marketing nursery products, and greenhouse and nursery operations and management.
BUS 310, 330
The Nursery Management 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.