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Horticultural Management Certificate

Level 1 Workforce Certificate

Upon completion of the Level 1 Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:

  • Identify and perform basic horticultural techniques and procedures of growing vegetables, fruits, nuts, flowers and other ornamentals.
  • Discuss and apply the principles and elements of design as used in landscape design and floral composition and use appropriate terminology for describing and interpreting the design principles in a landscape or floral composition.
  • Identify garden pests and recommend both traditional and non-traditional control measures.
  • Propagate herbaceous and woody plants
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This certificate is offered through a combination of hybrid and face-to-face classes. The program is designed to take 48 weeks to complete and is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study.

Certificate Requirements

First Semester
FMKT 1301 FLORAL DESIGN 3 credit hours
HALT 1372 NATURALISTIC HORTICULTURE 3 credit hours
HALT 1331 WOODY PLANTS 3 credit hours
HORT 1401 HORTICULTURE 4 credit hour
HALT 2321 SMALL FARMING 3 credit hours
OR
HALT 1333 LANDSCAPE IRRIGATION 3 credit hours
OR
HALT 1353 LANDSCAPE COMPUTER DESIGN 3 credit hours
OR
HALT 2307 FOOD CROPS 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 16
Second Semester
HALT 1303 HERBACEOUS PLANTS 3 credit hours
HALT 2308 GREENHOUSE MANAGEMENT 3 credit hours
HALT 1422 LANDSCAPE DESIGN 4 credit hours
HALT 2321 SMALL FARMING 3 credit hours
OR
HALT 1333 LANDSCAPE IRRIGATION 3 credit hours
OR
HALT 1353 LANDSCAPE COMPUTER DESIGN 3 credit hours
OR
HALT 2307 FOOD CROPS 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 13
Third Semester (Summer)
HALT 2280 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION 2 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 2

Total Credit Hours: 31

Capstone Requirement: HALT 2280 Cooperative Education - is the capstone requirement and may not be substituted. It should be taken the last semester before graduation.