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

First semester courses and credits required to earn the Horticultural Management Certificate
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
FMKT 1301 FLORAL DESIGN 3
HALT 1372 NATURALISTIC HORTICULTURE 3
HALT 1331 WOODY PLANTS 3
HORT 1401 HORTICULTURE 4
HALT 2321 OR
HALT 1333 OR
HALT 1353 OR
HALT 2307
SMALL FARMING OR
LANDSCAPE IRRIGATION OR
LANDSCAPE COMPUTER DESIGN OR
FOOD CROPS
3
3
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 16

Second Semester

Second semester courses and credits required to earn the Horticultural Management Certificate
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
HALT 1303 HERBACEOUS PLANTS 3
HALT 2308 GREENHOUSE MANAGEMENT 3
HALT 1422 LANDSCAPE DESIGN 4
HALT 2321 OR
HALT 1333 OR
HALT 1353 OR
HALT 2307
SMALL FARMING OR
LANDSCAPE IRRIGATION OR
LANDSCAPE COMPUTER DESIGN OR
FOOD CROPS
3
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 13

Total Credit Hours: 29