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    Palo Alto College
  Oct 28, 2020
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2017-2018 
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

Landscape and Horticultural Science Level 1 Certificate

The Floral Design certificate allows students to step out of the greenhouse for instruction in techniques in the arranging and distribution aspect of the floral industry. Florists and floral designers are a large part of the service industry in San Antonio. Hotels and convention areas use floral designers to keep the ambiance fresh with the replacement of potted plants and fresh flowers regularly in foyers and lobbies.

With this award, you may seek jobs such as:

Lawn Care Foreman, Landscaper, Nursery Supervisor 

Related Awards

Landscape and Horticultural Science, A.A.S.  
Turfgrass and Golf Course Management, A.A.S.  
Viticulture and Enology Specialization, A.A.S.  
Basic Nursery and Landscape Operations Level 1 Certificate 
Floral Design Technician Level 1 Certificate  
Small/Organic Farmer Level 1 Certificate  
Turf and Landscape Irrigation Level 1 Certificate  
Turfgrass & Golf Course Management Level 1 Certificate  

Total Credit Hours Required: 39

Milestone Course(s)

*** denotes Milestone course(s).
A milestone course is a course that is critical for success in this program.

Additional Program Information

The Green Industry needs more qualified and educated employees to assume sales, estimating or mid-level supervisory jobs in this growing industry. Work for landscape maintenance and installation companies, wholesale nurseries, irrigation contractors, and landscape designers.


* Capstone Course
CIP Code: 01.0605
Major Code: LSHS

Gainful Employment

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Gainful Employment Information for Landscape and Horticultural Science, Level 1 Certificate.