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Horticultural Sciences, A.A.S.


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The Horticultural Sciences A.A.S. is designed for the student entering the field of landscaping and for the professional who wants to expand his or her knowledge in the field. Emphasis is placed on plant identification, care of landscaping plants and the hands-on application of skills learned in the program.

With this award, you may seek jobs such as:

Landscape business Owners, Nursery and greenhouse managers, Gardeners

Related Awards: 

Floral Design Technician Level 1 Certificate  

Turf and Landscape Irrigation Level 1 Certificate  

Turfgrass & Golf Course Management Level 1 Certificate  

Turfgrass and Golf Course Management, A.A.S.   

Viticulture and Enology Specialization, A.A.S.   

Total Credit Hours Required: 60


Milestone Course(s)


*** denotes Milestone course(s)

A milestone course is a course that is critical for success in this program as determined by the Faculty of the Alamo Colleges District.

Additional Program Information


The degree and certificate programs are designed for the student entering the field of landscaping and for the professional who wants to expand his or her knowledge in the field. Emphasis is placed on the commercial application of skills learned in the program.  Employment for graduating students of this program may be available in landscaping businesses (independent and corporate), residential complexes (apartment and residential organizations), parks and recreational facilities. Positions include but are not limited to superintendents, management and sales.

This program is fully accredited by the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET).

Advisory Committee
Bruce Burger, The Quarry Golf Club
Carlos Cantu, Jr., Cantu Contracting
Dean Gary, Biz-zz Bee Farms
Romell Henze, Magic Gardens
M. Scott Kelley, Mortellaros Nursery
William Odam, San Antonio ISD
Brad Phillips, Brickman Group
David Rodriguez, Texas Agrilife Extension Service
Richard Thompson, Thompson Landscaping
Charles Wagmiller, Hyatt Hill Country Resort

Notes:


* Capstone Course
CIP Code: 01.0601
Major Code: LSHS

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