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. Three certificates in specialized areas are also available to students who already possess skills in the area. These certificates are: Basic Nursery and Landscape Operations, Turf and Landscape Irrigation, and Landscape and Horticultural Science. 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 provisionally accredited by the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET).
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
Related Degrees and Certificates
Landscape and Horticultural Science Level I Certificate
Basic Nursery and Landscape Operations Level I Certificate
Floral Design Technician Level I Certificate
Small/Organic Farmer Level I Certificate
Turf and Landscape Irrigation Level I Certificate
Turfgrass and Golf Course Management, A.A.S.
Agriculture: Associate of Science, concentration in Agriculture