Associate in Applied Science in Landscape Horticulture

Landscape Horticulture

Degree Information

Academic Plan

AAS Landscape Horticulture

Academic Plan Code

3030

Credits

72

Urban Horticulture: Track II Landscape Contracting and Management

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Landscape Horticulture program helps prepare students for careers as gardeners, technicians, supervisors, managers, or business owners in wholesale or retail nurseries, florists, landscape design and construction operations, or landscape management companies. In addition, the program helps prepare students for careers with local, state, and federal government agencies involved with the technical phases of the Landscape Horticulture industry.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway.  Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term.  It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites,  any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment.  Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.

Program Area Key:

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed in the Required Courses area.

Term 1

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
17
RC AGB139 Agribusiness Computer Operations 3
RC AGL189 Landscape Design I 3
RC AGS164 Plant Growth and Development 4
NS CHM130 Fundamental Chemistry 3
NS CHM130LL Fundamental Chemistry Laboratory 1
FYC First-Year Composition Any approved General Education course from the First-Year Composition area 3

Term 2

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
15
RC AGS183 Urban Plant Identification And Use 3
RC AGS182AA Gardening Practices and Techniques 2
RC AGS260 Soils 4
Critical Rdg CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking 3
FYC First-Year Composition Any approved General Education course from the First-Year Composition area 3

Term 3

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
9
COM Oral Communication Any approved general education course in the Oral Communication area 3
SB Social & Behavioral Sciences Any approved General Education course in the Social & Behavioral Sciences area 3
RC AGS290 or
AGS296WC
Internship or
Cooperative Education
3

Term 4

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
15
RC AGS284 Lawn And Turf Care 3
RC AGL181 Landscape Construction Techniques 3
RC CNS181 Cost Estimating I 3
RC SSH111 Sustainable Cities 3
MA Mathematics Any approved General Education course in the Math area 3

Term 5

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
16
RC AGB130 Establishing And Running An Agribusiness 3
RC AGS192 Urban Plant Care 3
RC AGS262 Irrigation Design, Installation, Operation, And Trouble Shooting 3
Oral Comm Oral Communication Any approved general education course in the Oral Communication area 3
RC AGS268 Integrated Pest Management in the Cultivated Environment 4

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Disclaimer

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

View MCCCD's program website for the Associate in Applied Science in Landscape Horticulture (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/acres.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=107254).