Associate in Applied Science in Landscape Horticulture Landscape Horticulture: Track II Nursery and Greenhouse Operations

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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.

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Degree
Academic Plan
Landscape Horticulture (AAS)
Academic Plan Code
3030
Total Credits Required
68

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Term 1

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
16
AGL189 Landscape Design I Course offered Fall only RC 3
AGS164 Plant Growth and Development RC 4
CHM130 Fundamental Chemistry CHM130 or Permission of Program Director RC 3
AGL181 Landscape Construction Techniques Course offered Fall only RC 3
AGS183 Urban Plant Identification And Use Course offered Fall only RC 3

Term 2

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
17
AGB130 Establishing And Running An Agribusiness Course offered Spring only RC 3
AGB139 Agribusiness Computer Operations Online format only RC 3
AGS260 Soils AGS260 is offered in the Spring only. AGS260 meets the Natural Sciences area NS 4
First-Year Composition Any approved General Education course from the First-Year Composition area ENG 101 or 107 FYC 3
AGS268 Integrated Pest Management in the Cultivated Environment Course offered Spring only RC 4

Term 3

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
18
AGS186 Greenhouse Management And Construction Course offered Fall only RC 3
Oral Communication Any approved general education course in the Oral Communication area COM 3
First-Year Composition Any approved General Education course from the First-Year Composition area ENG 102 or 108 FYC 3
AGS 284 Lawn and Turf Care Course offered Fall only RC 3
AGS262 Irrigation Design, Installation, Operation, and Trouble Shooting Course offered Fall only RC 3
Mathmatics Any approved general education course in the Mathematics area MA 3

Term 4

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
17
CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking Or equivalent as indicated by assessment Critical Rdg 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences Any approved General Education course in the Social & Behavioral Sciences area SB 3
AGS285 Propagation of Horticultural Plants Course offered Spring only RC 3
AGS182AA Gardening Practices and Techniques RC 2
AGS192 Urban Plant Care Course offered Spring only RC 3
SSH111 Sustainable Cities Meets Humanities and Fine Arts area RC 3

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Program Area Key

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

Disclaimer

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

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

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 (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=107254).