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.
Important information you’ll need when applying to MCC:
- Academic Career
- Degree/Certificate Type
- Career and Technical Degree
- Academic Plan
- Landscape Horticulture (AAS)
- Academic Plan Code
- Total Credits Required
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.
|AGL189||Landscape Design I||Course offered Fall only||RC||3|
|AGS164||Plant Growth and Development||RC||4|
|CHM130||Fundamental Chemistry||Prerequisites: C or better in [CHM090 or MAT090 or MAT091 or MAT092 or (MAT103AA & MAT103AB) or higher or satisfactory placement score] and [RDG100 or higher or eligibility for CRE101], or permission of the Instructor/Department/Division Chair.||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|
|AGB130||Establishing And Running An Agribusiness||Course offered Spring only||RC||3|
|AGB139||Agribusiness Computer Operations||Online format only||RC||3|
|AGS260||Soils||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CHM130 or permission of Instructor.||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|
|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|
|CRE101||College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking||Prerequisites: (A grade of C or better in ENG101 or ENG107) and (appropriate reading placement test score or a grade of C or better in RDG095 or RDG100 or RDG111 or RDG112 or RDG113 or permission of Instructor).||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
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).