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Technical Program - Horticultural Production and Landscape - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

Horticultural Production and Landscape (AAS.HRT)

Associate Degree in Applied Science

The Horticulture Production and Landscape degree is for students seeking advanced training within the green industry including greenhouse management, golf course management, landscape design, nursery management, and landscape construction. The 20 weeks of internship allow the student to specialize within the production or landscape areas.


For more information contact:
Dyke Barkley
217-234-5569
dbarkley@lakelandcollege.edu

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Horticulture Program Coordinator
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
1 Course only offered in summer semester
2 N/A




First Year
First Semester
HRT 201 Introduction to Horticulture +
3
HRT 061 Woody Plant Identification +
3
HRT 082 Landscape Construction and Maintenance +
3
AGR 040 Agricultural Mathmatics +
2.5
MAT116 or higher General Education Mathematics *  
AGR 050 Soils +
3.5 - 4
AGR 205 or Soil Science +  
  Total Semester Hours:
15 - 15.5
 
Second Semester
HRT 063 Evergreens, Vines, and Groundcovers +++
3
HRT 071 Herbaceous Landscape Plants 1 (Perennials) +++
3
HRT 091 Supervised Occupational Experience 1 *
3.5
AGR 111 Introduction to Agriculture Software +++
2 - 3
AGR 112 or Computer Applications in Agriculture +++  
HRT or AGR Elective **
2
HED 178 Responding to Emergencies
2
  Total Semester Hours:
15.5 - 16.5
 
Summer Term
AGR 120 Agriculture Economics 1
3 - 4
AGR 207 or Introduction to Ag Economics  
HRT 072 Herbaceous Landscape Plants 2 (Annuals) 1
3
HRT 092 Supervised Occupational Experience 2 *
2.5
  Total Semester Hours:
8.5 - 9.5
 

Second Year
First Semester
HRT 076 Greenhouse Managment +
3
HRT 081 Landscape Design +
3
BIO 100 Bio Science
4
ENG 120 Composition I *
3
ENG 098 or Communications I +  
PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology
3
SOS 050 or Human Relations  
  Total Semester Hours:
16
 
Second Semester
HRT 066 Turf Management +++
3
HRT 093 Supervised Occupational Experience 3 *
3
HRT or AGR Elective **
2
POS 160 American National Government
3
SPE 111 Public Speaking
3
  Total Semester Hours:
14
 

Suggested Electives
Suggested Electives
HRT 083 Landscape Design II -Layout/Graphics +++
3
AGR 141 Intro to Agroecology +++
3
AGR 143 Organic Crop Production +++
3
AGR 145 Biological Pest Management
3
AGR 132 Retailing of Agricultural Supplies +++
2
AGR 133 Agriculture Salesmanship +++
2.5
AGR 053 Integrated Pest Management 1
3
AGR 051 Soil Fertility +++
2.5
   

Total Program Hours: 69 - 71.5
Last Updated: 10/25/11

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