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Technical Program - Horticulture - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

Horticulture (CRT.HRT)

Certificate

Horticulture Lake Land College The Horticulture certificate is designed for students seeking educational training and employment in the industries of landscaping, greenhouse management, plant propagation, nursery management, golf course management and turfgrass management. In addition to 33 credit hours of specialized courses in horticulture, business and soil science, students will receive 12 weeks of supervised occupational experience at approved internship locations.


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 076 Greenhouse Management +
3
HRT 082 Landscape Construction and Maintenance +
3
AGR 040 Agricultural Mathmatics +
2.5
AGR 050 Soils +
3.5 - 4
AGR 205 or Soil Science  
  Total Semester Hours:
18 - 18.5
 
Second Semester
HRT 063 Evergreens, Vines, and Ground Covers +++
3
HRT 071 Herbaceous Landscape Plants 1 (Perennials) +++
3
HRT 066 Turf Management +++
3
HRT 081 Landscape Design +++
3
HRT 091 Supervised Occupational Experience I
3.5
  Total Semester Hours:
15.5
 
Summer Term
HRT 072 Herbaceous Landscape Plants 2 (Annuals) 1
3
HRT 092 Supervised Occupational Experience II
2.5
  Total Semester Hours:
5.5
 


Total Program Hours: 39 - 39.5

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