2013-2014 Catalog & Handbook 
    
    Aug 22, 2019  
2013-2014 Catalog & Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Landscape Design Technology, AAS


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Landscape Design Technology utilizes skills in design, plant identification and installation, as well as construction techniques. Career opportunities in the Landscape industry include: Landscape Designer, Landscape Crew Supervisor, Construction Supervisor and Landscape Project Coordinator. Landscape Design Technology is utilized in many areas of the green industry: retail nurseries, design/build companies, golf courses, sports fields, amusement parks and government agencies.

  • Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL) (You can either purchase a laptop on your own or purchase one from the STI Support Center. Estimated 750.00 for laptop.)

Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Landscape Design Technology, a student will be able to:

Science and Technology

  • Utilize the proper safety procedures for the setup and operation of various types of equipment.
  • Choose procedures, tools and equipment to complete work assignments.
  • Apply plant identification knowledge in landscape installation projects.
  • Draft planview blueprints of landscape projects.
  • Install landscape projects by reading blueprints drawn by students.
  • Locate, understand, and interpret information found in plans, blueprints, manuals, graphs, and schedules.
  • Recognize, organize, and process symbols, pictures, and diagrams that are pertinent to this field.

  Problem Solving/Critical Thinking

  • Identify and apply trouble shooting techniques to plant health problems.
  • Evaluate a service situation and choose the best corrective measure.
  • Utilize time management skills to complete work as scheduled.
  • Choose procedures, tools or equipment to complete work assignments.
  • Assess landscape site characteristics and develop solutions.
  • Apply knowledge of construction materials options.

 Professionalism

  • Demonstrate understanding, friendliness, politeness to coworkers, as well as customers.
  • Present a positive attitude toward the work environment regardless of situation.
  • Utilize time management skills to complete work as scheduled.
  • Demonstrate reliability (attendance, punctuality and follow through).
  • Demonstrate the ability to be a team leader.
  • Complete client projects in a timely manner.

 Communication

  • Locate, understand, and interpret information found in plans, blueprints, manuals, graphs, and schedules.
  • Respond to verbal directions and or messages necessary to perform tasks pertinent to this career.
  • Communicate project details to the client.
  • Communicate and relate professionally with co-workers.
  • Apply telephone etiquette when calling suppliers and clients.
  • Write clear work orders.

Program Curriculum - Total Credits: 70


Additional Information


Students entering a program in any semester other than outlined may not graduate in the expected amount of time.

Fourth Semester Electives:


Estimated total program fees


Tuition $7,280
Fees $6,230
Books & Supplies $1,550
Tools & Supplies $ 300
TOTAL $15,360

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