2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 29, 2022  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Horticulture Technology, AAS

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Horticulture is both an art and a science.  A degree in horticulture opens pathways to many career opportunities in greenhouse production, nursery management, landscaping construction, landscape maintenance, arboriculture and fruit and vegetable production.   Students will learn how to identify, grow, maintain and manage a variety of plants such as: annuals, perennials, woody plants, and fruits and vegetables.  Integrated pest management and plant health care principles are applied in the greenhouse, production fields and the landscape in order to understand diseases, insect pests and pest control methods.   Environmental conservation principle and practices of soil, water and biological control are essential in the horticulture field.  In this hands-on learning environment students get the opportunity to maintain and safely operate equipment that is critical to the industry.  The horticulture industry has a huge impact by providing amazing landscapes, ground maintenance, parks and rec, conservation, beautiful flowers and food. 

TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS: This degree is a Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL) program. You may purchase a laptop on your own or from the Southeast Tech IT Support Center.

Program Curriculum | 65 Credits Minimum

Additional Information

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

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