Certificate of Completion in Landscape Specialist

Urban Horticulture

Certificate Information

Academic Plan Code

5073

Credits

27

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Landscape Specialist program emphasizes the technology of production and management. The program is designed to prepare students to become employed as technicians, supervisors, managers, or owners in nurseries or landscape construction and maintenance. In addition the program prepares students for jobs with government agencies or other agencies involved with the technical phases of the Urban Horticulture industry.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway.  Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term.  It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites,  any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment.  Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.

Program Area Key:

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities and Fine Arts
  • 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.

Term 1

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
13
RC AGL181 Landscape Construction Techniques 3
RC AGL189 Landscape Design I 3
RC AGS164 Plant Growth and Development 4
RC AGS183 Urban Plant Identification And Use 3

Term 2

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
14
RC AGB130 Establishing And Running An Agribusiness 3
RC AGB139 Agribusiness Computer Operations 3
RC AGS260 Origin and Composition of Soils 4
RC AGS268 Insect, Weed And Pest Control 4

Note

Courses in Term 1 are the requirements for the CCL Landscape Aide (5069) which is part of the Landscape Specialist certificate. 

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Disclaimer

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.

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