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Summer Semester 2021 Catalog

Horticulture, Associate of Applied Science Degree

Overview

Offered at the Augusta Campus and the Columbia County Center

Entrance Dates: Fall, Spring, and Summer
Length of Program: Six Terms
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 60

Program Description: The Horticulture program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in horticulture. The program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and technical knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to retrain or upgrade present knowledge and skills. Graduates of the program receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Horticulture with a specialization in either General Horticulture Specialization or Landscape Specialization.

Employment Opportunities: A graduate of this program may expect to find career opportunities as a first-line supervisor or manager in the landscape industry as well as nursery, greenhouse, and garden center operations and sales or a small business owner in one or more of these areas.

Curriculum Outline

General Education Core Classes, 15 credits

ENGL 1101COMPOSITION AND RHETORIC

3

XXXX XXXXSOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE AREA II*

3

 

MATH 1101MATHEMATICAL MODELING

3

OR

MATH 1103QUANTITATIVE SKILLS AND REASONING

3

OR

MATH 1111COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3

 

XXXX XXXXHUMANITIES/FINE ARTS AREA IV*

3

XXXX XXXXGENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE*

3

*A list of General Education Area I, II, III, IV courses can be found in the General Education

Core Curriculum Section of this catalog.

Occupational Courses, 21 credits

COMP 1000INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER LITERACY

3

HORT 1000HORTICULTURE SCIENCE

3

HORT 1010WOODY PLANT IDENTIFICATION I

3

HORT 1020HERBACEOUS PLANT IDENTIFICATION

3

HORT 1080PEST MANAGEMENT

3

 

HORT 1150ENVIRONMENTAL HORTICULTURE INTERNSHIP

3

OR

XXXX XXXXOCCUPATIONAL GUIDED ELECTIVE*

3

 

XXXX XXXXOCCUPATIONAL GUIDED ELECTIVE*

3

Occupational Guided Elective Options

 

ARTS 1101ART APPRECIATION

3

AGRB XXXXANY AGRB CLASS IN WHICH PREREQUISITES ARE MET

(CREDITS VARY)

MKTG XXXXANY MKTG CLASS IN WHICH PREREQUISITES ARE MET

(CREDITS VARY)

HORT XXXXANY HORT CLASS IN WHICH PREREQUISITES ARE MET

(CREDITS VARY)

GCMT XXXXANY GCMT CLASS IN WHICH PREREQUISITES ARE MET

(CREDITS VARY)

(Please refer to the course descriptions for credits and prerequisite information).

Completion of one of the following specializations is required:

General Horticulture Specialization, 24 credits

 

HORT 1030GREENHOUSE MANAGEMENT

4

HORT 1041LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION

4

HORT 1050NURSERY PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT

4

HORT 1060LANDSCAPE DESIGN

4

HORT 1070LANDSCAPE INSTALLATION

4

HORT 1100INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

3

HORT 1110SMALL SCALE FOOD PRODUCTION

4

HORT 1120LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT

4

HORT 1140HORTICULTURE BUSINESS MANAGE

3

HORT 1310IRRIGATION AND WATER MANAGEMENT

4

HORT 1330TURFGRASS MANAGEMENT

4

HORT 1410SOILS

3

HORT 1420GOLFCOURSEDESIGNCONSTRANDMANAGE

3

HORT 1680WOODY PLANT IDENTIFICATION II

3

HORT 1690HORTICULTURE SPANISH

3

HORT 1750INTERIORSCAPING

4

Landscape Specialization, 24 credits

HORT 1041LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION

4

HORT 1060LANDSCAPE DESIGN

4

HORT 1120LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT

4

HORT 1330TURFGRASS MANAGEMENT

4

HORT 1310IRRIGATION AND WATER MANAGEMENT

4

HORT XXXXHorticulture Elective

4

Guided Pathway

You may click on any course below to view the course description and prerequisite information.

Students who do not follow the Course Sequence listed below may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown.

 

 

Augusta and Grovetown Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Horticulture

AWARD: Associate of Applied Science Degree

CAMPUS: Augusta and Grovetown Day Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

HORT 1000HORTICULTURE SCIENCE

3

HORT 1010WOODY PLANT IDENTIFICATION I

3

HORT XXXXHorticulture Elective

4

HORT 1140HORTICULTURE BUSINESS MANAGE

3

ENGL 1101COMPOSITION AND RHETORIC

3

Year 1 Spring Semester

HORT XXXXHorticulture Elective

4

HORT XXXXHorticulture Elective

4

HORT XXXXHorticulture Elective

4

HORT 1080PEST MANAGEMENT

3

 

MATH 1111COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3

OR

MATH 1103QUANTITATIVE SKILLS AND REASONING

3

OR

MATH 1101MATHEMATICAL MODELING

3

Year 1 Summer Semester

HORT 1020HERBACEOUS PLANT IDENTIFICATION

3

HORT XXXXHorticulture Elective

4

HORT XXXXHorticulture Elective

4

COMP 1000INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER LITERACY

3

Year 2 Fall Semester

HORT 1150ENVIRONMENTAL HORTICULTURE INTERNSHIP

3

XXXX XXXXSOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE AREA II*

3

XXXX XXXXHUMANITIES/FINE ARTS AREA IV*

3

XXXX XXXXGENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE*

3

*A list of General Education Area I, II, III, IV courses can be found in the General Education

Core Curriculum Section of this catalog.