Southwestern College

"Protecting our Planet using Sustainable Horticultural Practices"

Degree Description:

The Associate of Science degree in Sustainable Landscape Practices trains students to become proficient in the many skills needed to evaluate residential and urban landscapes for sustainable practices in design, installation, and maintenance. Careers related to this degree include Sustainable Landscape Professional, Landscape Irrigation Auditor, and Sustainable Landscape Designer.

Degree Course Requirements:

 Course #  Course Title  Units
 LNT 94  Sprinkler System Installation, Maintenance, and Repair  3
 LNT 100  Plant and Horticultural Science  4
 LNT 101  Sustainable Energy Studies  3
 LNT 105  Plant Identification:  Trees  3
 LNT 109  Plan Identification:   Shrubs  3
 LNT 119  Plant Identification:  Xeriphytic Plants  3
 LNT 120  Landscape Design 1  4
 LNT 128  Sprinkler Design  3
 LNT 129  Sustainable Landscape/Water Auditor  3
 LNT 134  Soils  3
 LNT 136  Plant Pest and Disease Control  3
 Total Units  35

A Certificate of Achievement is granted upon completion of the courses listed above.  Students must complete additional required General Education courses to earn their Associate of Science Degree.  See your Southwestern College counselor to help you plan your desired program.

Note:  this degree is listed in the college catalog under Sustainable Energy Studies.

This page was revised on October 23, 2015. The courses shown above reflect the degree and certificate requirements for the 2016-17 college catalog.

Last updated: 10/23/2015 3:33:28 PM