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Degree Description:

Designed for students interested in landscape contracting and landscape maintenance careers, including park settings, schoolgrounds, residential landscapes, and commercial landscapes. Skills include hardscape installation, sprinkler systems, turfgrass management, and landscape installation and care.

Degree Course Requirements:

 Course #  Course Title  Units
 LNT 100       Plant and Horticultural Science  4
 LNT 102-116, 119  Plant Identification*  6*
 LNT 134      Soils  3
 LNT 136  Plant Pest and Disease Control  3
 ACCT 7  Basic Business Bookkeeping  
   OR  3
 LNT 148  Horticultural Business Practices  
 BIOL 100 & 101 Principle of Biology and Lab   4
 PD 290-293  Occupational Cooperative Education I-IV  4
Electives Students must choose from the courses below
to achieve 12 additional units
LNT 72                Horticultural Equipment: Care and Operation 2
LNT 75 Pond Design, Installation, and Care 1
LNT 120 Landscape Design 1 4
LNT 122 Landscape Design 2 4
 LNT 123                  Landscape Maintenance      4
LNT 125 Landscape Construction: Concrete 1
LNT 126 Landscape Construction: Lumber 1
LNT 127 Landscape Construction: Sprinkler Installation 1
LNT 128 Sprinkler Design 3
LNT 131 Landscape Contracting and Estimating 3
LNT 132 Turf Management 3

* Students may choose any of the Plant Identification courses to total at least 6 units.

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


Last updated: 4/29/2015 4:31:20 PM