Southwestern College

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 105,109,113, or 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 12 additional units
from the courses listed below:
LNT 72                Horticultural Equipment: Care and Operation 2
LNT 75 Pond Design, Installation, and Care 1
LNT 94                         Sprinkler System Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 3
LNT 120 Landscape Design 1 4
LNT 122 Landscape Design 2 4
LNT 123                 Landscape Maintenance     4
LNT 124 Landscape Construction 3
LNT 128 Sprinkler Design 3
LNT 132 Turf Management 3
Total Units Required   39 

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

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.

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 3:05:47 PM