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Horticulture (HORT)
 
  LTC
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The Horticulture degree program is designed to prepare individuals for employment within the horticulture field generally and within the various specializations of horticulture specifically. These jobs and specialties include ornamental horticulture, greenhouse operations and management, landscaping operations and management, nursery operations and management, and turf, parks, and grounds management. This program will also prepare individuals for jobs as supervisors and workers in horticulture. Additionally, it will provide training for those interested in horticulture from a continuing education perspective or small business ownership. ┬╣General Education Hours (18) Recommended Electives BMG 1204 Small Business Mgmt and Operations* 2 HRT 1206 Woody Plant Maintenance 3 HRT 1207 Perennial, Biennial & Annual Plant ID 3 HRT 2209 Landscape Irrigation Design & Installation 3 *It is highly recommended that students take BMG 1204 if they intend to become owners/operators of greenhouse, landscape, or other horticultural small businesses.

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 Semester 1

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
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FA2014
SP2015
 
ENG 1201
Communications
 
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ENG 1111
Composition I
 3
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HRT 1201
Landscape Plant Identification
 4
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HRT 1208
Introduction to Horticulture
 3
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HRT 1209
Greenhouse Operation
 3
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HRT 2210
Special Topics in Horticulture
 2
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Term Total
 
15
 
 
 Semester 2

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
FA2014
SP2015
 
HRT 1202
Pest Control
 3
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HRT 1204
Landscape Design and Installation
 3
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HRT 2203
Nursery Operations
 3
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HRT 2210
Special Topics in Horticulture
 2
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HRT 2212
Hort Computer Applications
 3
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LSC 1105
Environmental Biology
 4
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Term Total
 
18
 
 
 Semester 3

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
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FA2014
SP2015
 
HRT 1203
Plant Propagation I
 3
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HRT 2201
Landscape Design & Construction
 3
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HRT 2205
Turf Grass Management
 3
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HRT 2210
Special Topics in Horticulture
 2
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MTH 1103
Liberal Arts Math
 
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MTH 1201
Technical Mathematics
 3
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SPE 1111
Interpersonal Communications
 3
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Term Total
 
17
 
 
 Semester 4

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
FA2014
SP2015
 
GEN 2297
Employment Skills
 2
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HRT 2202
Plant Propagation II
 2
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HRT 2204
Bedding Plant Production
 3
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HRT 2206
Nursery Operations II
 3
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HRT 2207
Landscape Plant Maintenance
 3
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ELEC
Humanities/Social Science Elective marked
 3
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Term Total
 
16
 
 
 Semester 5

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
FA2014
SP2015
 
HRT 2216
Internship
 3
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Term Total
 
3
 
 
 Electives

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
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FA2014
SP2015
 
BMG 1204
 
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HRT 1206
Woody Plant Maintenance
 
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HRT 1207
Perennial, Biennial & Annual ID
 
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HRT 2209
 
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Term Total
 
 
 

 
 
Program Total
 
69
 
 





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