Landscape Design - Level I

Natural Sciences Division
Certificate L0368

This certificate program is designed to give students basic skills needed as a landscape designer. All courses are applicable for degrees in Ornamental Horticulture, Parks and Sports Turf Management, and Integrated Pest Management.

Required Courses

AGOR 1Horticultural Science3
AGOR 13Landscape Design3
AGOR 29Ornamental Plants - Herbaceous3
AGOR 30Ornamental Plants - Trees and Woody Shrubs3
AGOR 50Soil Science and Management3
AGOR 71Construction Fundamentals3
Total Units18

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Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • evaluate a site and develop a functional design that meets client criteria
  • identify and correctly use the proper tool needed for landscape projects.
  • explain the binomial method of plant nomenclature.
  • give a professional quality oral presentation
  • evaluate the soil conditions at an existing site and make specific recommendations for the immediate and long-term correction of all problems

Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

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