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 Science 3
AGOR 13Landscape Design 3
AGOR 29Ornamental Plants - Herbaceous 3
AGOR 30Ornamental Plants - Trees and Woody Shrubs 3
AGOR 50Soil Science and Management 3
AGOR 71Construction Fundamentals 3
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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