Landscape Design - Level I (Certificate N0625)

Natural Sciences Division
Certificate N0625

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

Course Prefix Course Name Units
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.

Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall TermUnits
AGOR 1 Horticultural Science 3
AGOR 50 Soil Science and Management 3
AGOR 30 Ornamental Plants - Trees and Woody Shrubs 3
AGOR 30 offered in fall only 0
Spring Term
AGOR 71 Construction Fundamentals 3
AGOR 13 Landscape Design 3
AGOR 29 Ornamental Plants - Herbaceous 3
Certificate: Landscape Design N0625 5
Submit petition:, Student Tab#45 5
AGOR 29 71 offered in spring only 1
 Total Units18
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