HORTICULTURE TECHNOLOGY

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Workforce Development Degree

Program Description:
This multi-option program is designed to develop the necessary skills for graduates to function in such jobs as foreman, groundskeeper,
horticulture technician, interiorscaper, floral designer, landscaper, management trainee, and sales person with greenhouses, garden centers, landscaping operation, parks, and private industry.

 

Areas of Emphasis:
1) Floral Design and Interiorscape
2) General Horticulture
3) Golf and Sports Turf
4) Landscape Design and Construction
5) Landscape Maintenance
6) Nursery & Greenhouse Production

 

Degree Awarded: Associate in Applied Science

 

For More Information Contact:
Green Country Horticulture Center Northeast: (918) 595-8435

 

General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 19

 

Biology 4 hours
*BIOL 1404 General Botany

 

Computer Information Systems 3 hours
CSCI 1203 Computer Concepts and Applications

 

English 6 hours
* ENGL 1113 Composition I
and select one course from the following:
* ENGL 1213 Composition II
* ENGL 2333 Technical/Professional Writing
* ENGL 2343 Business Communication I

 

Social Science 6 hours
POLS 1113 American Federal Government
and select one course from the following:
HIST 1483 U.S. History 1492 to Civil War Era
HIST 1493 U.S. History Civil War Era to Present

 

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 41

 

Horticulture Technology Core Courses 23 hours
HORT 1233 Introduction to Irrigation
HORT 1303 Principles of Horticulture Technology
HORT 1313 Ornamental Horticulture
*HORT 1343 Plant Identification
*HORT 1353 Fertilizers and Soils
*HORT 1363 Plant Diseases and Pests
HORT 2251 Horticulture Internship I Project
HORT 2401 Pest Control Certification and Licensing
*HORT 2493 Horticulture Management Principles

 

Select 12 credit hours from the following areas of emphasis:

 

1) Floral Design and Interiorscape Emphasis
*HORT 2363 Landscape Planning and Design I
HORT 2413 Nursery and Greenhouse Management
HORT 2433 Floral Design
HORT 2483 Interior Plants

 

2) General Horticulture Emphasis
HORT 1413 Equipment Safety and Maintenance
HORT 2353 Lawn and Turf Care
*HORT 2363 Landscape Planning and Design I
HORT 2413 Nursery and Greenhouse Management

 

3) Golf and Sports Turf Emphasis
HORT 1413 Equipment Safety and Maintenance
HORT 2224 Golf and Sports Turf
HORT 2353 Lawn and Turf Care
*HORT 2363 Landscape Planning and Design I

 

4) Landscape Design and Construction Emphasis
HORT 1091 Landscape Construction
HORT 1413 Equipment Safety and Maintenance
*HORT 2353 Lawn and Turf Care
*HORT 2363 Landscape Planning and Design I
*HORT 2513 Landscape Planning and Design II
*SURV 1324 Surveying I

 

5) Landscape Maintenance Emphasis
HORT 1413 Equipment Safety and Maintenance
*HORT 2353 Lawn and Turf Care
*HORT 2363 Landscape Planning and Design I
HORT 2423 Arboriculture Practices

 

6) Nursery & Greenhouse Production Emphasis
HORT 1413 Equipment Safety and Maintenance
HORT 2413 Nursery and Greenhouse Management
HORT 2433 Floral Design
HORT 2483 Interior Plants

 

Controlled Electives 6 hours
 

Select any Horticulture Classes

 

Total Credit Hours: 60-61
*Course has a prerequisite (See course description section of catalog).

NOTE: Students who complete all the courses in any of the six areas of emphasis may apply for an institutional certificate of completion from the Science and Mathematics division at Northeast Campus.

 

General education requirements can be found at: www.tulsacc.edu/gened.

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