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Horticulture Technology - A.A.S. Program Requirements

  • Landscape Design Concentration
  • Turfgrass Management Concentration
  • Urban Forestry Concentration

Type Legend: KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts; KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences

Please read the section in the University Catalog on Kent Core requirements.

I.     DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE  (1 credit)   
Type     Course    Title    Credits    
US    10097    Destination Kent State: First Year Experience    1    
II.     MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (27 credits)  Courses count in major GPA    
Type     Course    Title    Credits    
BSCI    16001    Horticultural Botany   
3    

26002    Ecological Principles of Pest Management    3    

26003    Plant Identification and Selection I    3    

26004    Plant Identification and Selection II    3    

GEOG    16001    Soil and Horticultural Management    3    
HORT    16001    Introduction to Horticulture    1   

26001    Occupational Regulations and Safety    2   
26016    Irrigation Design and Maintenance    3    
26018    Landscape Construction I
3    
Technical elective
3    
III.     ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (28 credits)     
Type    Course    Title    Credits    

BMRT    11000    Introduction to Business    3   

21052    Professional Selling Techniques    3   
KBS
CHEM    10030    Chemistry in Our World   
3   
KBS

10031    Chemistry in Our World Laboratory    1   
KAD
COMM    15000    Introduction to Human Communication    3   

COMT    11000    Introduction to Computer Systems    3

KCM
ENG    11011    College Writing I    3

20002    Introduction to Technical Writing    3

GEOL    21062    Environmental Geology   
3

General elective (Choose from Kent Core courses)    3   
IV.     CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (12 credits)    
Landscape Design (12)   
Turfgrass Management (12)   

Urban Forestry (12)    
MINIMUM TOTAL 
68

Landscape Design Concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2010-2011Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (12 credits)  Courses count in major GPA    
Type     Course    Title    Credits    
HORT    26020    Professional Landscape Management
3   

26021    Cooperative Work Experience in Landscape Management*
6    

26046    Landscape Design
3    
MINIMUM TOTAL 
12

* Course must be taken twice.

Turfgrass Management Concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2010-2011Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (12 credits)  Courses count in major GPA    
Type     Course    Title    Credits    
HORT    26030    Turfgrass Management
3    
26031    Cooperative Work Experience in Turfgrass Management*
6    

26032    Golf Course Management
3    
MINIMUM TOTAL 
12

* Course must be taken twice.

Urban Forestry Concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2010-2011Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (12 credits)  Courses count in major GPA    
HORT    26010    Arboriculture
3    
26011    Cooperative Work Experience in Tree Care*
6   

26012    Urban Forestry
3    
MINIMUM TOTAL 
12

* Course must be taken twice.

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