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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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