Horticulture Technology Certificate C15240

Curriculum Description:
The Horticulture Technology curriculum is designed to prepare individuals for various careers in horticulture. Classroom instruction and practical laboratory applications of horticulture principles and practices are included in the program of study.

Course work includes plant science, plant materials, propagation, soils, fertilizers, and pest management. Also included are courses in plant production, landscaping, and the management and operation of horticulture businesses.

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in nurseries, garden centers, greenhouses, landscape operations, gardens, and governmental agencies. Graduates should also be prepared to take the North Carolina Pesticide Applicator's Examination and the North Carolina Certified Plant Professional Examination.

Certificate Course and Hour Requirements: 18 Semester Hours Credit


        Major Courses
        Core (15 SHC)

HOR 160Plant Materials I22003
HOR 162Applied Plant Science22003
HOR 164Horticulture Pest Mgt.22003
HOR 166Soils and Fertilizers22003
HOR 168Plant Propagation22003

        Other Major Courses (3 SHC)

HOR 235Greenhouse Production22003