Horticulture Technology (A15240)
- Curriculum Description
- Program of Study
- Gainful Employment Information: Certificate - Landscaping - Micropropagation
The MCC Horticulture program features a variety of educational opportunities designed to give students exposure to varied career options in the horticulture field. Classes in landscaping, business operation, plant propagation are combined with lab sessions to give graduates well-rounded preparation for a career in plants.
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.
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