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Certificate of Proficiency in

Ornamental Horticulture

This program provides the greatest breadth of subject matter for those interested in a generalized approach. Courses are selected from plant identification, soils, landscape management, construction, pruning and irrigation.




The Ornamental Horticulture Certificate requires not less than 30 units.

This includes 9 units of Required Courses,

and

at least 12 units from Restricted Electives A

and

at least 9 more units from either

Restricted Electives A or Restricted Electives B



REQUIRED COURSES
Course Number Course Name Units
005 Basic Landscape Plants I
3
006 Basic Landscape Plants II
3
or
160 Plant Identification: Trees
3
161 Plant Identification: Shrubs
3
and
155 Soils
3
RESTRICTED ELECTIVES  "A"
001 Principles of Horticulture I
4
002 Principles of Horticulture II
4
152 Applied Botany
4
153 Landscape Irrigation
3
156 Plant Nutrition
2
164 Plant ID: Annuals, Perennials, Houseplants
3
173 Greenhouse & Nursery Production
3
174 Plant Propagation
3
177 Turfgrass Management
3
200 Landscape Design
3
205 Applied Entomology
3
207 Plant Pathology
3
215 Diseases & Pests of Ornamental Plants
4
RESTRICTED ELECTIVES  "B"
008A Landscape Pruning Practices
1
008B Basic Turf Care
1
008C Home Pest Control
1
045 Training Pest Control Professionals
2
162 Landscaping for Dry Climates
3
165 Landscape Management
4
170 Landscape Contracting
3
185 Arboriculture
2
201 Advanced Landscape Design
3

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