2018-2019 Spring Edition 
    
    Nov 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Spring Edition [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sustainable Landscape Design Associate of Science


Students who complete this program will gain fundamental skills in landscape design elements, process and techniques, that are aesthetic, functional, and sustainable, and that contribute to the local ecology. Students will have opportunities to apply their understanding of sustainable horticultural aspects to the development and management of landscape design projects to promote green living environments. Graduates with these skills can gain entry-level employment in jobs such as landscape planning, design, construction, maintenance, and management of environmental systems and landscape design. Students may also elect to take HORT 144 to prepare for the C27 Contractor Licensing Exam.

Program Student Learning Outcomes


Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate fundamental skills in landscape design elements, process and techniques, that are aesthetic, that are functional, and that contribute to the local ecology with sustainability.
  • Apply their understanding of sustainable horticultural aspects to the development of landscape design to promote green living environments.
  • Demonstrate landscape construction and maintenance skills based on principles of sustainability.
  • Use a variety of computer applications relevant to landscape design, construction, maintenance, and sustainable horticulture.

Total Units for the Major: 23-27


Group 2:


Associate of Science Degree


Complete a minimum of 60 units including the total number of units described above and the General Education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 to qualify for the Associate of Science degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees


Refer to the Graduation Requirements  or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.