2016-2017 College Catalog 
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2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Horticulture, A.S.

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The Horticulture program is soundly based on horticultural science and technology and prepares students for careers related to production and care of plants, trees, and shrubs commonly used in landscape design, retail and wholesale nurseries, and park departments. The certificate offered within the Horticulture program is outlined below.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Grow and maintain ornamental plant materials.
  • Identify local plant materials, including herbacious and trees, shrubs, and California natives.
  • Identify plants contributing to local ecologies and habitats.

Group I:

Group II:

Total Units for the Major: 24-26

*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.

CWE 180  should be taken after completing at least 9 units of the Horticulture Certificate.


Associate in Science Degree

Completion of the courses above and a minimum of 60 units including the general education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 qualifies the student for the Associate in 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.

Suggested coursework not required for the major: BUS 1 , BUS 120 , BUS 137 ; CIM 1 ; HORT 208, 209; SPAN 1 .

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