2016-2017 College Catalog 
    
    Jan 27, 2023  
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Landscape Design Associate in Science Degree Program


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This program is designed to train students for careers in landscape design and maintenance with municipal and county parks departments, industrial and commercial firms, and residential construction companies.

Program Student Learning Outcomes


Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate fundamental skills in landscape design elements, process and techniques.
  • Apply their understanding of sustainable horticultural aspects to the development of landscape design to promote green living environments.
  • Demonstrate basic landscape construction and maintenance skills.
  • Use a variety of computer applications relevant to landscape design, construction, and ornamental horticulture.
  • Demonstrate the skills necessary for employment as a landscape designer, landscape construction and maintenance professionals, or related field.

Total Units for the Major: 23.5-28


Group I:


Group II:


  • HORT 115 - HISOTRY OF LANDSCAPE DESIGN  3 Units
  • HORT 201 - PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES OF RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPE DESIGN 3 Units *
  • HORT 216 - ADVANCED IRRIGATION DESIGN 3 Units

*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 Landscape Design Certificate Program.

Associate in Science Degree


Completion of the above courses 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 ; HORT 113  ,HORT 115 ; SPAN 1 *.

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