2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
    Nov 24, 2020  
2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Horticulture AAS Program Fact Sheet


What is Horticulture? The environmental horticulture degree prepares student for careers in farming, floral design, landscape design, installation, management, greenhouse and nursery production, golf course management, floriculture, and interiorscaping. The program emphasizes a combination of horticulture theory and hands-on practical application necessary for successful employment.
Degrees and Certificates
  • Environmental Horticulture, AAS
  • Environmental Horticulture, Diploma
  • Floral Designer, Certificate
  • Landscape Installation Technician, Certificate
  • Landscape Design Technician, Certificate
  • Sustainable Urban Agriculture Technician, Certificate
Prerequisite Courses
  1. FYES 1000  
  2. Degree level proficiency required to take degree level General Education courses. Please refer to course descriptions in the online catalog for specific prerequisites.
Length of Program

Degree: 5 semesters

60 Credit hours

Semester Program Begins Fall, spring and summer
Application Process Applicants to the Environmental Horticulture program must meet all Admission requirements; complete an application and pay the application fee. Individuals apply to Gwinnett Technical College at GwinnettTech.edu and submit all transcripts from high school and previous college work, and take the ACCUPLACER test, if required.
Program Deadlines You may enter in the fall, spring, or summer terms.
For more information , contact: Aaron Poulsen, program director, APoulsen@GwinnettTech.edu, 678-226-6648.
For admission and enrollment, contact: Enrollment Support Center in Building 100 at the Lawrenceville campus, or Building A at the Alpharetta-North Fulton campus, or email BusinessArtDesignTeam@GwinnettTech.edu.

Quick Facts

(This data was compiled from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.)

2016 Median pay      $26,832 - $45,740
Entry level education      Associate degree, diploma, certificate
Number of jobs, 2014      1,359,600
Job growth, 2024      7%