2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Oct 17, 2019  
2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook

Environmental Horticulture Diploma


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EH12

Program Description

The Horticulture diploma prepares students to begin successful careers in horticulture. The program also prepares students to become certified by various green industry professional associations. Students may become a Georgia Certified Plant Professional (by the UGA Center for Urban Agriculture); a Georgia Certified Landscape Professional (by the UGA Center for Urban Agriculture); a Commercial Pesticide Applicator (by the Georgia Department of Agriculture); a Certified Arborist (by the International Society of Arboriculture); or a Certified Professional Landscape Designer (by the Association of Professional Landscape Designers). Technical courses apply to the degree program in Environmental Horticulture. (Program Length: 4 Semesters Minimum) View the Environmental Horticulture Diploma Program Fact Sheet  for additional information.

Employment Opportunities

Landscape contractor, landscape designer, floral designer, landscape manager, urban farmer, arborist, greenskeeper, groundskeeper, lawn service technician, nursery worker, greenhouse manager, garden center manager, interior landscaper, arborist, golf course worker.

Curriculum


Essential General Education Courses (9 Credits)


Essential Technical Courses (20 Credits)


Concentrations


(Completion of ONE of the following concentrations is required for graduation.)

General Horticulture (15 Credits)


8GH2

Landscape (15 Credits)


8LM2

Floral Management (15 Credits)


8FM2

Total Hours: 44


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