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TURFGRASS MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Turfgrass Maintenance Technician Technical Certificate of Credit provides entry-level skills in turfgrass maintenance. Turfgrass management is the study of the science and culture of fine grasses that are used on golf courses, athletic fields, home lawns, and other areas requiring an attractive but functional groundcover. Increasing interest in outdoor recreational activities as well as aesthetically appealing landscaped areas has created a demand for professional turfgrass maintenance.

Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will interpret information on the pesticide label.

Program Offered at the Following Sites: Tifton, Select High Schools

Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters

Cost of Program: Click Here.

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admission criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Turfgrass Maintenance Technician, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 14 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Note: Credits from this program may be applied to a degree or a diploma program.

Curriculum

Credit Hours

1. Occupational Courses (14 hours)
HORT 1080 Pest Management 3
HORT 1310 Irrigation and Water Management 4
HORT 1330 Turfgrass Management 4
HORT 1410 Soils 3