Environmental Horticulture Technician

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Environmental Horticulture Technician Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students to engage in the propagation, growing and marketing of plants for use in the home, business or the landscape greenhouse and nursery operations. The program provides a solid foundation of plant knowledge and nursery, garden center skills to equip students to work effectively in nurseries, retail garden centers, and entrepreneurial enterprises. The program emphasizes hands-on learning and most courses incorporate lab activities that apply knowledge and skills in realistic settings.

Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters

Locations offered:
Tifton

Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will operate landscape equipment following general safety precautions.
• Students will create a landscape plan using landscape design software.
• Students will interpret information on the pesticide label.

Entrance Date:
Beginning of each semester.

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

Age: N/A

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: Environmental Horticulture Technician, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 18 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

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

Curriculum Credits

1: Occupational Courses (18 hours)

18

HORT 1000 Horticulture Science 3
HORT 1050 Nursery Production&Management 4
HORT 1070 Landscape Installation 4
HORT 1080 Pest Management 3
HORT 1310 Irrigation & Water Management 4

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The information in this College Catalog and Student Handbook accurately reflects current policies and procedures at the time of publication. Students are admitted to the College under and are subject to the provisions of the SRTC Catalog and Student Handbooks for the term they initially enroll. Students in all programs are admitted under and are subject to the provisions of the College Catalog and Student Handbook and applicable addendums for the term they are admitted to the program at Southern Regional Technical College. If for any reason, a break in enrollment occurs, students must reapply and satisfy the College Catalog and Student Handbook requirements for the term of their re-entry to any program. The provisions of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between Southern Regional Technical College and the student. The College reserves the right to change any provision or requirement at any time.

Southern Regional Technical College. (2017). 2017-2018 College Catalog and Student Handbook

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