Course Catalog


Program Description: The Environmental Horticulture Diploma program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in environmental horticulture. The program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and technical knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to retrain or upgrade present knowledge and skills.

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  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
Gainful Employment Information
General Core Courses 8
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations & Professional Development 2
Occupational Courses 21
HORT 1000 Horticulture Science 3
HORT 1010 Woody Ornamental Plant Identification 3
HORT 1020 Herbaceous Plant Identification 3
HORT 1080 Pest Management 3
XXXX xxxx Occupational Elective (3 Hours) 3
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
COLL 1010 College and Career Success Skills 3
COMP 2000 Intro. to Technology and Computer Application 3
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
HORT 1150 Environmental Horticulture Internship 3
XXXX xxxx Occupational Elective (3 Hours)
8GH2 - General Horticulture Specialization (15 Hours) 15
Choose Five of the Following (15 Hours) 15
HORT 1030 Greenhouse Management 4
HORT 1041 Landscape Construction 4
HORT 1050 Nursery Production and Management 4
HORT 1060 Landscape Design 4
HORT 1070 Landscape Installation 4
HORT 1120 Landscape Management 4
HORT 1140 Horticulture Business Management 3
HORT 1250 Plant Production and Propagation 4
HORT 1310 Irrigation 4
HORT 1330 Turfgrass Management 4
HORT 1500 Small Gas Engine Repair and Maintenance 4
HORT 1560 Computer-Aided Landscape Design 4
HORT 1750 Interiorscaping 4
Faculty & Staff

Environmental Horticulture Program Coordinator, Valdosta Campus

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