This specialized area of study leads to a certificate in arboriculture. Arboriculture is the study of and care of trees and other landscape woody plants. The students will study plant materials, insects, diseases and environmental problems affecting woody plants of the upper midwest. This course of study will also include courses relating to maintenance practices necessary to insure the health and beauty of woody plants in the landscape. Students will have the opportunity to develop field skills in rope and saddle trimming work.
Landscape and Horticulture Careers
Credits: Total Occupational Certificate Credits 21
Award Outcomes: |
Students completing the arboriculture certificate may be employed in the tree service industry, park systems and ground maintenance businesses.
|Technical Studies Required: 21 Credits|
Woody Plants I Trees 4
Arboriculture I 3
Insects and Diseases of Landscape Plants 3
Woody Plants II Shrubs 4
Introduction to Basic Tree Climbing 2
Tree Climbing II Advanced Climbing Techniques and Methods 2
Arboriculture Internship Certificate 3
|Technical Studies Electives: 0 Credits|
|General Education Required: 0 Credits|
|General Education Electives: 0 Credits|