GREENHOUSE TECHNICIAN

  • Program: Landscape and Horticulture Careers
  • Degree: Occupational Certificate
  • Credits: Total Occupational Certificate Credits 24
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Overview

This program of study is for the student seeking a career in the plant production industry. Graduates in this program will have a strong knowledge and skills in greenhouse operation and management; plant production in a variety of ornamentals such as bedding plants, holiday plants (Easter Lilies, Poinsettias, etc.), and interior foliage plants. This degree will allow for advancement to supervisory and management positions.

Career Opportunities

Employment options include greenhouse production, plant propagation, greenhouse management and plant brokering.

Required Credits

Technical Studies Requirements 22 Credits
  • LNDC1160 Greenhouse Operation and Management 2
  • LNDC1166 Greenhouse Crop Production Fall 3
  • LNDC1176 Greenhouse Crop Production Winter 3
  • LNDC1187 Greenhouse Crop Production Summer 2
  • LNDC1220 Integrated Pest Management 2
  • LNDC1231 Nursery Operations 2
  • LNDC1250 Bedding Plant Production 3
  • LNDC2210 Interior Foliage Plants 2
  • LNDC2241 Landscape Equipment Operation 3
General Education Requirements 0 Credits

Elective Credits

Technical Studies Electives 2 Credits
  • Recommended:
  • LNDC2360 Horticulture Internship 1 to 4
General Education Electives 0 Credits

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