Landscape and Horticultural Science

Program Level: Degrees, Certificates
Department: Agricultural Sciences
Institute: Science & Technology
College: PAC

Landscape and Horticulture is a growing industry with local job growth projected at 30% over the next five years. Consumers are spending over $38 billion per year on professional landscaping, lawn and tree care services. 

This program is fully accredited by the National Association of Landscape Professionals.

Program Highlights

  • Emphasis is placed on the commercial application of skills learned in the program
  • Employment for graduating students of this program may be available in landscaping businesses (independent and corporate), residential complexes (apartment and residential organizations), parks and recreational facilities.

Career Areas & Employment Positions

  • Landscape Installation and Maintenance - Pesticide Application Technician, Landscape Designer
  • Tree Care - Tree Care Crew Leader, Certified Arborist
  • Irrigation System Installation and Maintenance - Licensed Irrigator and Irrigation Installer
  • Interiorscape Maintenance and Management in Wholesale and Retail Nurseries - Retail Nursery Merchandiser
  • Recreational Facilities - Groundskeeper, Irrigation Technician, Landscape and Lawn Maintenance Foreman 

Degrees Offered

Associate of Applied Science - Landscape and Horticultural Science

Certificates Offered

Basic Nursery and Landscape Operations Level 1 Certificate 

Landscape and Horticultural Science Level 1 Certificate 

Turf and Landscape Irrigation Level 1 Certificate 

Floral Design Technician Level 1 Certificate 

Small/Organic Farmer Level 1 Certificate 

Turfgrass & Golf Course Management Level 1 Certificate 

Contact 

Information

Joseph Coppola
Interim Department Chair

Phone:
210-486-3208

Rose Flores
Lead Instructor

Location:
San Marcos Hall (SANMAR 107A)

Phone:
210-486-3073