Horticulture Science

Horticulture Science Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Program Start: Fall, Spring
Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time

The AAS degree program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is from the current catalog year, organized in the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student, and is subject to change.

Part-time students, visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

If you are a current student your program requirements may be different than those listed for the current catalog year. View your Program Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and to search and register for classes.

Semester 1
AGA154 Fundamentals of Soil Science 3
AGC103 Ag Computer -OR- 3
CSC110 Introduction to Computers 3
AGH112 Introduction to Turfgrass Management 3
AGH221 Principles of Horticulture 3
AGH280 Botany for Horticulture 3
ENG105 Composition I -OR- [GEN ED] 3
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3

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Total Credits 18
Semester 2
AGA376 Integrated Pest Management 3
AGH222 Plant Propagation I 2
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- [GEN ED] 3
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3
MAT122 College Algebra -OR- 5
MAT156 Statistics 3
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- [GEN ED] 3
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3
Horticulture Elective – Group 1 8

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Total Credits 19
Semester 3 – Summer (optional)
AGT805 Employment Experience * 5

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Total Credits 5
* AGT805 can be taken as an elective in your 2nd, 3rd, or 4th semester.
Semester 4
AGH122 Woody Plant Materials 2
AGH322 Plant Propagation II 2
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication [GEN ED] 3
Horticulture Elective – Group 2 9

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Total Credits 16
Semester 5
AGB331 Entrepreneurship in Agriculture 3
Horticulture Elective – Group 1 9

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Total Credits 12
Horticulture Electives – Group 1
ADM222 Career Capstone 3
AGA284 Pesticide Application Certification 3
AGP340 Foundations of GIS and GPS 3
AGT805 Employment Experience 5
Agriculture - Horticulture (AGH) Course 3
Horticulture Electives – Group 2
AGT805 Employment Experience 5
Agriculture - Horticulture (AGH) Course 3

 

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 104
319-296-4011
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Program Advisors

Dan Lichty
Bremer Hall 101-H
319-296-2329 ext.1316
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Scott Harvey
Bremer Hall 101-H
319-296-2329 ext.1366
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Ray Beets
Butler Hall 104-A
319-296-4042
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