Horticulture Science

Horticulture Science

The Horticulture Science program provides students with the knowledge and skills to enter into various careers such as golf course management, sports turf management, landscape design, landscape installation, and grounds production. Educational diversity creates an added advantage for students in learning about Horticulture Science. As a member of the PLANET organization, students have an opportunity to travel and compete nationally in Student Career Days.

Experience and Training

The Horticulture Science's eight-week Employment Experience allows students to gain real work experience on-site at an employer. This ensures students gain the skills they need to succeed on the job.

Transfer Information

Hawkeye Community College's Agriculture and Natural Resources programs have articulation agreements with Iowa State University, Upper Iowa University, Mount Mercy University, and Northwest Missouri State University to transfer both general education and technical credits. Many other state and private colleges and universities accept up to 65 credit hours. For more information, contact a program advisor.


Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 104
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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
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