Landscape and Turf Management AAS Degree Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 71
Program Start: Fall, Spring

2018–2019 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General education course.
Non-transfer general education course.
Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite.
Course meets 100% online.
Course meets face-to-face after 5:00pm.

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Semester 1
AGA-154 Fundamentals of Soil Science 3 $582.00
AGC-103 Ag Computers -OR- 3 $561.00
CSC-110 Introduction to Computers Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
AGH-112 Introduction to Turfgrass Management 3 $561.00
AGH-221 Principles of Horticulture 3 $686.00
AGH-280 Botany for Horticulture 3 $561.00
CON-108 Construction Safety 1 $187.00
ENG-105 Composition I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 Non-transfer general education course $561.00
Total Credits 19

Semester 2
AGA-284 Pesticide Application Certification 3 $607.00
AGA-376 Integrated Pest Management 3 $601.00
AGH-233 Plant Propagation I 3 $611.00
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3 Non-transfer general education course $561.00
MAT-122 College Algebra Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- 5 General education course $935.00
MAT-156 Statistics Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 Non-transfer general education course $561.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
Electives–Group 1 3
Total Credits 18

Semester 3—Summer (optional)
AGT-805 Employment Experience * -OR- 5 $935.00
Heavy Equipment Electives (Offered Summer Only)
* Required course for graduation. May be taken during Semester 3 or 5.
6
Total Credits 5

Semester 4
AGH-123 Woody Plant Materials 3 $561.00
AGH-142 Landscape Construction 3 $591.00
AGH-161 Irrigation Systems 3 $561.00
AGH-200 Landscape Estimating and Bidding 2 $384.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
Electives—Group 2 3
Total Credits 17

Semester 5
AGB-331 Entrepreneurship in Agriculture 3 $561.00
AGH-211 Advanced Turfgrass Management -OR- 3 $601.00
AGH-292 Garden Center Management 3 $561.00
AGT-805 Employment Experience
Required course if not taken during Semester 3.
5 $935.00
Electives–Group 1 6
Total Credits 12

Electives—Group 1
AGH-107 Horticulture Lab 1 $187.00
AGH-119 Herbaceous Plant Materials 2 $374.00
AGH-140 Equipment Operations 2 $374.00
AGH-143 Equipment Repair 3 $576.00
AGH-152 Landscape Design Techniques 3 $597.00
AGH-159 Landscape Graphics Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 2 $374.00
AGH-270 Nursery Production 2 $445.00
AGH-425 Grounds Maintenance 3 $561.00
AGP-340 Foundations of GIS and GPS 3 $592.00

Electives—Group 2
AGH-107 Horticulture Lab 1 $187.00
AGH-134 Greenhouse Production 3 $561.00
AGH-161 Irrigation Systems 3 $561.00
AGH-273 Nursery Management 3 $561.00
AGH-400 Athletic Field Maintenance 3 $561.00

Heavy Equipment Electives
HEQ-100 Introduction to Construction Equipment Operation 1 $187.00
HEQ-104 Equipment Maintenance I 2 $374.00
HEQ-105 Skid Steer Operation 3 $561.00
HEQ-106 Compact Excavator Operation 3 $561.00
HEQ-107 Wheel Loader Operation 2 $374.00

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

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Doug Miller
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