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Landscape and Turf Management AAS Degree Courses

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

2017–2018 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.

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Semester 1
AGA-154 Fundamentals of Soil Science 3 $554.25
AGC-103 Ag Computers -OR- 3 $533.25
CSC-110 Introduction to Computers 3 $533.25
AGH-112 Introduction to Turfgrass Management 3 $533.25
AGH-221 Principles of Horticulture 3 $658.25
AGH-280 Botany for Horticulture 3 $533.25
CON-108 Construction Safety 1 $177.75
ENG-105 Composition I -OR- 3 $533.25
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3 $533.25
Total Credits 19

Semester 2
AGA-284 Pesticide Application Certification 3 $579.25
AGA-376 Integrated Pest Management 3 $573.25
AGH-233 Plant Propagation I 3 $583.25
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT-122 College Algebra -OR- 5 $888.75
MAT-156 Statistics 3 $533.25
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $533.25
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $533.25
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $533.25
Electives–Group 1 3
Total Credits 18

Semester 3—Summer (optional)
AGT-805 Employment Experience * -OR- 5 $888.75
Heavy Equipment Electives (Offered Summer Only)
* Required and preferred course. May be taken during Semester 3 or 5.
6
Total Credits 5

Semester 4
AGH-123 Woody Plant Materials 3 $533.25
AGH-142 Landscape Construction 3 $558.25
AGH-161 Irrigation Systems 3 $533.25
AGH-200 Landscape Estimating and Bidding 2 $365.50
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $533.25
Electives—Group 2 3
Total Credits 17

Semester 5
AGB-331 Entrepreneurship in Agriculture 3 $533.25
AGH-211 Advanced Turfgrass Management -OR- 3 $568.25
AGH-292 Garden Center Management 3 $533.25
AGT-805 Employment Experience
Required course if not taken during Semester 3.
5 $888.75
Electives–Group 1 6
Total Credits 12

Electives—Group 1
AGH-107 Horticulture Lab 1 $177.75
AGH-119 Herbaceous Plant Materials 2 $355.50
AGH-140 Equipment Operations 2 $355.50
AGH-143 Equipment Repair 3 $548.25
AGH-152 Landscape Design Techniques 3 $569.25
AGH-159 Landscape Graphics 2 $355.50
AGH-270 Nursery Production 2 $426.50
AGH-425 Grounds Maintenance 3 $533.25
AGP-340 Foundations of GIS and GPS 3 $564.25

Electives—Group 2
AGH-107 Horticulture Lab 1 $177.75
AGH-134 Greenhouse Production 3 $533.25
AGH-273 Nursery Management 3 $533.25
AGH-400 Athletic Field Maintenance 3 $533.25

Heavy Equipment Electives
HEQ-100 Introduction to Construction Equipment Operation 1 $177.75
HEQ-104 Equipment Maintenance I 2 $355.50
HEQ-105 Skid Steer Operation 3 $683.25
HEQ-106 Compact Excavator Operation 3 $683.25
HEQ-107 Wheel Loader Operation 2 $505.50

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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