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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 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
AGC-103 Ag Computers -OR- 3
CSC-110 Introduction to Computers 3
AGH-112 Introduction to Turfgrass Management 3
AGH-221 Principles of Horticulture 3
AGH-280 Botany for Horticulture 3
CON-108 Construction Safety 1
ENG-105 Composition I -OR- 3
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3
Total Credits 19

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Student Success Specialist

Laurie Plum
Bremer Hall 124
319-296-2329 ext.1065
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Program Advisor

Dan Lichty
Bremer Hall 111G
319-296-2329 ext.1316
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Douglas Miller
Bremer Hall 111G
319-296-2329 ext.1366
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Administrative Assistant

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 131
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Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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