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Degree Plans - Ornamental Horticulture Technology - Floral/Interiorscape Specialist Certificate (Archived)


(Level I Certificate)

RLC-Closed January 1, 2011.

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.ORNAM.FLORAL

This 32 credit hour certificate prepares the student to enter the horticulture industries. The program places emphasis on those skills required for success in the retail/wholesale greenhouse flower production and sales, retail floral design and sales, and designing and maintenance of tropical plants in commercial buildings/offices, and shopping malls.



HALT 1401 Principles of Horticulture 4
HALT 1305 Horticultural Soils 3
HALT 1320 Horticultural Calculations OR 3
POFT 1321 Business Math (3)
HALT 1331 Woody Plant Materials 3
HALT 2314 Plant Propagation 3


HALT 1422 Landscape Design 4
HALT 1209 Interior Plants 2
FMKT 1401 Floral Design 4
FMKT 2331 Advanced Floral Design 3
HALT 2341 Interiorscaping 3
Minimum Hours Required 32

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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