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Degree Plans - Ornamental Horticulture Technology - Irrigation Specialist Certificate (Archived)

ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE TECHNOLOGY -- IRRIGATION SPECIALIST

(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.IRRIG

This 32-hour certificate prepares the student to enter the horticulture industries. The program places emphasis on those skills required for success in entry positions as an Irrigation Designer, Contractor, Consultant, Product Distribution Manager or Manufacturer's Representative and/or entry positions in the landscape contracting/maintenance business with irrigation specialties.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I   (PROGRAM CORE CURRICULUM)

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
16

SEMESTER II

HALT 1422 Landscape Design 4
HALT 1324 Turfgrass Science and Management 3
HALT 1333 Landscape Irrigation 3
HALT 1338 Irrigation Water Management and Conservation 3
HALT 2310 Advanced Landscape Irrigation 3
16
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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