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Degree Plans - Ornamental Horticulture Technology - Landscape Design 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.DESIGN

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 landscape design/contracting business with residential landscape and irrigation design specialties.



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 1319 Landscape Construction 3
HALT 1353 Landscape Computer Design 3
HALT 1333 Landscape Irrigation 3
HALT 2331 Advanced Landscape Design 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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