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Degree Plans - Ornamental Horticulture Technology - Ornamental Horticulture Technician 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.TECH

This 16 credit hour beginning certificate is designed to give a basic understanding of common concepts used in the various horticulture industries for employment in entry level positions.



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
Minimum Hours Required 16

Ornamental Horticulture Technician courses must be taken before entry into any other certificate or degree plan.

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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