Landscape Horticulture Certificate

Division: Natural Sciences

(Approved by the NOCCCD Board of Trustees. Not approved by State Chancellor’s Office. Not eligible for Financial Aid)

The Landscape Horticulture Certificate program is intended for students who desire an intermediate certification in horticulture. This certificate can be completed within a single school year. Courses used here can be applied toward the more advanced Certificates of Proficiency in Horticulture. This certificate requires a total of 18 units of which 7 units are in required courses. An additional 11 units must be chosen from the restricted units listed below.

Required Courses (7 units):7
Principles of Horticulture I4
Principles of Horticulture II
Basic Landscape Plants I3
Basic Landscape Plants II3
Plant ID / Ornamental Trees3
Plant ID/Ornamental Shrubs3
Landscaping for Dry Climates3
Plant Identification - Annuals, Perennials and Houseplants3
Restricted Electives (11 units):11
Landscape Pruning Techniques1
Basic Turf Care1
Home Pest Control1
Irrigation Controller Programming2
Landscape Irrigation3
Plant Nutrition2
Irrigation Principles3
Landscape Management4
Landscape Construction3
Landscape Construction Laboratory1
Landscaping Contracting3
Greenhouse and Nursery Production3
Plant Propagation3
Turf Grass Management3
Landscape Design3
Total Units18