Nursery Management Associate in Arts Degree


The Nursery Management Associate in Arts Degree curriculum leads to a Nursery Management Associate in Arts Degree and entry-level positions in retail and wholesale nurseries, parks departments, and landscape contracting.

Required Courses (18 units):18
Principles of Horticulture I4
Principles of Horticulture II4
Applied Botany4
Landscape Irrigation3
Plant Nutrition2
Plant ID / Ornamental Trees3
Plant ID/Ornamental Shrubs3
Landscaping for Dry Climates3
Plant Identification - Annuals, Perennials and Houseplants3
Greenhouse and Nursery Production3
Plant Propagation3
Landscape Design3
Diseases/Pests Ornament Plants4
Total Units18

Outcome 1: Apply horticultural concepts to real-world problems and solutions.

Outcome 2: Identify plants, abiotic components, and horti­culturally-significant insects.

Outcome 3: Demonstrate an understanding of the biology of plants, abiotic components, and horticulturally-significant insects.