Pest Management Certificate

PROGRAM CODE: 2C03818

The Pest Management Certificate Program prepares students for licensing and employment as pest control applicators and advisors. The Pest Management Certificate Program requires a total of 30 units of which 10 are in required courses. An additional 8 units must be chosen from restricted units from restricted electives group A, and at least 12 units from restricted electives group A or B.

Required Courses (10 units):
HORT 045 F Pest Control Certification and Safety3
HORT 188 FIntegrated Pest Management2
HORT 205 FApplied Entomology3
HORT 207 FPlant Pathology3
Restricted Electives - Group A
Select 8-12 units from the following:8-12
Principles of Horticulture I4
Principles of Horticulture II4
Basic Landscape Plants I3
Basic Landscape Plants II3
Pest Safety for Landscape Work2
Applied Botany4
Plant Nutrition2
Plant ID / Ornamental Trees3
Plant ID/Ornamental Shrubs3
Diseases/Pests Ornament Plants4
Restricted Electives - Group B
Select 8-12 units from the following:8-12
Soils3
Landscape Management4
Turf Grass Management3
Arboriculture2
Landscape Design3
Total Units27-35

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