Associate in Applied Science Degree, Diploma, Certificate
The Horticulture Technology curriculum is designed to prepare individuals for various careers in horticulture. Classroom instruction and practical laboratory applications of horticultural principles and practices are included in the program of study.
Course works include plant science, plant materials, propagation, soils, fertilizers, and pest management. Also included are courses in plant production, landscaping, and the management and operation of horticulture businesses.
Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in nurseries, garden centers, greenhouses, landscape operations, gardens, and governmental agencies. Currently, there are many jobs available with recent graduates experiencing multiple opportunities within the field.
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Carolina Golf Course Superintendent Association
Turfgrass Council of North Carolina
North Carolina Nursery and Landscape Association
North Carolina Pesticide Safety Education Program
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service
North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services