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Professional & Technical – Horticulture Technology

Associate in Applied Science Degree, Diploma, Certificate

Program Description

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. Graduates should also be prepared to take the North Carolina Pesticide Applicator’s Examination and the North Carolina Certified Plant Professional Examination.

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Affiliations/Memberships

Carolina Golf Course Superintendent Association
Turfgrass Council of North Carolina
North Carolina Nursery and Landscape Association
North Carolina Pesticide Safety Education Program
Turf Files
North Carolina Cooperative Education Publications
North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

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Dean Bennett
Director of Horticulture Technology and Turfgrass Management Technology
bennettd@brunswickcc.edu
755-7443