Associate of Science in Landscape Management - Not for Transfer (AS)

Division: Agriculture

This degree prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of Landscape Management through the study of landscape maintenance, turfgrass management, landscape irrigation, and integrated pest management. Students will acquire skills in pruning, planting and fertilizing trees and shrubs, monitoring for pests and diseases, application of pesticides, sprinkler installation and repair, and maintaining turfgrass.

Program Outcomes

  • Exhibit appropriate installation and cultural management practices for an aesthetically pleasing landscape.
  • Communicate with the public and colleagues utilizing a variety of communication methods.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be prepared for careers or employment in the following fields: landscape installation and maintenance, equipment and supply sales, turf management, pesticide applicator, landscape water auditor, and parks maintenance personnel.

Note

This degree is not designed for transfer; however, the courses included in this degree may be transferable and apply to other degrees designed for transfer.

General Education and Subject Requirements (25 Units)25
College of the Sequoias' Associate Degree General Education (COS-GE)
Required Major Courses (30 Units)30
Ag Sales and Marketing
AG Business Computer Apps
Basic Ornamental Horticulture
Plant Identification 1
Landscape Maintenance
Turfgrass Management
Landscape Irrigation
Diseases of Ornamentals
Pests of Ornamentals
Agriculture Wrk Exp-1st Sem
Electives (5 Units)5
Select additional degree applicable courses numbered 1-299 to achieve 60 units
Total60

The Associate Degree requirements include completion of the:

  1. Required major courses and restricted elective courses with a "C" or better grade in each course (required and restricted elective courses may be substituted with the approval of the Division Chair),
  2. General Education requirements,
  3. Subject requirements including PE, Health & Wellness, and American Institutions, and
  4. A minimum of 60 units of degree applicable courses numbered 1-299, at least 12 of which must be taken in residence at College of the Sequoias, with a "C" (2.0) average (see Associate Degree Requirements for additional details).