Associate of Science in Landscape Management (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 supplies 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 REQUIREMENTS25
College of the Sequoias' Associate Degree General Education (COS-GE)
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REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES30
AGMT 102Ag Sales and Marketing3
AGMT 108AG Business Computer Apps3
OH 001Basic Ornamental Horticulture3
OH 002Plant Identification 13
OH 109Landscape Maintenance3
OH 210Turfgrass Management3
OH 217Landscape Irrigation3
OH 220Diseases of Ornamentals3
OH 222Pests of Ornamentals3
WEXP 193 FAgriculture Wrk Exp-1st Sem3
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ELECTIVES5
Select additional degree applicable courses numbered 1-299 to achieve 60 units
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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).