Certificate of Achievement in Landscape Design

Division: Agriculture

This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of Landscape Design. Students completing this certificate will acquire skills in successfully planning and designing residential landscapes and gardens using current standards and plant material.

Program Outcomes

  • Evaluate a landscape or residential site and develop a landscape plan and proposal for the property.
  • Communicate with the public and colleagues using a variety of communication methods and digital media.

Career Opportunities

This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of landscape design. Students completing this certificate will have a foundation for the field of landscape design as well as selecting, grouping, and placing plant materials into various landscape styles, situations and themes. Students will acquire skills to successfully plan and design residential landscapes and gardens using current standards and plant material.

Required Certificate Courses (21 Units)21
AG Business Computer Apps
Plant Identification 1
Plant Identification 2
Principles of Landscape Design
Landscape Drafting
Landscape Construction
Xeriscape: Water Conservation
Total21

The Certificate of Achievement requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Agriculture Division Chair.