Certificate of Achievement in Landscape Management

Division: Agriculture

This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of Landscape Management. Students completing this certificate will acquire landscape maintenance, turfgrass management, landscape irrigation, and integrated pest management skills.

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 certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following fields: landscape installation and maintenance, equipment and supply sales, turf management, pesticide applicator, landscape water auditor, and parks maintenance personnel.

Required Certificate Courses (25 Units)25
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
Restricted Electives (3 Units)3
Select one of the following courses:
Principles of Landscape Design
Nursery & Greenhouse Productn.
Landscape Drafting
Landscape Construction
Xeriscape: Water Conservation
Total28

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.