Skill Certificate in Ornamental Horticulture - Retail Nursery Skills Option
Students completing this certificate will acquire basic skills in plant identification, selection and usage, and cultural practices for working in a retail nursery.
- Identify and classify plant material, describe its usage, and cultural practices.
- Prepare appropriate growth media for propagation techniques and growing plant materials in containers.
- Communicate with the public and colleagues using a variety of methods and digital applications.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following jobs: nursery sales associate, garden center associate, landscape maintenance technician.
|REQUIRED CERTIFICATE COURSES|
|OH 001||Introduction to Horticultural Science||3|
|OH 002||Plant Identification 1||3|
|OH 003||Plant Identification 2||3|
|OH 204||Nursery and Greenhouse Production||3|
The Skill Certificate 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.