NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog 
    Aug 13, 2022  
NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

Horticulture and Sports Turf Management AAS

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The Horticulture and Sports Turf Management Associates of Applied Science Program prepares students for careers in the broad field of horticulture including athletic and recreational turf grass management, greenhouse management, landscaping, and crop production. Graduates will attain knowledge and skills in plant production, landscape design, landscape maintenance, turf management, and plant identification.

Horticulture and Turf Grass AAS Program Outcomes:

  1. Manage environmental factors that promote healthy plant growth and propagation in outdoor and controlled environment situations
  2. Identify correctly plant material, both woody and herbaceous that is used in the horticultural industry throughout the inter-mountain west
  3. Plan effective landscape designs and their maintenance
  4. Manage turf in residential, golf and athletic applications
  5. Apply basic plant physiology concepts in the production of horticultural crops.

A “C” or better in all required program courses & the following general education courses – math, science, basic and advanced writing.

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