Greenhouse Management Certificate

The purpose of the Greenhouse Management Certificate is to cultivate enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and skilled professionals that are equipped for careers in the field of greenhouse management, including knowledge of managing greenhouse structures and growing greenhouse crops by providing them with theoretical and hands-on, industry and research-backed training in the latest greenhouse management sciences, practices,
technologies and equipment.

Required Courses

REQUIRED COURSE INFORMATION  
Courses Credit Hours
CWE 101 Cooperative Work Experience Preparation 1.0
HRT 101 Introduction to Horticulture 3.0
HRT 107 Woody Ornamentals 2.0
HRT 108 Annuals and Perennials  2.0
HRT 130 Greenhouse Production 3.0
HRT 133 Basic Plant Propagation 2.0
HRT 141 Horticulture Pest Control 4.0
   
Total Credit Hours 17.0

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Purpose Statement

The purpose of the Greenhouse Management Certificate is to cultivate enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and skilled professionals that are equipped for careers in the field of greenhouse management, including knowledge of managing greenhouse structures and growing greenhouse crops by providing them with theoretical and hands-on, industry and research-backed training in the latest greenhouse management sciences, practices,
technologies and equipment.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Propagate and grow marketable plants in commercial plant production settings.
  2. Diagnose and provide solutions for biotic and abiotic plant problems utilizing principles of Integrated Pest Management.
  3. Visually identify ornamental plants and provide their scientific names, growth habit, and cultural requirements for optimal growth in the landscape.