Landscape Management

Piedmont Technical College offers a Landscape Management certificate which may be combined with core courses for eligibility for an Associate in Applied Science, major in Horticulture Technology.

The purpose of the Landscape Management Certificate is to cultivate enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and skilled professionals that are equipped for careers in the field of landscape and grounds management, including the management of trees, shrubs, annuals, and turfgrass by providing them with theoretical and hands-on, industry and research backed training in the latest landscape management sciences, practices, technologies and equipment.

Required Courses
 

REQUIRED COURSE INFORMATION  
Courses Credit Hours
CWE 101 Cooperative Work Experience Preparation 1.0
HRT 107 Woody Ornamentals 2.0
HRT 108 Annuals and Perennials  2.0
HRT 121 Commercial Irrigation 3.0
HRT 141 Horticulture Pest Control 4.0
HRT 241 Turfgrass Management 3.0
HRT 254 Landscape Maintenance 2.0
HRT 255 Urban Tree Care 3.0
   
Subtotal 20.0
Total Credit Hours 20.0

 

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Purpose Statement

The purpose of the Landscape Management Certificate is to cultivate enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and skilled professionals that are equipped for careers in the field of landscape and grounds management, including the management of trees, shrubs, annuals, and turfgrass by providing them with theoretical and hands-on, industry and research backed training in the latest landscape management sciences, practices, technologies and equipment.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Maintain healthy and well-manicured lawns, golf courses, athletic fields, and landscapes.
  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.
  4. Design, install, and troubleshoot basic residential and commercial irrigation systems.
  5. Provide specialized care for trees grown in the urban environment. 
Advisement Information

Program notes

Every course in the Landscape Management Certificate applies toward the Associate in Applied Science - Major in Horticulture Technology degree.

Graduation Plans

2019-2020, 2020-2021 Semester-by-Semester Graduation Plans

Landscape Management (HRT7) - Fall Start
Landscape Management (HRT7) - Spring Start

Contacts

You can find the name of your assigned academic advisor by reviewing Degree Works or your Class Schedule.  To learn more about advising visit the Advising webpage.

Contact Program Director Daniel Greenwell for more information.

Please e-mail advising@ptc.edu if this Advising Guide needs to be corrected or updated.

Advisement Information updated/reviewed 4/2020