Turfgrass Management Certificate

The purpose of the Turfgrass Management Certificate is to cultivate enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and skilled professionals that are equipped for careers in the field of lawn care and golf and sports turf management by providing them with theoretical and hands-on, industry and research-backed training in the latest turfgrass management sciences, practices, technologies and equipment.

Required Courses

REQUIRED COURSE INFORMATION  
Courses Credit Hours
CWE 101 Cooperative Work Experience Preparation 1.0
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
   
Total Credit Hours 13.0

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Purpose Statement

The purpose of the Turfgrass Management Certificate is to cultivate enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and skilled professionals that are equipped for careers in the field of lawn care and golf and sports turf management by providing them with theoretical and hands-on, industry and research-backed training in the latest turfgrass management sciences, practices, technologies and equipment.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Maintain healthy and well-manicured lawns, golf courses, and athletic fields.
  2. Diagnose and provide solutions for biotic and abiotic plant problems utilizing principles of Integrated Pest Management.
  3. Design, install, and troubleshoot basic residential and commercial irrigation systems.