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2024-2025 SCC Catalog 
2024-2025 SCC Catalog

Landscape Management Certificate

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Program Start Date: Fall or Spring term
Minimum Program Length: 32 academic weeks; 2 terms; 18 credits
Program ID: CT.HRT-L
Curriculum Code: 70377

Program Description

Landscape management students develop skills in the use of modern techniques and materials in landscape management.

Practical Experience

Students participate in special projects utilizing the College’s ornamental garden and adjacent grounds for both observation and study.

Professional Opportunities

Graduates may find employment in the landscape management and nursery fields.

Unique Aspects

This certificate is designed especially for individuals already employed in landscape management and nursery businesses and for individuals desiring specific training in the major courses. The program is offered in the daytime with some evening options to accommodate individuals working in the industry; students may enroll fall or spring term. Credits earned may be applied to the horticulture associate degree (see note below).

EEDA Career Cluster:

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources; Architecture & Construction

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate their ability to speak publicly, listen actively and respond effectively.
  2. Select plants and grass for horticulture landscapes.
  3. Create landscape designs, irrigation systems and hardscape entities for commercial and residential landscapes.
  4. Develop and maintain a diverse horticulture landscape.

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