Academic Programs Catalog

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Institute of Agricultural Technology

Programs
Landscape Management

The Landscape Management program provides training for students to select, use, and manage landscape plants and lawns. Students obtain a working knowledge of plant growth, development, and identification which prepares them for careers in the green industry.

Requirements for Landscape Management

Students must complete 60 credits from the following:

1. All of the following courses (27 credits):
AT 202 Agricultural Regulation, Compliance and Safety 3
AT 293 Professional Internship in Agricultural Technology 3
CSS 126 Introduction to Weed Management 2
CSS 143 Introduction to Soil Science 2
ENT 110 Applied Entomology of Economic Plants 3
HRT 207 Horticulture Career Development 1
HRT 211 Landscape Plants I 3
HRT 212 Landscape Plants II 3
HRT 213 Landscape Maintenance 2
HRT 218 Irrigation Systems for Horticulture 3
PLP 105 Fundamentals of Applied Plant Pathology 2
2. Complete a minimum of 3 elective credits in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources as approved by the program coordinator in the Institute of Agricultural Technology.
3. Complete 30 credits of additional course work through the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, a community college partner (Montcalm Community College, Muskegon Community College, Northwestern Michigan College, Southwestern Michigan College, Wayne County Community College District) or an approved transferring institution. All course work must be approved by the program coordinator in the Institute of Agricultural Technology.
A minimum of 50% of the credits must be completed through the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.