Discontinued Program - Grounds Management

Program:
Grounds Management
Program Code:
5331 Grounds Management
Program Level:
Agricultural Technology
Award Type:
Technology Certificate
Start Term:
SS10
End Term:
US17
College:
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:
Department:
Institute of Agricultural Technology
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Institute of Agricultural Technology

Programs
Grounds Management

The Grounds Management certificate is delivered in partnership between Wayne County Community College District and the Michigan State University Institute of Agricultural Technology.  It is designed for persons interested in careers managing commercial, private, school, or community athletic facilities and landscapes.

Graduates of the program will receive a certificate from the Michigan State University Institute of Agricultural Technology and will have the opportunity to complete a test to become a certified pesticide applicator with the Michigan Department of Agriculture.  Additional course work may lead to a Certificate in Grounds Management from Michigan State University and a Certificate in Facilities Maintenance from Wayne County Community College District, making the graduate more qualified to manage both indoor and outdoor facilities. Students may continue their course work to obtain an Associate in Applied Science Degree from Wayne County Community College District in addition to the certificate from Michigan State University.

Requirements for Grounds Management

The student must complete 50 credits from the following:
1. All of the following courses (25 credits):
AT 291 Special Topics in Agricultural Technology 1
AT 293 Professional Internship in Agricultural Technology 3
CSS 202 The World of Turf 2
CSS 203 Applied Turf Management 1
CSS 210 Fundamentals of Soil Science 3
CSS 269 Turfgrass Strategies: Integration and Synthesis 2
CSS 292 Management of Turfgrass Weeds 3
ENT 111 Basics of Applied Entomology 2
HRT 214 Landscape and Turfgrass Business Operations 2
HRT 218 Landscape Irrigation 3
PLP 104 Applied Plant Pathology for Ornamentals and Turf 3
2. Complete 25 credits of course work from Wayne County Community College District as approved by the student's academic advisor.


Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

NOTE: Degree Navigator is an advising tool only and should not be viewed as a contract with the student. Any questions about the requirements should be directed to an academic advisor.


Grounds Management, ATCT (5331)

Required Credits: 50    Program Version: SS10

Requirement 1: Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Special Topics
Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Special Topics: 1 course from AT291

Requirement 2: Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Professional Internship
Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Professional Internship: 1 course from AT293

Requirement 3: Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - The World of Turf
Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - The World of Turf: 1 course from CSS202

Requirement 4: Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Applied Turf Management
Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Applied Turf Management: 1 course from CSS203

Requirement 5: Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Fundamentals of Soil Science
Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Fundamentals of Soil Science: 1 course from CSS210

Requirement 6: Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Turfgrass Strategies
Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Turfgrass Strategies: 1 course from CSS269

Requirement 7: Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Management of Turfgrass Weeds
Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Management of Turfgrass Weeds: 1 course from CSS292

Requirement 8: Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Basics of Applied Entomology
Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Basics of Applied Entomology: 1 course from ENT111

Requirement 9: Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Landscape and Turfgrass Business Operations
Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Landscape and Turfgrass Business Operations: 1 course from HRT214

Requirement 10: Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Landscape Irrigation
Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Landscape Irrigation: 1 course from HRT218

Requirement 11: Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Applied Plant Pathology for Ornamentals and Turf
Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Applied Plant Pathology for Ornamentals and Turf: 1 course from PLP104

Requirement 12: Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Community College Partner
Ag Tech Program - Grounds Management - Community College Partner: 25 credits from a community college partner, with approval from the Program Coordinator.

Requirement 13
50 credits required to complete this degreeThe specified coursework in this program may not equal this total. The difference must be made up of open options which must be acceptable within the limits of this program. In cases of doubt, please consult an academic advisor.