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The Associate of Applied Science in Horticulture Technology prepares students for careers in landscape management, turf management, tree care, nursery and greenhouse operations and related horticultural professions. In addition to a core of horticulture and basic science courses, the major provides three areas of concentration: urban forestry, landscape design and turfgrass management. The program emphasizes practical experience through hands-on training in outdoor labs and site visits to employers. Students complete two paid summer internships in their areas of concentration. Requirements articulate with the Bachelor of Applied Horticulture. This program is available at the Salem Campus.
Grounds maintenance workers held about 1.5 million jobs in 2006.
Admission is open to anyone with a high school diploma or its equivalent.
Minimum 68 credit hours. Minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA and in major.
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