Program Overview

Horticulture

Horticulture Production Certificate


Biological and Health Sciences Division, Room B213, (847) 543-2042

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/hrt
Degree: Certificate
Plan 21HV

This program of study is geared for students wanting to grow plants, primarily ornamental and native plants for the landscape industry. Students gain exposure to a variety of growing situations, including greenhouse, high tunnel and nursery production applications. Coursework includes organic and sustainable production options as well as propagation methods.


First Semester (Fall)

7 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course ^

College Success Seminar

[2]

course

Introduction to Horticulture

3

course

Introduction to Soils

3

Second Semester (Spring)

9 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Perennials, Annuals and Weeds

3

course

Plant Propagation

3

course

Greenhouse Crop Production and Management

3

Third Semester (Summer)

3 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Nursery Production

3

Total Hours for Certificate

19

^ The credit for CLC 120, College Success Seminar, is an institutional requirement for graduation. It is not part of the program requirements but must be completed with a D or better.

JOINT CERTIFICATE OPTIONS
Certain certificates may be combined to provide a complimentary skill sets that broadens employment options for the student.

  • Design + Construction & Maintenance

  • Construction and Maintenance + Arboriculture

  • Construction and Maintenance + Natural Areas management

  • Arboriculture + Natural Areas Management

  • Horticulture Production + Sustainable Agriculture

For more information on recommended courses or program specific advising, contact John Zahina-Ramos at (847) 543-2320 or the Biological and Health Sciences Division at (847) 543-2042.