Horticulture Production Certificate
Biological and Health Sciences Division, Room B213, (847) 543-2042
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)
College Success Seminar
Introduction to Horticulture
Perennials, Annuals and Weeds
Second Semester (Spring)
Greenhouse Crop Production and Management
Introduction to Soils
Total Hours for Certificate
^ CLC 120 is an institutional requirement for graduation.
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.