Program Overview

Horticulture

Landscape Design Certificate


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

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

Design majors are prepared for entry-level positions with landscape firms and become versed with all phases of the landscape planning process from site analysis to design to installation. Students are trained in both hand- drawing and computer graphics, and develop designs for a variety of residential, commercial and public sites.

Recommended Plan of Study


First Semester

9 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course ^

College Success Seminar

[2]

course

Tree and Shrub Identification

3

course

Landscape Graphics

3

course

Landscape Construction

3

Second Semester

9 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Perennials, Annuals and Weeds

3

course

Landscape Design

3

course

Computer Landscape Design

3

Total Hours for Certificate

18

^ 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.