Program Overview

Horticulture

Landscape Construction and Maintenance Certificate


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

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

The construction and maintenance specialty is ideal for those interested in work as landscape contractors, either for landscape firms or as entrepreneurs. Students take the general horticulture coursework plus relevant specialty courses such as landscape maintenance and entrepreneurship.

Recommended Plan of Study


First Semester

9 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course ^

College Success Seminar

[2]

course

Introduction to Horticulture

3

course

Tree and Shrub Identification

3

course

Landscape Construction

3

Second Semester

9 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Perennials, Annuals and Weeds

3

course

Sustainable Landscape Management

3

course

Green Business and Entrepreneurship

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.