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Landscape Management

Program


Associate of Applied Science in Landscape Management

Major landscape companies across the country have an increasing need for qualified managers to join their staff. Hocking College’s unique Landscape Management program will teach you the skills of landscape design, horticulture, supervision and leadership and project development. You will be prepared to construct and maintain landscapes using the latest technology and sustainable resource management principles.

Program Outcomes


The following outcomes are skills, behaviors, and attitudes cultivated in students seeking the Associate of Applied Science in Landscape Management:

  • Identifies landscape plants, with and without keys/field guides, and knows basic life histories;
  • Prepares beds properly for planting, including digging, tilling, fertilizing, and mulching;
  • Provides customer service and client education related to landscape ecology and sustainability;
  • Maintains landscaped facilities and environments;
  • Applies business management skills;
  • Practices appropriate landscape industry safety standards (operates and maintains basic machinery safely); and,
  • Obtains and maintains professional certifications and licensures related to the landscape industry.
  • Communicates and works effectively with diverse groups and cultures.
  • Creates and implements sustainable landscape design.
  • Demonstrates technical skills that meet landscape industry standards.
  • Installs various landscape  components following industry standards (hardscapes, carpentry, irrigation, turf, lighting)
  • Maintains ethical standards.

Curriculum

HOCKING COLLEGE

Associate of Applied Science in Landscape Management

Course of Study

For students entering May 2013


COURSE NO.FIRST SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
LAND-1110Lowland Plant Communities Identification2.003.003.00$60.00
LAND-1120Landscape Design I2.003.003.00$180.00
LAND-1000Landscape Equipment Operations0.003.001.00$285.00
BIOS-1120Botany2.003.003.00$55.00
GS-1000HC Cornerstone1.000.001.00$40.00
GEOL-1105Introduction to Soils2.002.003.00$110.00
LAND-2130Landscape Construction/Appraisal/Bidding2.006.004.00$125.00
Totals11.0020.0018.00$855.00
 
COURSE NO.SECOND SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
LAND-1205Upland Plant Communities Identification2.003.003.00$60.00
LAND-1125Landscape Design II2.003.003.00$65.00
ENGL-1122English Composition I3.000.003.00$40.00
EM-1108CPR & First Aid for Comm. & Workplace0.003.001.00$60.00
MICS-1125Microsoft Office - Spreadsheet1.000.001.00$20.00
MATH-1108Intermediate Algebra3.000.003.00$40.00
NRM-1123Surveying and Mapping2.003.003.00$80.00
Totals13.0012.0017.00$365.00
 
COURSE NO.SUMMER SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
LAND-2296Landscape Practicum & Seminar1.007.002.00$50.00
Totals1.007.002.00$50.00
 
COURSE NO.SEMESTER THREEClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
ERT-1111Diesel, Gas, and Small Engine Repair1.003.002.00$125.00
COMM-1130Speech3.000.003.00$40.00
LAND-2220Integrated Plant Management2.003.003.00$65.00
LAND-2218Grounds Maintenance & Operations2.003.003.00$110.00
BIOS-1109Dendrology2.003.003.00$55.00
ORBIOS-1132Field Biology1.003.002.00$89.00
Totals9.00-10.0012.0013.00-14.00$395.00-$429.00
 
COURSE NO.SEMESTER FOURClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
LAND-2200Landscape Project Mgt (Capstone:SL/CR)2.006.004.00$125.00
LAND-2215Landscape Business Management2.003.003.00$65.00
ENGL-1152Research Skills1.000.001.00$15.00
SUPR-2235Supervision and Leadership3.000.003.00$15.00
***Social Science/Psychology Elective0.000.003.00
Totals8.009.0014.00$220.00

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS:ESTIMATED TOTAL COURSE FEES:
64.00-65.00$1,885.00-1,919.00

Hocking College reserves the right to modify curricular requirements, to change course content, and change course fees at any time.

Career Opportunities


Endless opportunities exist for graduates of the Landscape Management program. Graduates find employment as landscape crew leader, arborist, nursery technician, irrigation foreman, hardscape estimator, climber, specialty gardener, lawn care technician, plant health care technician, tree farm manager and landscape sales.

Occupation Profile

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Nelsonville, OH 45764
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