This program is available at the Springfield - Leffel Lane location.
The Horticultural Industries program provides basic preparation for careers in the landscape and turfgrass industries. The campus grounds, including a greenhouse facility and a one-hole golf course, act as a working laboratory to give students practical training. Clark State students can specialize in golf course operations as they apply to maintaining the golf course leading to a career in the golf course industry.
* At least one must be a global awareness (GA) course. Select from social/behavioral sciences or arts/humanities courses identified in the Catalog as General Education for technical programs.
A complete listing of humanities and social science electives is available in the College Catalog.
High school chemistry, biology, geometry, algebra, and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.
Students enrolled in Associate of Applied Science degree programs are preparing for employment upon graduation from the program. However, at some point many of these students are also interested in completing a bachelor's degree. A number of colleges or universities have designed bachelor's completion programs designed for students completing applied degrees. See the Transfer section of the catalog for more information.