This program is available at the Springfield - Leffel Lane location.
The Horticultural Industry 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. Students can specialize in the following topics through course electives:
Golf Course Operations - study the maintenance of the golf course amenities
Landscape Design - study landscape plant materials, design, and computer-aided design
Natural Resources - study tree and shrub identification, landscape maintenance, turf science, and communication skills
Nursery Operations - study landscape plant materials, landscape installation, and plant propagation
Turf and Landscape Operations - study turfgrass science and turf management as well as landscape maintenance