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2016-2017 College Catalog

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Horticulture - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

An Arts and Sciences Area of Study

Application Code 144

For curriculum information, contact the Science, Engineering, and Technology Division—Room ST-248—443-518-1600.

This curriculum is a guide to students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a Bachelor of Science degree in Horticulture. This area of study is specifically designed to transfer to UMCP’s Natural Resource Science program. Students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer.

Suggested Semester 1

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-121College Composition

3

CHEM-101General Inorganic Chemistry I

4

HORT-100Introduction to Horticulture

4

MATH-181Calculus I

4

-or higher core course

Suggested Semester 2

Course NumberTitleCredits
CHEM-102General Inorganic Chemistry II

4

HORT-210Woody Plants

3

PHYS-103Fundamentals of Physics I

4

-Arts & Humanities Core Group A

3

Suggested Semester 3

Course NumberTitleCredits
CHEM-201Organic Chemistry I

4

ENST-200Fundamentals of Soil Science

4

HORT-220Landscape Design and Contracting

3

-Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group A

3

-Ethics Elective

3

Suggested Semester 4

Course NumberTitleCredits
CHEM-202Organic Chemistry II

4

HORT-230Pest and Disease Control

3

-OR

HORT-240Turf Grass Management

3

-Arts & Humanities Core Group B

3

-Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group B

3

-Arts & Sciences Elective

1

Total Credit Hours: 60

A graduate should be able to

  1. 1. Demonstrate an understanding of plant structure, classification, ecology, growth, development, and protection.
  2. 2. Describe techniques required for proper residential and commercial landscape design and contracting.
  3. 3. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning to problems, dilemmas, and issues.