Landscape Horticulture Professional Gardening

Landscape Horticulture Professional Gardening - Certificate

Recommended Course Sequence

Core Courses

Course Title Credits
LAHT 1000 Plant Science
Description
LAHT 1000 This course covers the study of biology of higher plants, including morphology, physiology, and taxonomy. Emphasis is placed on knowledge relevant to landscape horticulture. Prerequisites: None

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 03/24/1998 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: LAHT1000

2
LAHT 1010 Soil Science
Description
LAHT 1010 This course covers the study of the fundamentals of soil and their use in horticulture. The course is an overview of the physical, chemical, and biological properties of soils, their classification and management, and soil fertility. Prerequisites: None

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 03/24/1998 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: LAHT1010

3
LAHT 1100 Woody Plant Materials I
Description
LAHT 1100 This course covers the identification and use of woody plants, including trees, shrubs, and evergreens, in Minnesota landscapes. Prerequisites: None

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 03/24/1998 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: LAHT1100

2
LAHT 1110 Woody Plant Materials II
Description
LAHT 1110 This course covers the identification and use of woody plants, including trees, shrubs, and evergreens, in Minnesota landscapes. Prerequisites: None

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 09/29/1998 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: LAHT1110

2
LAHT 1200 Plant Pests
Description
LAHT 1200 This course is an overview of the biology, identification, and control of weeds, insects, and infectious and non-infectious diseases common to landscapes of Minnesota. Prerequisites: None

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 03/23/1998 - 05/19/2015

Course Outline: LAHT1200

3
LAHT 1420 Protected Horticulture
Description
LAHT 1420 This course presents basic concepts of growing plants under protective cover or in containers so as to better control the above and/or below ground environment. This course is applicable to anyone who grows plants in greenhouses, cold frames, interior landscapes, ornamental containers and elsewhere.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/23/2010 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: LAHT1420

3
LAHT 2000 Herbaceous Plant Materials
Description
LAHT 2000 This course is an introduction to annuals, perennials, groundcovers, ornamental grasses, and other herbaceous plants grown in Minnesota. Students identify and name assigned plants as well as supply information about the use and culture of each. Prerequisites: None

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 03/24/1998 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: LAHT2000

2
LAHT 2520 Professional Gardening
Description
LAHT 2520 This course is designed to prepare the student to professionally design, install and maintain gardens, container plantings and seasonal displays in residential, commercial and institutional settings. Some of the skills taught include site preparation, plant selection, pest and weed identification, creating garden maintenance plans, pruning techniques, tool selection and use, and basic business practices.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 09/30/2010 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: LAHT2520

2
LAHT 2970 Internship
Description
LAHT 2970 Internship

Credits: 1

Effective Dates: 08/23/2004 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: LAHT2970

1
Total Core Credits: 20
Total Program Credits: 20