Environmental landscaping is more than making the world around us a beautiful place. It’s about creating environments that function practically and in harmony with nature. It’s growing plants, designing the spaces, and installing the landscapes. The courses are designed to meet the needs of both the home gardener and the professional gardener wanting to gain more knowledge in environmental landscaping. The field is appealing to those wanting to work in outdoor occupations, as well as those who like to work with high-tech equipment. This curriculum is designed so that graduates, depending on their interest, abilities, and achievement, may qualify for employment in a wide variety of capacities.
Arboriculture (Tree Care), Commercial Landscape Management, Environmental Planning, Interiorscape Design and Maintenance, Landscape Design and Installation, Landscape Irrigation, Landscape Salesperson, Nursery Specialist/Propagator, Park Supervision, Residential and Estate Maintenance, Retail Nursery Sales, Wholesale Nursery Production
Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution should complete the lower division major requirements and general education pattern for the appropriate transfer institution and major. Exact major requirements for UC and CSU institutions can be found on www.assist.org. Please see a counselor for more information as curriculum requirements may vary among transfer universities.
A.S. in Environmental Landscaping, Occupational
(Certificate of Achievement in Landscape Construction and Design Concepts Specialty, Landscape Maintenance Specialty, and Nursery Management Specialty also awarded)
This curriculum is designed so that graduates, depending on their interests, abilities, and achievement, may qualify for employment in a wide variety of capacities.