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The HCS Minors: Landscape Horticulture

HCS Landscape Horticulture Science Minor Requirements

The minor provides students with an understanding of the landscape horticultural industry and provides basic skills to understand the design, installation, and maintenance of landscapes. Students develop a knowledge of landscape plants and plant care as well as the basics of landscape contracting, including construction processes and materials used in the landscape industry. Students may learn advanced skills and concepts in the areas of turfgrass for golf course/sports field applications, design/build, plant care and arboriculture. Not open to AEPS majors concentrating in Environmental Horticultural Science.

Landscape Horticulture Minor Coordinator: Dr. Benjamin Hoover, Bldg. 11, Rm. 251
Landscape Horticulture Minor Contract (PDF)

Landscape Horticulture Minor (2017-2019)

Course Units
Required Courses AEPS 120 Principles of Horticulture and Crop Science 4
AEPS 123 Landscape Installation and Maintenance 4
AEPS 126 Landscape Construction 3
AEPS 233 Plant Materials I
or AEPS 234 Plant Materials II
4
AEPS 332 Landscape Contracting 4
Approved Electives Approved by minor coordinator, and selected from:

AEPS 343 Turfgrass Management (4)
AEPS 381 Native Plants for California Landscapes (4)
AEPS 425 Arboriculture (4)
AEPS 432 Specialized Operations for Golf Courses and Athletic Fields (4)
AEPS 434 Landscape Management (4)
AEPS 437 Park and Public Space Management (4)

11
TOTAL 30