Horticulture AAS

Horticulture Department | A.A.S. Associate of Applied Science Degree | Two years

Learn how to grow and take care of plants using various trade tools and applied skills with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Horticulture from Clackamas Community College.

Do you love plants? The study of cultivating plants is a rewarding, hands-on experience that the Horticulture Associate of Science can help you realize. Master tools such as rototillers, tractors, greenhouse equipment and more while learning critical data-gathering skills in order to provide the best plant care. Clackamas Community College has a wide variety of facilities at your disposal, including a farm site, several greenhouses and a variety of different types of gardens.

For horticulture advising, please Contact April Chastain at 503-594-3292 or april.chastain@clackamas.edu

Horticulture AAS

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Horticulture Core Requirements

Complete 6 credits of HOR-280, or 3 credits of HOR-281 and 3 credits of HOR-282
  • HOR-280
  • Horticulture/CWE
  • 3
  • HOR-281
  • Horticulture/CWE
  • 3
  • HOR-282
  • Horticulture/CWE
  • 3
 
Complete HOR-122 or HOR-224
  • HOR-122
  • Greenhouse I
  • 3
  • HOR-224
  • Landscape Installation
  • 3
 
Complete HOR-130 or HOR-131
  • HOR-130
  • Plant Propagation Theory
  • 3
  • HOR-131
  • Tree & Shrub Pruning
  • 3
 
Complete HOR-142 or HOR-145
  • HOR-142
  • Greenhouse II
  • 3
  • HOR-145
  • Turf Installation & Maintenance
  • 2
 
Complete HOR-235 or HOR-236
  • HOR-235
  • Weed Identification
  • 2
  • HOR-236
  • Insect Identification
  • 2
 
Complete the following Horticulture Core Requirements
  • BA-101
  • Introduction to Business
  • 4
  • BA-119
  • Project Management Practices
  • 2
  • HOR-111
  • Horticulture Practicum/Fall
  • 2
  • HOR-112
  • Horticulture Career Exploration
  • 2
  • HOR-120
  • Pesticide Laws & Safety
  • 1
  • HOR-133
  • Horticulture Practicum/Winter
  • 2
  • HOR-140
  • Soils
  • 3
  • HOR-143
  • Horticulture Practicum/Spring
  • 2
  • HOR-216
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • 3
  • HOR-222
  • Horticultural Computer Applications
  • 2
  • HOR-223
  • Applied Plant Science
  • 4
  • HOR-226
  • Plant Identification/Fall
  • 4
  • HOR-227
  • Plant Identification/Winter
  • 4
  • HOR-228
  • Plant Identification/Spring
  • 4
  • HOR-230
  • Equipment Operation & Maintenance
  • 2
  • HOR-231
  • Irrigation Design
  • 3
  • HOR-237
  • Disease Identification
  • 2
  • HOR-240
  • Irrigation Practices
  • 3
  • SPN-101
  • First-Year Spanish I
  • 4
 

Computation Related Instruction

Complete MTH-050 or MTH-065 or higher level math
  • MTH-050
  • Technical Mathematics I
  • 4
  • MTH-065
  • Algebra II
  • 4
 

Communication Related Instruction

Complete WR-101 or WR-121
  • WR-101
  • Communication Skills: Occupational Writing
  • 3
  • WR-121
  • English Composition
  • 4
 

Human Relations Related Instruction

Complete BA-285 or COMM-100
  • BA-285
  • Human Relations in Business
  • 4
  • COMM-100
  • Basic Speech Communication
  • 3
 

PE/Health/Safety Related Instruction

Complete HOR-115
  • HOR-115
  • Horticulture Safety
  • 1
 

Program Electives

Complete 14 credits of Horticulture Program Electives. Please refer to the catalog for a complete list of Horticulture Program electives.
 
Total Credits Required: 94-98