Landscape Management AAS

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

With an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Landscape Management from Clackamas Community College, you’ll learn everything you need to know about how to care for the landscape including irrigation, maintenance and garden design.

Do you love working outdoors? Our Landscape Management degree will prepare you for work to improve the health, function and physical appearance of green living spaces throughout the community, in the landscaping industry. Get hands-on experience and learn pest control, irrigation, plant identification and best landscaping practices in our program.

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

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Arboriculture Core Requirements

Complete 3 credits of HOR-280 (in Arboriculture field)
  • HOR-280
  • Horticulture/CWE
  • 3
 
Complete 3 credits of HOR-282 (in Arboriculture field)
  • HOR-282
  • Horticulture/CWE
  • 3
 
Complete 6 credits of HOR-281 (in Arboriculture field)
  • HOR-281
  • Horticulture/CWE
  • 6
 
Complete HOR-229 or HOR-244
  • HOR-229
  • Introduction to Landscape Design
  • 3
  • HOR-244*
  • Environmental Landscape Design
  • 3
 
Complete the following Arboriculture Core Requirements
  • BA-119
  • Project Management Practices
  • 2
  • HOR-115
  • Horticulture Safety
  • 1
  • HOR-120
  • Pesticide Laws & Safety
  • 1
  • HOR-123
  • Landscape Maintenance
  • 3
  • HOR-131
  • Tree & Shrub Pruning
  • 3
  • HOR-140
  • Soils
  • 3
  • HOR-211
  • Native Plant Identification
  • 1
  • HOR-215
  • Herbaceous Perennials
  • 3
  • HOR-216
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • 3
  • HOR-222
  • Horticultural Computer Applications
  • 2
  • HOR-223
  • Applied Plant Science
  • 4
  • HOR-225
  • Arboriculture I
  • 3
  • 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-236
  • Insect Identification
  • 2
  • HOR-237
  • Disease Identification
  • 2
  • HOR-239
  • Tree Climber Training
  • 1
  • HOR-260
  • Arboriculture II
  • 3
  • HOR-261
  • Tree Diagnostics
  • 2
  • HOR-262
  • Treework Practicum I
  • 2
  • HOR-263
  • Plant Health Care Practicum
  • 2
 

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 BA-214 or WR-121
  • BA-214
  • Business Communications
  • 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 HE-252
  • HE-252**
  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • 3
 

Program Electives

Complete 9 credits of Arboriculture Program Electives. Please refer to the catalog for a complete list of Arboriculture Program electives.
 

**Course may be waived with current CPR certification
 
*Offered alternate years
 
Total Credits Required: 94-97