Horticulture Technology

 


 


What’s Awarded

The Associate in Applied Science Degree in Horticulture Technology is awarded by the Central Piedmont Community College upon completion of the program.

Along with the Associates in Applied Science in Horticulture Technology (A15240) awarded at CPCC, we also offer a Horticulture Technology Diploma (D15240) and certificates that are comprised of intensive short term training in the following areas:

  • Landscape Design (C15240-C1)
    This certificate will prepare individuals for careers in the area of landscape design.  Course work includes Plant Identification including trees, shrubs, annuals and perennials, Landscape Design 1 & 2 including working landscape plans, perspectives and color renderings, and Computer Aided Designs. Gainful Employment Program Information
  • Horticulture Maintenance (C15240-C5)
    This certificate will prepare individuals for careers in maintaining commercial & residential landscape and turf areas.  Course work includes Plant Identification including trees, shrubs, annuals and perennials, Pest Management including IPM & PHC, and Landscape and Turfgrass Management such as proper mowing, aerating and fertilization.
  • Turfgrass Management (C15420-C1)
    This certificate will prepare individuals for positions in the area of Turfgrass Management. Course work includes Turfgrass Identification and Culture, Equipment Operation & Maintenance, Irrigation design, installation, & trouble shooting, Pest Management including IPM & PHC and Soils and Fertilizers.
  • Plant Production (C15240-C6)
    This certificate will prepare individuals for careers as growers of nursery and greenhouse crops.  Course work includes Plant Identification including trees, shrubs, annuals and perennials, Pest Management including IPM & PHC, Propagation Techniques and the efficient Operation of Nurseries and Greenhouses.

 

For more information please contact John Holmes John.Holmes@cpcc.edu or 704.330.4827.

You may also be interested in our Turfgrass Management Technology Program