Landscape ManagementAssociate of Applied Science DegreeProgram code: AAS.LANDSCAPEMGMTThe Landscape Management degree will prepare students for entry-level management positions in the landscaping industry by providing them business, communication and project management skills in addition to a basic understanding of, and hands-on experience with, the activities involved in the installation and maintenance of landscapes.Sustainable practices, such as the use of Integrated Pest Management, low water landscapes, and techniques that protect and care for the soil are emphasized throughout the program. Students use industry standard equipment and practices in the care of CCC’s extensive landscape facilities, including an arboretum, water-efficient demonstration garden, large turf areas, several herbaceous perennial and shrub beds, and our award wining All-American Selections Display Garden.CCC’s landscape program is the only one in Oregon accredited by the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), which speaks to its credibility in the industry. Students have the opportunity to compete on the team that attends the National PLANET Student Career Days each year. Also, PLANET’s certified technician testing site for Oregon is located on campus, and is used for instructional purposes.Students may begin this program any term. Following the course offerings in the order listed is not required, but will allow for completion in a two year period.PROGRAM OUTCOMESUpon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:demonstrate competency in sustainable landscape maintenance and installation activities, including: safe use of tools and equipment, operation of irrigation systems, pruning and training techniques, turf maintenance, hardscape installation and reading/installing from a design plan,identify common woody and herbaceous plants in the landscape, recognize and evaluate key pests in the landscape and propose solutions based on IPM strategies,use a basic understanding of plant biology and soil science to make sound decisions in the design and maintenance of landscapes,display effective decision making, time management and project management skills in the landscape industry environment,effectively communicate with co-workers and customers through speaking, writing and computer technology,pass the ODA Pesticide Laws & Safety exam, and an applicator exam,pass PLANET’s Landscape Industry Certified Technician Test for Ornamental Maintenance.Students completing the Landscape Maintenance Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree with a 2.5 GPA or higher are eligible to take the Oregon Landscape Contractors License exam. CAREERSAs a graduate of our Landscape program, you will be prepared to work in a supervisory or skilled landscape technician position for a landscape design/build company, estate garden, parks department, tree care company, golf course or as a self-employed installation/maintenance contractor.For information contact Renee Harber, Horticulture advisor, 503-594-3294 or firstname.lastname@example.orgOREGON STATE UNIVERSITY TRANSFER AGREEMENTSome horticulture classes transfer to Oregon State University as part of a bachelor’s degree. Landscape students planning to continue their studies at a four-year college should consult the Horticulture advisor to obtain the most recent transfer information.OSU Transfer coursesCOURSE CreditsHOR-112 Horticulture Career Exploration 2HOR-215 Herbaceous Perennials 3HOR-226 Plant Identification/Fall 3HOR-227 Plant Identification/Winter 3HOR-228 Plant Identification/Spring 3HOR-246 Organic Farming & Gardening 3*Note: Many of the horticulture courses will also transfer as Lower Division Collegiate (LDC) credits.Landscape MANAGEMENT Associate of Applied Science Degree: 1st yearFALL TERM CreditsHOR-111 Horticulture Practicum/Fall 2HOR-115 Horticulture Safety 1HOR-123 Landscape Maintenance 3HOR-236 Insect Identification 2HOR-226 Plant Identification/Fall 3MTH-050 Technical Mathematics I or MTH-065 Algebra II (or higher level of math) 3-5WINTER TERM CreditsHOR-131 Tree & Shrub Pruning 3HOR-133 Horticulture Practicum/Winter 2HOR-216 Integrated Pest Management 3HOR-222 Horticultural Computer Applications 2HOR-227 Plant Identification/Winter 3HOR-229* Introduction to Landscape Design or HOR-244* Environmental Landscape Design 3SPRING TERM CreditsBA-285 Human Relations in Business or COMM-100*** Basic Speech Communication 3-4HOR-112 Horticulture Career Exploration 2HOR-120 Pesticide Laws & Safety 1HOR-140 Soils 3HOR-143 Horticulture Practicum/Spring 2HOR-228 Plant Identification/Spring 3SUMMER TERM CreditsHOR-281 Horticulture/CWE or HOR-280 Horticulture/CWE & HOR-282 Horticulture/CWE 6Landscape management Associate of Applied Science Degree: 2nd yearFALL TERM CreditsHOR-223 Horticulture Science 3HOR-224 Landscape Installation 3HOR-235 Weed Identification 2SPN-101 First Year Spanish 4— — Landscape Management program electives 3WINTER TERM CreditsBA-119 Project Management Practices 2BA-250 Small Business Management 3HOR-230 Equipment Operation & Maintenance 2HOR-231 Irrigation & Drainage Design 3HOR-237 Disease Identification 2WR-101 Communication Skills: Occupational Writing or WR-121 English Composition or BA-214 Business Communications 3-4SPRING TERM CreditsHE-252** First Aid/CPR 3Choose two from the following:HOR-126* Landscape Water Features HOR-127* Landscape Lighting HOR-128* Landscape Stones & Pavers HOR-129* Landscape Decks & Fences 2HOR-145 Turf Installation & Maintenance 2HOR-215 Herbaceous Perennials or HOR-244 Environmental Landscape Design 3HOR-240 Irrigation & Drainage Practices 3 Credits required for degree 93-97LANDSCAPE management PROGRAM ELECTIVESCOURSE CreditsHOR-125 Food Production in the Willamette Valley 3HOR-126* Landscape Water Features 1or HOR-127* Landscape Lighting 1or HOR-128* Landscape Stones & Pavers 1or HOR-129* Landscape Decks & Fences 1HOR-134 Herb Growing & Gardening 1HOR-142 Greenhouse Crops-Bedding Plants 3HOR-146 Fruit & Berry Growing 3HOR-211 Native Plant Identification 1HOR-212 Flower Arranger’s Garden 3HOR-213* Computer-Aided Landscape Design 3HOR-220 Plant Propagation/Fall 3HOR-225* Principles of Arboriculture 3HOR-229* Introduction to Landscape Design 3or HOR-244* Environmental Landscape Design 3HOR-239 Tree Climber Training 1HOR-242 Plant Propagation/Spring 3HOR-246 Organic Farming & Gardening 3HOR-248 Flower Arranger’s Garden/Spring 3*Offered alternate years**Course may be waived with current CPR certification***COMM-100 may be substituted by taking all of the following: COMM-100A, COMM-100B and COMM-100CInformation from the 2015-2016 catalog.