Horticulture AAS

Horticulture Department | AAS - Associate of Applied Science Degree | 2 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

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Horticulture Core Requirements

Complete 6 credits of HOR-280 or HOR-281
  • HOR-280
  • Horticulture/CWE
  • 3
  • HOR-281
  • Horticulture/CWE
  • 6
 
Complete HOR-122 or HOR-224
  • HOR-122
  • Greenhouse Crops-Potted Plants
  • 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 Crops/Bedding Plant
  • 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
  • HOR-226
  • Plant Identification/Fall
  • 4
  • HOR-227
  • Plant Identification/Winter
  • 4
  • HOR-228
  • Plant Identification/Spring
  • 4
  • HOR-231
  • Irrigation & Drainage Design
  • 3
  • HOR-237
  • Disease Identification
  • 2
  • HOR-240
  • Irrigation/Drainage Practices
  • 3
  • HOR-222
  • Hort Computer Applications
  • 2
  • HOR-111
  • Horticulture Practicum/Fall
  • 2
  • HOR-133
  • Horticulture Practicum/Winter
  • 2
  • HOR-140
  • Soils
  • 3
  • HOR-143
  • Horticulture Practicum/Spring
  • 2
  • HOR-216
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • 3
  • HOR-230
  • Equip Operation/Maintenance
  • 2
  • HOR-115
  • Horticulture Safety
  • 1
  • HOR-112
  • Hort Career Exploration
  • 2
  • HOR-120
  • Pesticide Laws & Safety
  • 1
  • HOR-223
  • Applied Plant Science
  • 4
 

Computation Related Instruction

Complete MTH-050 or MTH-065
  • MTH-050
  • Technical Mathematics I
  • 3
  • MTH-065
  • Algebra II
  • 4
 

Communication Related Instruction

Complete WR-101 or WR-121
  • WR-121
  • English Composition
  • 4
  • WR-101
  • Commun. Skills: Occup Writing
  • 3
 

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 14 credits of Horticulture Program Electives. Please refer to the catalog for a complete list of Horticulture Program electives.
 

Horticulture Language Requirement

Complete the following Language requirement Complete SPN-101
  • SPN-101
  • First-Year Spanish I
  • 4
 

Horticulture Business Requirements

Complete the following Business courses for the Horticulture program
  • BA-119
  • Project Management Practices
  • 2
  • BA-101
  • Introduction to Business
  • 4
 

**Course may be waived with current CPR certification.
 
Total Credits Required: 96-101