|1. Design and install complete landscapes and irrigation systems using blueprints, specifications, and appropriate landscape equipment. (AGL181)
2. Apply knowledge of common landscape plants and their use to develop landscape and irrigation plans that meet the environmental, aesthetic and cultural needs of the customer. (AGS164, AGS183)
3. Effectively maintain and assess landscapes by synthesizing principles of plant growth and responses to particular soils, climate, sun exposure, water availability, nutrients and pests. (AGS164, AGL183, CHM130)
4. Employ environmentally and socially responsible horticultural practices. (AGL189, AGS164, AGS183)
5. Perform a cost analysis to develop competitive bidding for landscapes. (AGL181)
6. Synthesize multiple sources of information to assist in decision making relative to landscape business operations (e.g. orders, inventory, scheduling). (AGL181, AGL189)
7. Demonstrate professional behaviors and abide by norms and conventions appropriate to the field. (AGL181, AGL189, AGS164)
8. Employ effective oral, written, and visual communication skills to multiple stakeholders in a culturally sensitive and responsive manner. (AGL181, AGL189)
9. Operate equipment adhering to proper safety, ethical, and environmental protocols. (AGL181)
10. Explain the physical and chemical properties of soil as they relate to pH, water, nutrients and organic matter. (CHM130)
|This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.
Program Prerequisites: None
AGL181 Landscape Construction Techniques 3
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: January 22, 2019