Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5073
First Term: 1997 Fall   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 27
CIP Code: 01.0605

Occupational Area: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
Instructional Council: Agriculture/Equine Science (02)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 25-1041, 37-1012, 37-3012

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Landscape Specialist program emphasizes the technology of production and management. The program is designed to prepare students to become employed as technicians, supervisors, managers, or owners in nurseries or landscape construction and maintenance. In addition the program prepares students for jobs with government agencies or other agencies involved with the technical phases of the Urban Horticulture industry.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Required Courses
CCL/5069N is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Certificate of Completion in Landscape Aide (5069N) 13

AGB139 Agribusiness Computer Operations 3
AGB130 Establishing and Running an Agribusiness 3
AGS260 Soils 4
AGS268 Integrated Pest Management in the Cultivated Environment 4
Credits: 27

Program Competencies
1. Read landscape blueprints and specifications, operate landscape equipment and install complete landscapes. (AGL181)
2. Draw landscape designs using professional landscape drafting techniques including planting plans and sprinkler systems for residential and commercial structures. (AGL189)
3. Classify agricultural plants according to use, growth habits and economic importance in determining the factors influencing plant behavior and accepted cultural practices. (AGS164)
4. Identify common landscape plants by botanical and common name and know how they are used in the landscape. (AGS183)
5. Run computer software programs and adapt them to practical agriculture use. (AGB139)
6. Prepare estimates and contracts for use in landscape bidding and keep records required to run an agribusiness. (AGL185)
7. Take representative soil samples, test and interpret results and prepare written cultural management practices based on the data obtained. (AGS260)
8. Identify common insects, weeds and plant diseases and prepare written recommendations for their prevention and control. (AGS268)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 5-27-97

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.