Horticulture Requirements

Admission Criteria   Technology Requirements   ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS  

Curriculum 

FALL SEMESTER
  • SSS 100 - Student Success Seminar - 2 Credit Hours 
  • HT 111 - Horticulture Science - 2 Credit Hours 
  • HT 111L - Horticulture Science Lab - 2 Credit Hours 
  • HT 113 - Turf Management - 3 Credit Hours 
  • HT 226 - Equipment Operations & Maintenance - 2 Credit Hours 
  • HT 226L - Equipment Operations & Maintenance lab - 1 Credit Hour 
  • HT 234 - Pest Management - 3 Credit Hours
SPRING SEMESTER 
  • MATH 100 - College Math - 3 Credit Hours 
  • CIS 105 - Introduction to Computers - 3 Credit Hours 
  • HT 121 - Herbaceous Landscape Plants - 3 Credit Hours 
  • HT 123 - Soils and Nutrition - 2 Credit Hours 
  • HT 123L - Soils and Nutrition Lab - 1 Credit Hour
  • HT 125 - Greenhouse Production - 2 Credit Hours 
  • HT 125L - Greenhouse Production Lab - 1 Credit Hour
  • HT 131 - Internship - 2 Credit Hours 
FALL SEMESTER 
  • ENGL 100 - Communication in the Workplace - 3 Credit Hours OR 
    • ENGL 101T - Composition - 3 Credit Hours  
  • HT 112 - Woody Plants - 2 Credit Hours 
  • HT 112L - Woody Plants Lab - 2 Credit Hours 
  • HT 211 - Landscape Construction - 2 Credit Hours 
  • HT 211L - Landscape Construction Lab - 2 Credit Hours 
  • HT 213 - Greenhouse Operations & Maintenance - 3 Credit Hours 
  • HT 228 - Fruits & Vegetables I - 2 Credit Hours
SPRING SEMESTER 
  • Take one of the following PSYC or SOC courses. 
    • SOC 150T - Social Problems - 3 Credit Hours 
    • SOC 250T - Courtship and Marriage - 3 Credit Hours 
    • PSYC 100 - Psychology at Work - 3 Credit Hours 
    • PSYC 101T - General Psychology - 3 Credit Hours
  • SPCM 101T - Fundamentals of Speech - 3 Credit Hours 
  • HT 124 - Landscape Design I - 2 Credit Hours 
  • HT 124L - Landscape Design I Lab - 2 Credit Hours 
  • HT 223 - Garden Center Management - 3 Credit Hours 
  • HT 231 - Arboriculture - 3 Credit Hours 
  • HT 232 - Fruits and Vegetables II - 2 Credit Hours

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Admission Criteria

1 of the following:
  • HS GPA: 1.5 GPA - English grade “C” average 
  • GED: 450 
  • ACT: 13 
  • SAT: 730–770 
  • College GPA: 2.0 GPA - Based on 12+ credits 
  • Professional Discretion 
If students do not meet one of the above requirements, they are required to take the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER: 
  • Writing: 240 
  • Arithmetic: 217

Additional Program Requirements

Safety Test
At the end of JumpStart, after safety presentations and lab tours, Horticulture Technology students are required to take a Safety Test. The test is administered both on paper and electronically via STInet. Students must achieve a score of 100% before continuing in the program and are not limited in the number of attempts. 

Technology Requirements

Southeast Technical Institute's Horticulture Technology program is a Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL) program. You may purchase a laptop on your own or from the Southeast Tech Support Center.

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