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Plant and Landscape Systems (BS)

Variable Credit Min

66

Variable Credit Max

71.5

Major Academic Plan

Title

Landscape Management and the Gospel of Jesus Christ

Learning Outcome

Identify reflect on and articulate personally significant experiences that strengthen the desire to incorporate the gospel of Jesus Christ in managing and creating beautiful landscapes

Title

Landscape Practices

Learning Outcome

Lead and practice with a knowledge of landscape contracting at the local and national levels.

Title

Career Preparation

Learning Outcome

Effectively compete for the best employment positions including leadership in national organizations which are available to college graduates including self-employment.

Title

Landscape Design, Construction, and Management

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate competence in each of the three main areas of landscape contracting: design, management and installation.

Title

Academic and Professional Preparation

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate preparation to excel in a variety of graduate programs related to landscape management.

Program Requirements

Requirement 1 — Complete 18 Courses

course - Plants in the Environment 3.0

course - Residential Landscape Design 3.0

course - Sustainable Food Crop Systems 3.0

course - Intro to PLS 1.0

course - PLS Practicum - You may take once 0.5

course - Hardscape Materials 2.0

course - Principles of Irrigation 2.0

course - Bidding & Estimating 2.0

course - Trees 3.0

course - Soil Science 3.0

course - Soil Science Lab 1.0

course - Plant Propagation 3.0

course - Grasses in Urban & Natural Env 3.0

course - Sustainable Plant Systems 3.0

course - Sci of Plant Pest Control 3.0

course - Soils & Water in Urban Environ 3.0

course - Plant Health Diagnostics 3.0

course - Plant Landscape Bus. Systems 2.0

Requirement 2 — Complete 0.5 hours

course - Academic Internship - You may take once 0.5v

Requirement 3 — Complete 2 Courses

course - Principles of Accounting 3.0

course - Agribusiness Management 1 3.0

Requirement 4 — Complete 1 of 2 Courses

course - Marketing Management 3.0

course - Agribusiness Management 2 3.0

Requirement 5 — Complete 1 of 2 Courses

course - Introductory General Chemistry 3.0

course - Gen College Chem 1+Lab Integr 4.0

Requirement 6 — Complete 3 of 6 Courses

course - Field Botany 3.0

course - Landscape Design Graphics 2.0

course - Floral Design 3.0

course - Landscape Comp Applications 3.0

course - Interior Plants & Landscapes 3.0

course - Plant Community Design 3.0

Requirement 7 — Complete 1 of 4 Courses

course - Econ Principles & Problems 3.0

course - Principles of Finance 3.0

course - Organizational Behavior 3.0

course - Commun in Organiztnl Settings 3.0

A MANAGEMENT MINOR IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED

Completion of the following courses (some listed above) will meet the requirements for this minor: Acc 200, Econ 110, ENT 381, Fin 201, HRM 300, Math 110, Stat 121, STRAT 489.

The following courses are also suggested: ENT 301; M Com 320, StDev 150.

For students planning to pursue a master's degree in landscape architecture (MLA), the following courses are also recommended: Bio 350; CFM 105; Geog 212, 310, 422; PWS 380.

For students planning to pursue a master's degree in (MS) the following courses are recommended: Chem 106, 107, 351, 352, 481; Engl 316; Math 119 or Stat 121; Phscs 105, 106; PWS 440, 513.