The Horticulture curriculum prepares students for a variety of employment opportunities in the Green Industry. The program includes technical knowledge and hands-on skills, learning to implement a variety of horticultural tasks, and instruction in high quality service that meets the standard of the industry.
Graduates of the program should be able to:
Identify and appropriately use landscape materials.
Design and construct residential, and recreational landscapes.
Maintain residential, commercial and recreational landscapes.
Identify and control plant pests and diseases, including the proper use of pesticides.
Learn management techniques to operate a horticultural business.
Landscaper (installation, maintenance)
This certificate is designed so that a student can apply all of the required courses towards a Nashville State A.A.S. degree in General Technology with a focus in Horticulture. For a student who plans to apply the certificate towards an A.S. university parallel degree, the student should consult his/her advisor about transferability of courses.
Two tracks are available. The Landscaping Track or Landscaping Design Track