Dec 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Course Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Course Catalog

Horticulture Science, AS


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Total Credits: 60

Major Number: 5031
CIP Code: 01.1103

Program Description

The Horticulture Science Degree program is designed to provide students with pre-professional preparation in horticulture through introductory horticulture courses as well as a strong foundation in general education for transfer purposes. Students interested in securing or maintaining employment in a horticulture-related occupation and those interested in furthering their education to a Baccalaureate Degree may consider completing this AS Degree.

Program Prerequisites

None

Special Instructions

Specific transfer arrangements, with the college of choice, should be made as early in the degree as possible to ensure an appropriate program is planned for enrollment at Century and at the four-year school.

Program Requirements


Total Credits: 21


Career/Occupational Elective Requirements


Select 7 credits

Total Credits: 7


MnTC/General Education Requirements


Goal 1: Communication


Goal 2: Critical Thinking


Fulfilled when all MnTC goals for this degree are complete.

Goal 3 and/or 4: Natural Sciences/Math/Logical Reasoning


Total Credits: 13

Goal 5: History/Social/Behavioral Sciences


Minimum of 6 credits. Two courses from two different disciplines.

Total Credits: 6

Goal 6: Humanities/Fine Arts


Minimum of 6 credits. Two courses from two different disciplines.

Total Credits: 6

Goals 7-10: Theme Goals


Three credits in each of two Goal areas selected from Goals 7, 8, 9 or 10 are required. Many courses from Goals 1-6 also meet Goals 7-10. One course may fulfill a maximum of two Goals. Credits count only once.

Goal 7: Human Diversity

Goal 8: Global Perspectives

Goal 9: Ethical and Civic Responsibility

Goal 10: People and the Environment

Total Credits: 32


MnTC Elective Requirements


None

Additional Elective Requirements


None

Program Information


General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

See Century College Policy 3.17.0.1

Program Note

None

Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships

See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This degree program is designed for both employment preparation and transfer. Some of the courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge and appreciation of the diversity of plants, their culture, and utilization.
  • Apply horticultural principles to the successful production and marketing of horticultural plants.
  • Synthesize and integrate information to solve horticultural problems.
  • Demonstrate a strong work and personal ethic through care of horticultural tools and facilities.

Program Contact Information

Brian Schlottman 651.748.2616 Room 2323 East

Sample Plan


Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.

Total Credits: 15


Total Credits: 15


Total Credits: 14


Semester 4


Total Credits: 16


Note


This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu

Century College is a member of the Minnesota State system. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.779.3354 or 1.800.228.1978 x 3354.

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