Feb 25, 2024
Thank you for your interest and participation in the Horticulture programs at Century College. Due to changes in the program, Century College will no longer admit new students to this program effective Summer/Fall Semester 2020.
Although this change is applicable for new entering Summer and Fall students, Century is committed to helping current students in the Horticulture program successfully graduate from the program. Contact your assigned advisor/counselor for more information and assistance.
Total Credits: 30
Major Number: 5893
CIP Code: 01.0601
The Horticulture Technology certificate provides students with the general education and technical skills to meet the demand for well-trained personnel in the horticulture industry. Graduates will be well versed in woody and herbaceous plants that grow in temperate climates. They will be knowledgeable about plant pests, nursery operations, landscape installation, and grounds maintenance. Graduates of this program may choose to build on this certificate achieve a diploma or an AAS degree.
Career/Occupational Elective Requirements
Select 12 credits
MnTC/General Education Requirements
Goal 1: Communication
Select 3 credits
MnTC Elective Requirements
Additional Elective Requirements
General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates
See Century College Policy 22.214.171.124
Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships
See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some 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:
- Propagate herbaceous and woody plants
- Troubleshoot pest, water, soil and location problems of landscape plants.
- Provide recommendations for installation and management of landscape trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants.
- Demonstrate a strong work and personal ethic through care of horticultural tools and facilities.
Program Contact Information
Brian Schlottman 651.748.2616 Room 2303 East
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.
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.