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2019-2020 Course Catalog 
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Horticulture Technology Diploma

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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.

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Total Credits: 48

Major Number: 5892
CIP Code: 01.0601

Program Description

The Horticulture Technology Diploma provides students with the technical and communication skills to meet the demand for well-trained personnel in the horticulture industry. In addition to knowledge of plant biology, soil management, and plant selection, students can select elective courses to focus on landscape design and installation, grounds management, or plant production.

Program Prerequisites


Special Instructions


Program Requirements

Total Credits: 28

Total Credits: 13

MnTC/General Education Requirements

Goal 1: Communication

MnTC/General Education Requirements


MnTC Elective Requirements


Additional Elective Requirements


Additional Requirements


Program Information

General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

See Century College Policy

Program Note


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:

  • Prepare production schedules for greenhouse plants.
  • Identify and solve pest, water, and fertility problems of landscape plants.
  • Install and maintain landscape trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants.
  • Plan and install hardscape elements.
  • 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

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.

Semester 1

Total Credits: 16

Semester 2

Total Credits: 16

Semester 3


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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