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DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES 

All courses fulfill El Camino science requirements and are CS transferable. Check the class schedule for days and times.

A.S. Degree

A student completing the degree or certificate requirements will be able to manage various landscape environments such as vegetable and flower gardens, turfgrass, houseplants, soils, cut flowers, and terrariums. A student will be able to apply fertilizers and pesticides (natural, chemical, biological, and cultural). The student will be able to propagate plants via grafting, budding, tissue culture, cuttings, specialized stems, and sexual means as well as demonstrate knowledge of various propagation structures. The student will be able to identify landscape plants (herbaceous, shrubs, trees) and identify their morphology. Outcomes of the program will be measured by the student's ability to design a landscape, make landscape management recommendations, and obtain employment in the industry.

El Camino College Major Requirements

At least 50% of the requirements for the major must be completed at El Camino College.

Complete the Following:
Horticulture 41, 42, 46, 53, 54, 55, 56;

one course from:
Biology 15, 16,
Horticulture 44, 95abcd

Total Units: 23-25

Certificate of Competence

(pending approval by the California Community College System Office)

A Certificate of Competence will be awarded upon completion of the courses listed below with a minimum grade average of B. At least 50% of the requirements for the certificate must be completed at El Camino College.

Complete the Following:
Horticulture 41, 42, 46, 53, 54, 55, 56;

one course from:
Biology 15, 16,
Horticulture 44, 95abcd

Total Units: 23-25

Certificate of Completion

A Certificate of Completion will be granted to the student who completes the same requirements as that of the Certificate of Competence with a minimum grade average of C. At least 50% of the requirements for the Certificate of Completion must be completed at El Camino College.

 Last Published 2/3/14