High School Programs of Study in Horticulture

Horticulture program of study guides for students who attend the following high schools:


Horticulture Online Course Offerings

Fall 2017 Online Courses

Introduction to Horticulture

(HORT 1100-NET01)
16-Week Session, Aug. 21 to Dec. 15, 2017
Tuition $405.00, online course fee $57.50
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Principles and practices in the development, production and use of horticultural crops. Includes classification, structure, growth and development, environmental influences on horticultural plants and vocational opportunities in the horticultural industries. (3 credit hours) 

Irrigation and Water Management

(HORT 1114-NET01)
16-Week Session, Aug. 21 to Dec. 15, 2017
Tuition $405.00, online course fee $57.50
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Principles and practices of landscape irrigation involving the use of water from proper system design and installation through maintenance and management. (3 credit hours) 

Spring 2018 Online Courses

Introduction to Horticulture

(HORT 1100-NET01)
16-Week Session, Jan. 20 to May 18, 2018
Tuition $405.00, course fee $57.50
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Principles and practices in the development, production and use of horticultural crops. Includes classification, structure, growth and development, environmental influences on horticultural plants, and vocational opportunities in the horticultural industries. (3 credit hours) 

OSHA 10-Hour Landscape Safety

(HORT 1109-NET01)
16-Week Session, Jan. 20 to May 18, 2018
Tuition $135.00, course fee $57.50
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Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Landscape training for entry level workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in general industry and landscape. Includes information regarding workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint. Students receive their 10-hour card upon satisfactory completion of the course. (1 credit hour) 

Turf Science and Management

(HORT 2231-NET01)
16-Week Session, Jan. 20 to May 18, 2018
Tuition $405.00, course fee $57.50
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Principles and methods of selecting, establishing and maintaining turf for residential lawns, parks, sports fields and golf courses. Includes cultural practices such as fertilization, irrigation and cultivation, as construction and renovation techniques. Also covers weed, insect and disease identification and control. (3 credit hours) 

 

Contact Information


Judy Burgholzer, Program Coordinator/Advisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1058, (630) 942-3095

Brian Clement, Assistant Professor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1059, (630) 942-2526

Amy Hull, Greenhouse Supervisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 0026, (630) 942-3806

Martin Bartz, Horticulture Lab Technician/Grower
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 0025, (630) 942-3807

Monica Miller, Program Specialist
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1008, (630) 942-3074

Peter Deeman, Program Advisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1047, (630) 942-2548

Business and Technology Division
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1034, (630) 942-2592

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