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  • Environmental Horticulture Management Certificate

    Hours: 15 credits with minimum grades of C

    The certificate program in environmental horticulture management is offered via distance learning technologies. The certificate allows the working professional and/or adult learner who is place-bound and cannot attend classes in Gainesville to gain a background in the sustainable ornamental horticulture practices used in the greenhouse/nursery and/or landscape industries. The program emphasizes the conservation of resources through proper plant management.

    Students must have a high-school diploma or the equivalent and they must have completed all course prerequisites before enrolling in any course. Applicants also must have a basic understanding and/or coursework in biology, botany, chemistry or zoology, or permission of the department.

    Required Courses (15 credits chosen by the student and adviser)

    • EVR 3323 Introduction to Ecosystem Restoration (4)
    • LDE 3410C Residential Landscape Design (3)
    • ORH 3222C Turfgrass Culture (4)
    • ORH 3253C Introductory Nursery Management (4)
    • ORH 3513 Environmental Plant Identification and Use (1)
    • ORH 3815C Florida Native Landscaping (3)
    • ORH 4236C Landscape and Turfgrass Management (3)
    • ORH 4242C Arboriculture (4)
    • ORH 4256 Nutritional Management of Nursery Crops (3)
    • ORH 4804 Annual and Perenniel Gardening (1)
    • ORH 4848 Landscape Plant Establishment (2)
    • PLS 3222 Plant Propagation (2)

    Students should contact Dr. Kimberly Moore at 954-577-6328,​

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