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, email@example.com.