Students should develop a specific program of study in consultation with a departmental horticulture advisor.
In order to apply for certification as a professional horticulturist, students should also complete HORT 305, Genetics, and either BCHE 341, Biochemistry, or CHEM 211, Organic Chemistry.
You'll learn essential landscape management skills such as tree care, pruning, soil management, watering, fertilization, pest management, and sprinkler repair.
Landscape Maintenance certificate: See required courses and descriptions.
degree prepares you for a wide range of careers in landscape contracting, ornamental horticulture, and urban farming. In addition to learning about floral design and arrangements, you'll learn about flower shop management and flower care for tropical and indoor plants.
Students who wish to transfer to CSU to earn a bachelor's degree (B. Consult with FRCC faculty and CSU to plan your courses for transferring. This program prepares you work in or own a floral business.
Courses offered at FRCC for the AAS degree and the various certificates are career/technical credits and may not directly transfer to CSU. degree in Horticulture Business Management at FRCC.
Colorado State University (CSU) offers bachelor degree programs in horticulture fields.
This program prepares you to work in or own a landscape construction company.
You'll learn how to build and install retaining walls, decks, brick pavers, paver patios and sprinkler systems.