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  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook

Production Horticulture


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The Production Horticulture degree provides an overview of the horticulture industry through classroom instruction and hands-on laboratory settings. Emphasis is placed on turfgrass and greenhouse management, irrigation principles, business concepts, and pest control.

This program is designed for the student who does not intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

Degree: Associate of Applied Science

Emphasis: Production Horticulture

Recommended Full-Time Schedule


The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic advisor each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your advisor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.ws.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression include required Learning Support courses, completion of computer competency and your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .

Notes:

•Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

•Walters State students are required to meet computer competency during the first 30 hours of coursework. Students must take INFS 1010, BUSN 1360 or AGRM 2630/2631 or successfully complete a Computer Competency Exam. The Computer Competency exam does not provide course credit. Consult your advisor. See www.ws.edu/academics/technical-ed/computer-competency/ for additional information.

First Year


Second Year


Spring Term (16 semester credit hours)


Program Degree Requirements - Production Horticulture


General Education Requirements (16 hours)


Humanities and/or Fine Arts


Approved General Education Humanities electives1 3 credits

Behavioral/Social Sciences


Approved Behavioral/Social Science elective1 3 credits

Total Credit Hours 60


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