Horticulture, Sustainable Landscape Practices & Sustainable Agriculture Technology
Summer 2016 courses!
Start planting a seed to grow your future in sustainable food systems, urban agriculture, and/or sustainable landscaping. The courses listed below are available through Triton's Horticulture programs in Sustainable Agriculture Technology (AAS), Sustainable Landscape Practices (AAS), Sustainable Agroecology (Certificate), and Sustainable Food Production (Certificate).
• SAT 100 - Principles of Agroecology • SAT 105 - Urban Agriculture Issues • SAT 110 - Natural Resource Management • SAT 130 - Sustainable Plant Health Care • SAT 140 - Sustainable/Organic Plants • SAT 210 - Sustainable Plant Production for Human Nutrition • SAT 220 - Designing Food Production Systems in Urban Landscapes (Starts in October) • SAT 230 - Managing Food Production Systems in the Urban Landscape • HRT 125 - Plants and Society • HRT 270 - Sustainable Landscape Practices • BIS 105 - Environmental Biology • BIS 205 - Field Ecology
The Horticulture (HRT) program is designed to provide students with the necessary skills to acquire entry-level positions in all fields of Horticulture and Sustainable Agriculture. In addition, providing skills for advancement in their career field, self employment, and transfer into a university curriculum. Industry fields include landscape design, landscape and grounds maintenance, sustainable agriculture, floral design, greenhouse and garden center management, and sustainable horticulture.
Click the links below for more information:Horticulture ProgramsSustainable Agriculture TechnologySustainable Landscape Practices
Degrees • Horticulture Degree (Associate in Applied Science – C201A) • Sustainable Agriculture Technology Degree (Associate in Applied Science – C201E) • Sustainable Landscape Practices Degree (Associate in Applied Science – C201F)
Certificates • Horticulture/Floral Design Certificate – C401B • Horticulture/Grounds Maintenance Certificate – C401C • Horticulture/Landscape Design Certificate – C401A • Horticulture/Sustainable Landscape Practices – C401D • Sustainable Food Production Certificate - C401E • Sustainable Agroecology Certificate - C401F
Courses • Horticulture Courses
Curriculum/Plan of StudyC201A, C401B, C401C, C401A, C401D
Program AffiliationsIllinois Landscape Contractors Association (ILCA)Illinois Green Industry Association (IGIA)Illinois Association of Community College Agriculture Instructors (IACCAI)Land Care Network (PLANET)Midwest Ecological Landscape Association (MELA)
For StudentsPlease call (708) 456-0300, Ex. 3550 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for all program related questions.Questions about the SAT (Sustainable Agriculture Technology) will be answered here also.Questions about the Sustainable Horticulture Practices will be answered here also.
FAQPlease visit the Triton Botanic Garden (north side of R Building), Triton Greenhouse (north end of R Building) or Horticulture Offices (R-205) for more information.
FacultyThomas ElseyDepartment CoordinatorOffice: R-205(708) 456-0300, Ext. email@example.com
Edward Del BeccaroAdjunct FacultyOffice: R-205(708) 456-0300, Ext. firstname.lastname@example.org
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