Horticulture/Grounds Maintenance Certificate

Curriculum HRT.GRM.CERT (C401C)

Designed to facilitate the learner into a career in grounds maintenance. Includes golf course, sports turf and commercial turf maintenance properties.

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

HRT 100

Introduction to Horticulture

4

 

HRT 125

Plants and Society

4

 

HRT 127

Entomology: Insects, People and Plants

3

 

 

Program electives

3

 

 

 

14

Semester Two

 

HRT 128

Plant Pathology

3

 

HRT 135

Soils & Fertilizers

3

 

HRT 140

Landscape Construction and Maintenance

4

 

HRT 285

Turf and Lawn Management

3

 

 

 

13

 

 

Total credits required

27

See HRT course descriptions.

Program electives (3): HRT 126◊, HRT 145◊, HRT 225◊, HRT 261◊, HRT 265

Coordinator: Gary Antonich, Ext. 3550

Gainful Employment

The information below is provided to assist students in making informed choices about their education and career.

Curriculum

Curriculum Title

CIPS Code

HRT.GRM.CERT

(C401C)

GROUNDS MAINTENANCE

01 0603

# of Graduates

# of Graduates Completing
On-Time

% Completing
On-Time

1

0

NA

Avg. Program Tuition Cost

Avg. Program Book Cost

Total Program Costs*

$ 3,302.00

$ 1,218.00

$ 4,520.00

Program Length
in Semesters

Program Credit

Hours

Median Loan

Debt

2

27

NA

SOC Code

SOC Description
(Associated Program Occupation(s))

Occupational Summary
(ONET webpage)

119013

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-9013.00

251041

Agricultural Science Teachers, Postsecondary

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/25-1041.00

371012

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/37-1012.00

*Transportation, personal expenses, and room and board costs are not included in the information above, but may apply to some students.

For more information about Gainful Employment, visit the Triton College Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Center Building, Room B-216W, or send an Email to: finaid@triton.edu.