Horticulture

Start planting a seed to grow your future in sustainable food systems, urban agriculture and/or sustainable landscaping.

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, or provide skills for career advancement, 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.

Degrees

Certificates

Courses

Accreditation
ICCB

Curriculum/Plan of Study
C201A, C201E, C401C

Program Affiliations
Illinois 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)


Contact Information

Christopher Clem
Department Interim-Coordinator
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3625
(224) 805-3382
christopherclem@triton.edu

Kenneth Benson
Adjunct Faculty
kennethbenson@triton.edu

David Coulter
Adjunct Faculty
davidcoulter@triton.edu

Edward Del Beccaro
Adjunct Faculty
Office: R-205
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3550
edwarddelbeccaro@triton.edu

Robert Sproule
Adjunct Faculty
robertsproule@triton.edu

Koch Unni
Adjunct Faculty
kochunni@triton.edu

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