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.
- Horticulture Degree (Associate in Applied Science – C201A)
- Sustainable Agriculture Technology Degree (Associate in Applied Science – C201E)
Curriculum/Plan of Study
C201A, C201E, C401C
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)
Assistant Coordinator, Special Projects
Edward Del Beccaro
Department office: R-205
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3550