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, cannabis, greenhouse and garden center management and sustainable horticulture.

Degrees

Certificates

Courses

Accreditation
ICCB

Curriculum/Plan of Study
C201A, C201E, C401C, C401G, C401H

Program Affiliations
Illinois Landscape Contractors Association (ILCA)
Illinois Green Industry Association (IGIA)
National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP)


Contact Information

Christopher Clem
Department Coordinator
(224) 805-3382
christopherclem@triton.edu

Sarah Duffy
Assistant Coordinator, Special Projects
sarahduffy@triton.edu

David Coulter
Adjunct Faculty
davidcoulter@triton.edu

Edward Del Beccaro
Adjunct Faculty
edwarddelbeccaro@triton.edu

Susan Kauffman
Adjunct Faculty
susankauffman@triton.edu

Mitchell Murdock
Adjunct Faculty
mitchellmurdock@triton.edu

Mark Omi
Adjunct Faculty
markomi@triton.edu

Margarita Poromanska
Adjunct Faculty
margaritaporomanska@triton.edu

Will Spiegelberg
Adjunct Faculty
williamspiegelberg@triton.edu

Koch Unni
Adjunct Faculty
kochunni@triton.edu

Department office: R-205
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3550

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