Courses – Horticulture

Horticulture Course Offerings

Ornamental Horticulture I

Grade Level: 9-12 (Priority given to 9th and 10th grade students)
Prerequisite: None
Length: Two trimesters
Description: Class and laboratory instruction is given in basic home gardening, plant propagation, pest control, pruning, and fertilization. Special emphasis is placed on plant identification and landscaping. Instruction is also given in leadership, citizenship, career education, and project programs through department activities.

Ornamental Horticulture II

Grade Level: 9-12
Prerequisite: Ornamental Horticulture I or consent of teacher
Length: Two trimesters
Description: Advanced class and laboratory instruction is given in the propagation of commercially important plants. Fertilization, diseases and pests are also studied. Nursery management practices become real through the use of the lab facilities. Instruction is also given in leadership, citizenship, career education, and project programs through department activities.

ROP Plant/Nursery Greenhouse Management

Grade Level: 9-12
Prerequisite: None
Length: Two trimesters
Description: This course is designed for the student interested in entry-level job skills in horticulture. Units of instruction include propagation, diseases and pest control, structures, and fertilization. Instruction is also given in leadership, citizenship, career education, and project programs through department activities.