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¿Qué aprenderé?

The Landscape and Parks Maintenance Specialist degree and certificate program provides additional training for students interested in working in the field of landscape and parks maintenance. The curriculum provides advanced studies in horticulture, plant ID and maintenance practices, and provides foundational training towards working for parks and recreation departments, golf courses, public works, landscape maintenance companies, or starting one’s own landscape maintenance business.

To qualify for the Associate of Science in Landscape and Parks Maintenance Specialist degree, students must satisfactorily complete the Degree Major requirements specified below and the local AA/AS General Education requirements. A Certificate of Achievement will be awarded upon satisfactory completion of the certificate requirements specified below.

Note: Students must satisfactorily complete the Level B Intermediate Landscape and Parks Maintenance certificate requirements to qualify for the Level C Landscape and Parks Maintenance Specialist AS degree or Certificate of Achievement.

Note: Students should see a counselor at least once each semester to plan for their educational goal(s). The Horticulture Dept. staff can also help with planning, including assistance with when classes might be scheduled.

Program Learning Outcomes:

Students who complete the degree or certificate will be able to:

  • Maintain landscapes to maximize their basic human comfort and livability.
  • Maintain landscapes to support regional ecology, low water use, and sustainable potential in Bay Area environments.
  • Employ maintenance practices that minimize the use of power tools, dumping of green waste, and vehicle use.

Degree Major Requirements:

Dept/No. Title Units

Level B Requirements: 30

Plus Level C Requirements:

LH 21 Horticultural Equipment 2

*Select course(s) not previously taken.

LH 10 Insects 3

LH 11 Plant Diseases & Their Control 3

LH 12 Weeds in the Urban Landscape 3

Select one additional course from the following:

LH16 Soil Management 3

LH19 Plant Nutrition 3

Level C Total Required Units: 41

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Merritt College

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (60 )

Costos de estudio
US$9.210,00 por año
USD $307 per unit

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Fecha de inicio

Esperado Enero 2023

Lugar

Merritt College

12500 Campus Drive,

OAKLAND,

California,

94619, United States

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Students must have completion of High School/Secondary School Diploma transcripts.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Students must have completed High School/Secondary School Diploma. Applicant must have TOEFL score of 61 ibt, or 6 on the IELTS test. Deadlines to Apply: Spring - November 15; Summer - April 15; Fall - June 15.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

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