What will I learn?

The Landscape and Urban Horticulture degree prepares students for various careers in the horticultural industry. Coursework includes the design and construction of landscape projects, greenhouse production, and sustainable horticulture practices.

Required Program Courses (48 hours) Cr. Hrs.

AGB 104 Introduction to Horticulture

AGB 105 Agricultural Applications of the Computer

AGB 155 Agriculture Salesmanship

AGB 191 Agri-Business Work Exploration

AGB 200 Introduction to Soil Science

AGB 290 Agri-Business Seminar

HRT 111 Sustainable Urban Horticulture

HRT 116 Introduction to Landscaping

HRT 118 Horticulture Equipment Operations

HRT 119 Landscape Construction and Maintenance

HRT 253 Herbaceous Plants

HRT 254 Woody Plants

HRT 257 Horticulture Business Management

Electives (6 hours)

Choose two of the following:

HRT 130 Floral Design I

HRT 211 Pest Management and Pruning Principles

HRT 255 Landscape Graphic Design

HRT 270 Greenhouse Crop Production

Required General Education Courses (15 hours)

Choose one of the following Communications options:

Option one:

ENG 111 Workplace Writing

COM 120 Interpersonal Communications

Option two:

ENG 101 Composition I

ENG 102 Composition II

MAT 110 Business Mathematics

Which department am I in?

Department of Agriculture/Engineering Science and Technologies

Study options

Full Time (61 semester hours)

Tuition fees
US$15,930.00 per year
USD $531 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

10 January 2022, 22 August 2022

Venue

Department of Agriculture/Engineering Science and Technologies

2400 West Bradley Avenue,

CHAMPAIGN,

Illinois,

61821, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Admission is open to anyone who is a graduate of an accredited high school or is at least 18 years of age and able to benefit from college-level instruction.

For international students

Admission is open to anyone who is a graduate of an accredited high school or is at least 18 years of age and able to benefit from college-level instruction

English Language Proficiency:

An IELTS band score of 6.0 or a TOEFL score of 61ibt/500pbt allows the student to take only the English Writing Assessment for course placement.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Parkland College

Students are exposed to modern teaching concepts, whilst small class sizes provide a personalized feel to all courses offered.

  • Community/transfer college with hands-on learning
  • Use of modern teaching concepts from high-quality faculty
  • Excellent learning and recreational facilities on campus
  • Flexible study abroad opportunities for students

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