Landscape and Horticulture

Program Level: Degrees, Certificates
Department: Agricultural Sciences
Institute: Science & Technology
College: PAC

What is the landscape and horticulture program?

Landscape and Horticulture is a growing industry with local job growth projected at 30% over the next five years. Consumers are spending over $38 billion per year on professional landscaping, lawn and tree care services. 

This program is fully accredited by the National Association of Landscape Professionals.

 

Landscape and Horticulture Program Highlights

  • Emphasis is placed on the commercial application of skills learned in the program
  • Employment for graduating students of this program may be available in landscaping businesses (independent and corporate), residential complexes (apartment and residential organizations), parks and recreational facilities.

Landscape and Horticulture Career Areas & Employment Positions

  • Landscape Installation and Maintenance - Pesticide Application Technician, Landscape Designer
  • Tree Care - Tree Care Crew Leader, Certified Arborist
  • Irrigation System Installation and Maintenance - Licensed Irrigator and Irrigation Installer
  • Interiorscape Maintenance and Management in Wholesale and Retail Nurseries - Retail Nursery Merchandiser
  • Recreational Facilities - Groundskeeper, Irrigation Technician, Landscape and Lawn Maintenance Foreman

Contact 

Information

Dr. Severo Rodriguez
Interim Department Chair

Phone:
210-486-3929

Rose Flores
Lead Instructor

Location:
San Marcos Hall (SANMAR 107A)

Phone:
210-486-3073