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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Landscape Aide
Major: 5069
First Term: 1997 Fall    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 13
CIPS Code: 01.0605
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: College-Specific
Occupational Area: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
Instructional Council: Agriculture/Equine Science (02)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Landscape Aide program emphasizes the technology of production and management. The program is designed to prepare students to become employed as technicians, supervisors, managers, or owners in nurseries or landscape construction. In addition the program prepares students for jobs with government agencies or other agencies involved with the technical phases of the Urban Horticulture industry.

Program Notes:
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses within the program.

Required Courses
 Credits: 13
 AGL181Landscape Construction Techniques3
 AGL189Landscape Design I3
 AGS164Plant Growth and Development4
 AGS183Urban Plant Identification and Use3

Program Competencies
1.Read landscape blueprints and specifications, operate landscape equipment and install complete landscapes. (AGL181)
2.Draw landscape designs using professional landscape drafting techniques including planting plans and sprinkler systems for residential and commercial structures. (AGL189)
3.Classify agricultural plants according to use, growth habits and economic importance in determining the factors influencing plant behavior and accepted cultural practices. (AGS164)
4.Identify common landscape plants by botanical and common name and know how they are used in the landscape. (AGS183)