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2014 -2015 Chesapeake College Catalog 
2014 -2015 Chesapeake College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Landscape Management A.S. Degree (395)

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This program of study meets all of the General Education Requirements at Chesapeake College.

AWARD: Associate of Science Degree

PROGRAM MISSION: The Chesapeake College Landscape Management program is designed to prepare students for leadership positions in landscape management or for transfer into a four-year program in Landscape Management.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Landscape Management program provides students with knowledge and skills applicable to management positions in the horticulture and landscaping industries. The curriculum provides a foundation in general education, chemistry, mathematics, and plant science, thereby preparing students for careers in commercial property maintenance; residential and commercial landscape development; landscape design; environmental management and mitigation projects; museum, zoo, or arboretum displays; and park supervision. Students interested in transfer should become familiar with the requirements of the intended transfer institution and consult with a faculty advisor in selecting courses. All students should consult with an academic advisor in planning an appropriate program.

PROGRAM GOALS: The Landscape Management program will:

  • Facilitate proficiency in content knowledge and skills for the college’s general education competencies.
  • Provide a broad education in plant science and business that challenges students to acquire appropriate competencies in content knowledge and application skills.
  • Prepare students for entry into the workforce or for further study in the field.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Identify, critique, analyze, design and execute landscape features.
  • Sketch, design, and render landscape designs using appropriate software.
  • Apply principles of chemistry, plant physiology, plant taxonomy, horticulture, business and economics to the design and execution of landscapes.
  • Apply principles of economic, ecological, and cultural sustainability to the design and analysis of landscapes.
  • Communicate effectively in written and oral forms with landscape architects, designers, landscapers, and the general public.

CONTACT PERSON:  Mr. Greg Farley


Minimum Required Credits: 60

Arts/Humanities (G.Ed.) Electives

Can be satisfied by any of the following courses (not otherwise included as a program requirement):


+ See course description for details.

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