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Associate in Applied Science

General Requirements: Total Hours: 64 • Minimum GPA: 2.0

Program Description: This program is designed for students to examine career options in the field of horticulture. Students will receive hands-on experience in the areas of fertilizers and soils, plant propagation, greenhouse operations and floriculture.

 GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS ........................................... 18 hours
 Area  Min. Hours  Courses
 Communications  6  ENGL 1113 English Composition I
     ENGL 1213 English Composition II* or
     ENGL 2033 Technical Writing & Reporting
 Social Science  6  HIST 1483 U.S. History to 1877 or
     HIST 1493 U.S. History, 1877 to Present
     POLS 1113 U.S. Government
 Speech  3  SPCH 1113 Fundamentals of Speech* or
     SPCH 2313 Interpersonal Communications
 Selected General  3  Select from: Allied Health, Art, Business,
 Ed Requirements    Computer Science, Communications, Criminal
     Justice, Economics, EMT, English, Foreign
     Language, HPER, Humanities, Human Relations,
     IT, Management, Math, Philosophy, Psychology,
     Religion, Sciences, Sociology, Speech
     
 TECHNICAL-OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALITY COURSES ......................... 28 hours
 Area  Min. Hours  Courses
 Horticulture*  15  HORT 1303 Introduction to Horticulture*
     HORT 1353 Fertilizers and Soils*
     HORT 2373 Plant Propagation*
     HORT 2413 Green House Operations*
     HORT 2433 Floriculture*
 Management  3  MGMT 2103 Occupational/Technical Internship
 Horticulture  10  HORT Any HORT courses not previously
 Electives    selected*
     
 *These courses are offered through Caddo-Kiowa Technology Center
     
 SUPPORT AND RELATED COURSES ................................................. 15 hours
 Area  Min. Hours  Courses
 Ag Economics  4  AGEC 1374 Intro to Agricultural Economics
 Computer Science  3  CMSC 1223 Business Applications Software or
     AGRI 2113 Microcomputers in Agriculture
 Life Science  4  AGRN 1214 Intro to Plant Science or
     BISC or BOT or ZOOL (lecture and lab)
 Electives  4  Select any General Ed Electives
     
 INSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS ...................................................... 3 hours
     
 Must fulfill computer literacy requirement.