Recommended Academic Plan for Landscape Contracting Major/Design/Build Option (LSCPE/DESGN) Commonwealth Campuses

Effective Date: Fall 2014

Semester 1

Humanities (GH)Notes for: Humanities

Humanities

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Quantification (GQ)Notes for: Quantification

Quantification

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ECON 102 (GS) Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ECON 104 (GS) Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes for: ECON 104

ECON 104

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or AG BM 101 (GS) Economic Principles of Agribusiness Decision MakingNotes for: AG BM 101

AG BM 101

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
First-Year SeminarNotes for: First-Year Seminar

First-Year Seminar

For campuses that do not require a first-year seminar and offer an alternative first-year engagement plan, this first-year seminar requirement will be waived. A student must, however, still meet the minimum number of credits required for graduation from this major which may require the student to take an additional elective.
1
1.5
Total credits 14.5

Semester 2

ART 020 (GA) Introduction to DrawingNotes for: ART 020

ART 020

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MATH 026 (GQ) Plane TrigonometryNotes for: MATH 026

MATH 026

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
3
United States Cultures (US)Notes for: United States Cultures

United States Cultures

Can be combined with GA, GH, or GS
0-3
Total credits 12-15

Semester 3

BIOL 127 (GN) Introduction to Plant BiologyNotes for: BIOL 127

BIOL 127

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or BIOL 110 (GN) Biology: Concepts and BiodiversityNotes for: BIOL 110

BIOL 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3-4
3
4
3
ElectiveNotes for: Elective

Elective

Consult with an adviser regarding elective selection
or HORT 101 (GN) Horticultural ScienceNotes for: HORT 101

HORT 101

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 16-17

Semester 4

CHEM 101 (GN) Introductory ChemistryNotes for: CHEM 101

CHEM 101

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
4
ENGL 202D (GWS) Effective Writing: Business WritingNotes for: ENGL 202D

ENGL 202D

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ElectiveNotes for: Elective

Elective

Consult with an adviser regarding elective selection
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
1.5
International Cultures (IL)Notes for: International Cultures

International Cultures

Can be combined with GA, GH, or GS
0-3
Total credits 14.5-17.5

Semester 5

HORT 101 (GN) Horticultural ScienceNotes for: HORT 101

HORT 101

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or ElectiveNotes for: Elective

Elective

If HORT 101 has already been completed, an elective can be completed. Students should consult with an academic adviser to select an elective course.
3
HORT 137 Ornamental Plant MaterialsNotes for: HORT 137

HORT 137

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HORT 269 Residential Landscape PlanningNotes for: HORT 269

HORT 269

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HORT 120 Computer Applications for Landscape ContractingNotes for: HORT 120

HORT 120

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
1
SOILS 101 (GN) Introductory Soil ScienceNotes for: SOILS 101

SOILS 101

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

HORT 464 Landscape Construction INotes for: HORT 464

HORT 464

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
HORT 408 Landscape Plant Establishment and MaintenanceNotes for: HORT 408

HORT 408

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
HORT 220 CAD Applications in Landscape ContractingNotes for: HORT 220

HORT 220

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Pest Management SelectionNotes for: Pest Management Selection

Pest Management Selection

Select 2-3 credits from: ENT 313, ENT 314, HORT 238, PPEM 300, or PPEM 318
2-3
3
Total credits 16-17

Semester 7

HORT 466 Landscape Construction IINotes for: HORT 466

HORT 466

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
5
HORT 131 Herbaceous Perennial and Annual IdentificationNotes for: HORT 131

HORT 131

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HORT 138 Ornamental Plant MaterialsNotes for: HORT 138

HORT 138

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
3
Total credits 17

Semester 8

HORT 368 Landscape Planting DesignNotes for: HORT 368

HORT 368

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
HORT 468 Landscape Estimating and BiddingNotes for: HORT 468

HORT 468

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
3
B A 250 Small Business ManagementNotes for: Electives

Electives

Consult your academic adviser regarding the selection of elective courses
3
LARCH 060 (GA) History of Design on the LandNotes for: LARCH 060

LARCH 060

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

120 Credits are Required for Completion of Major

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

First-Year Seminar
For campuses that do not require a first-year seminar and offer an alternative first-year engagement plan, this first-year seminar requirement will be waived. A student must, however, still meet the minimum number of credits required for graduation from this major which may require the student to take an additional elective.
United States Cultures
Can be combined with GA, GH, or GS
Elective
Consult with an adviser regarding elective selection
Elective
Consult with an adviser regarding elective selection
International Cultures
Can be combined with GA, GH, or GS
Elective
If HORT 101 has already been completed, an elective can be completed. Students should consult with an academic adviser to select an elective course.
Pest Management Selection
Select 2-3 credits from: ENT 313, ENT 314, HORT 238, PPEM 300, or PPEM 318
Electives
Consult your academic adviser regarding the selection of elective courses