Recommended Academic Plan for Landscape Contracting Major/Management Option (LSCPE/MGMT) Commonwealth Campuses

Effective Date: Fall 2014

Semester 1

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: Basic Concepts and BiodiversityNotes for: BIOL 110

BIOL 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3-4
Quantification (GQ)Notes for: Quantification

Quantification

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
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 14.5-15.5

Semester 2

CHEM 101 (GN) Introductory ChemistryNotes for: CHEM 101

CHEM 101

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

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 ECON 014 (GS) Principles of EconomicsNotes for: ECON 014

ECON 014

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

AG BM 101

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
Arts (GA)
3
4
Elective
3
1.5
Total credits 17.5

Semester 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
4
3
ElectiveNotes for: Elective

Elective

Consult your academic adviser regarding the selection of elective courses
3
International Cultures (IL)Notes for: International Cultures

International Cultures

Can be combined with GA, GH, or GS
0-3
Total credits 13-16

Semester 5

HORT 137 Ornamental Plant MaterialsNotes for: HORT 137

HORT 137

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
HORT 238 Turf and Ornamental Weed ControlNotes for: HORT 238

HORT 238

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HORT 101 (GN) Horticultural ScienceNotes for: HORT 101

HORT 101

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or Elective (if HORT 101 has already been completed)Notes for: Elective

Elective

Consult your academic adviser regarding the selection of elective courses
3
HORT 250 Landscape Contracting Design/Build PrinciplesNotes for: HORT 250

HORT 250

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

Semester 6

3
3
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
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 16

Semester 7

HORT 138 Ornamental Plant MaterialsNotes for: HORT 138

HORT 138

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
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
3
3
3
Total credits 15

Semester 8

2
1
HORT 468 Landscape Estimating and BiddingNotes for: HORT 468

HORT 468

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
2-3
ElectivesNotes for: Electives

Electives

Consult your academic adviser regarding the selection of elective courses
8-9
Total credits 15-16

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 your academic adviser regarding the selection of elective courses
International Cultures
Can be combined with GA, GH, or GS
Elective
Consult your academic adviser regarding the selection of elective courses
Electives
Consult your academic adviser regarding the selection of elective courses