This program provides entry-level skills for those interested in pursuing a career in the landscape industry or continuing education for those working in landscape maintenance, design or construction, grounds management, horticulture and anyone interested in a broader range of knowledge in this field. This program is available evenings only and is financial aid-eligible.
- CL – Number of lecture/classroom hours per week for the course
- LAB – Number of simulation laboratory, laboratory or clinical hours per week for the course
- CR – Number of credit hours for the course
|LAND 102C||Identification and Uses of Shrubs, Groundcovers, and Vines||3||0||3|
|LAND 115C||Landscape Design Theory||3||0||3|
|LAND 101C||Identification and Uses of Trees||3||0||3|
|LAND 112C||Landscape Drawing and Presentation Techniques||2||2||3|
|LAND 109C||Basic Site Grading and Surveying||2||2||3|
|LAND 220C||Planting Design||3||0||3|
|LAND 218C||Landscape Design Studio||3||0||3|
|LAND 225C||Landscape Construction Details and Methods||2||2||3|
Applicants must submit an official copy of their high school transcript and/or GED with scores. Algebra I and Algebra II, with grades of C or higher, are recommended.
Students who complete this program can enter into the following professions (not an inclusive list):
- Landscape construction and maintenance
- Landscape design
- Plant nursery sales, support & management
- Grounds management
- Green industry product sale
- Conservation management
Liaquat KhanDepartment ChairGrappone 213
Dr. Khan joined the faculty as ARET Department Chair in 2002. He has worked professionally in Washington D.C. – Maryland area, and overseas. His academic experience includes teaching undergraduate Design Studios, Contract Documents, AutoCAD, Post Occupancy Evaluation – a graduate course, and designing 2-year Diploma programs for the Architecture Department, College of Architecture & Planning at KFU. Dr. Khan’s areas of interest include learning models and architecture education, technology, urban design, and use of computers in architecture education. Dr. Khan holds a Bachelor’s of Architecture from the University of Engineering & Technology – Lahore, a Master’s of Architecture from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, and a Doctor of Arts from Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire.