This 24-credit-hour certificate 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. This program is financial aid eligible.
You will receive an academic certificate upon successful completion of the program.
Specific Admission Requirements
- Submit official copy of High School transcript and/or GED with scores. Algebra I and Algebra II, with grades of “C” or higher, are recommended
Landscape Design Certificate
|Course Number||Course Title||CL||LAB||CR|
|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|
|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
Liaquat Khan, DAArchitectural Engineering Technology,Civil Engineering Technology, Landscape and Environmental DesignDepartment 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.