Overview

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

FIRST YEAR

Course NumberCourse TitleCLLABCR
Fall Semester
LAND 102CIdentification and Uses of Shrubs, Groundcovers and Vines303
LAND 115CLandscape Design Theory303
 6
Spring Semester
LAND 101CIdentification and Uses of Trees303
LAND 112CLandscape Drawing and Presentation Techniques223
 6

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester
LAND 109CBasic Site Grading and Surveying223
LAND 220CPlanting Design303
 6
Spring Semester
LAND 218CLandscape Design Studio303
LAND 225CLandscape Construction Details and Methods223
 6
TOTAL CREDITS24
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

  • Adjunct Professor

    Lauren Chase-Rowell, MEd

    Landscape and Environmental Design
    Adjunct Professor
  • Adjunct Professor

    Beth Fenstermacher

    Landscape & Environmental Design
    Adjunct Professor
  • Adjunct Professor

    Joseph Geisler, BLA

    Landscape and Environmental Design
    Adjunct Professor
  • Liaquat Khan, D.A

    Liaquat Khan, DA

    Architectural Engineering Technology,Civil Engineering Technology, Landscape and Environmental Design
    Department Chair
    Grappone 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.

  • Adjunct Professor

    Robert Pollock, Jr.

    Landscape & Environmental Design
    Adjunct Professor
  • Adjunct Professor

    Earl Sandford, BS

    Landscape and Environmental Design
    Adjunct Professor
  • Adjunct Professor

    Susanne Smith Meyer

    Landscape and Environmental Design
    Adjunct Professor
    Little 105
  • Adjunct Professor

    Peter Tennant

    Landscape & Environmental Design
    Adjunct Professor

55-60%

of students qualify for financial aid

Questions?

Contact the Department Chair

Liaquat Khan, D.A.
lkhan@ccsnh.edu