Plant Science - Landscape Management Program Requirements

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Plant science students greenhouse prepLandscape Management NMC Code 582

NMC and MSU offer a joint program where students dual enroll at NMC and MSU. Students Students earn an Applied Science degree in Landscape Management through NMC, and a certificate in Agricultural Technology from Michigan State University. All courses are taught in Traverse City. Upon meeting the program requirements, students may transfer to the MSU East Lansing Campus as a junior to complete a Bachelor of Science degree. See your MSU advisor prior to enrolling each semester.

Effective: Spring 2019

General Education Requirements Credits: 17-19

General Education Requirements for Associate in Applied Science degree

Class

Credits

Communications: ENG 111 and either BUS 231 or ENG 112 or ENG 220

7-8

Humanities: Any Group 1 course

3-4

Math competency: Placement into MTH 111 or higher, or completion of MTH 23

-

Science: BIO 108

4

Social Science: ECO 201 or ECO 202

3

NMC Occupational Specialty Requirements credits: 11-13

Occupational Specialty Requirements for Associate in Applied Science degree

Class

Credits

CIT 100 Computer in Business-An Intro (or equivalent)

3

NMC Directed Electives (see program coordinator for appropriate selection)

8-10

MSU Landscape Management requirements Credits: 30

Requirements for Associate in Applied Science degree

Class

Credits

AT 202 Agricultural Regulation, Compliance and Safety

3

AT 293 Professional Internship in Agricultural Technology

3

CSS 126 Introduction to Weed Management

2

CSS 143 Introduction to Soil Science

2

ENT 110 Applied Entomology of Economic Plants

3

HRT 207 Horticulture Career Development

1

HRT 211 Landscape Plants I

3

HRT 212 Landscape Plants II

3

HRT 213 Landscape Maintenance

2

HRT 218 Irrigation Systems for Horticulture

3

PLP 105 Fundamentals of Applied Plant Pathology

2

A minimum of three additional IAT approved MSU CANR credits must be completed with approval from the program coordinator.

3

AAS Program Requirements Minimum Credit Hours: 60

MSU Transfer Students: Students wishing to transfer to MSU as juniors must meet with the program coordinator during their first semester to alter general education courses to meet MSU transfer requirements.

Program Requirements:

For More Information:

Ms. Dale Elshoff
Program Coordinator
Phone: (231) 995-1719
Email: elshoff@msu.edu

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