Horticulture and Landscape Management

Horticulture and Landscape Management

Course Title: Horticulture and Landscape Management
Course Instructor: Zacc Sweet
Number of Credits: 3 each Semester
Semesters Offered: 4-Semester Program
Prerequisite: None
Eligible Grade Levels: 11th & 12th
Dual Credit: Ivy Tech Community College – 12 Credits
  • Horticultural and landscape knowledge and skills
  • Hands on experience solving agricultural and landscape scenarios
  • Identify common horticultural plants and understand their best uses
  • Practice horticultural skills and learn new agricultural techniques in production greenhouse
  • Activities occur in the landscape lab, in the adjacent greenhouse, and outdoors
  • Students may also participate in FFA or SkillsUSA events

Dual Credit Information

Course Number Course Name Credit Amount College
AGRI 116 Survey of Horticulture 3 Credits Ivy Tech Community College
AGRI 105 Plant & Soil Science 3 Credits Ivy Tech Community College
AGRI 102 Agribusiness & Farm Management 3 Credit Ivy Tech Community College
AGRI 115 Natural Resources Management 3 Credit Ivy Tech Community College

Academic Standards for Success

  • Read and comprehend science and technical texts within a range of complexity appropriate for grades 11-CCR independently and proficiently.
  • Use vocabulary skills, context, roots, prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of words.
  • Conduct short as well as more sustained research assignments and tasks to answer a question (including a self-generated question), test a hypothesis, or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
  • Solve problems based on understanding the properties of shapes, such as triangles and circles, and the spatial relationships between angles and lines.
  • Solve abstract and practical problems by applying and adapting a variety of strategies. Monitor progress and evaluate answers in terms of questions asked.
  • Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem.