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Curriculum Information Guide

Ornamental Horticulture Certificate

Dr. Jonathan Lehrer, Chair
Urban Horticulture and Design Dept.
Jonathan.Lehrer@farmingdale.edu 
631-420-2711
School of Business

The objective of the Certificate program is to develop and prepare individuals for careers in horticulture. Openings exist for technically-oriented specialists as sales representatives, managers, supervisors, and production managers in turf, nursery, parks, florists, landscaping, and closely related fields.

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Fall 2017- Subject to Revision
Liberal Arts and Sciences (4 credits)
BIO 192 Botany 4
Required:  Horticulture  
HOR 103 Herbaceous Plants I  3
HOR 110 Horticulture I 3
HOR 111 Horticulture II Growth and Development of Cultivated Plants 3
HOR 112 The Foundation of Life 3
HOR 211 Woody Plants I 3
HOR 212 Woody Plants II 3

OR

HOR 218 Indoor Plants* 3
HOR Horticulture Electives* 3

Students with a particular interest in the wholesale and retail florist industry are encouraged to include the following courses:

HOR 223 Floral Design I- Basics 3
HOR 226 Floral Design II- Advanced 3

* Student with varied interests may select electives based on advisement and course availability.

A minimum of 34 credits is required.

Admission to Farmingdale State College - State University of New York is based on the qualifications of the applicant without regard to age, sex, marital or military status, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.

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