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Curriculum Information Guide

Landscape Development

Dr. Jonathan Lehrer, Chair
Urban Horticulture and Design Dept.
School of Business


Associate in Applied Science Degree

This program is intended to prepare students for the professional world of landscape contracting and landscape design. The Landscape Development program trains students in: landscape drafting, landscape graphics and design, landscape plans, planting plans, landscape construction, landscape surveying, computer-aided design, plant materials, and professional landscape practices.

Graduates are trained landscape horticulturists prepared to begin a career in the landscape contracting profession.

Typical Employment Opportunities

Landscape Designer
Landscape Technician
Landscape Consultant
Landscape Inspector
Landscape Contractor
Landscape Maintenance Proprietor
Landscape Construction Supervisor
Landscape Planting Supervisor

Landscape Development (AAS) Program Outcomes:

  • Graduates will receive a strong foundation in design, and master skill sets utilizing traditional and cutting digital techniques.
  • Graduates will demonstrate diverse knowledge and skills required to perform professionally in today’s design environment.
  • Graduates will exhibit the knowledge necessary to understand design from an historical perspective, as well as current and future trends of industry.

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.