2014-2015 Academic Catalog 
    
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2014-2015 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Horticulture - Ornamental Horticulture - Landscape Design Associate in Applied Science-T Degree - Transfer to Bachelor of Applied Science in Administrative Management at Central Washington University


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PGM Code – 150V 

Program Description The Landscape Design Associate in Applied Science-Transfer Degree is designed for students who want to transfer to the Bachelor’s of Applied Science in Administrative Management at Central Washington University (CWU). This degree will allow students to update existing knowledge and skills and/or acquire up-to-date technical and managerial skills. The degree requires students to work with a Horticulture adviser to select those courses which will help them achieve their educational and career goals.

Common Course Numbering Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.

Credit/Grade Requirements This AAS-T degree requires successful completion of a minimum of 101 credits as outlined. A minimum of 30 credits or one-third of the required credits, whichever is less, must be earned at Edmonds CC. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college level courses.

Previously Earned Credit To transfer horticulture or other college credits, students must request an evaluation of their college transcripts through the Enrollment Services office. This should be done during your first quarter at Edmonds CC. Students wishing to seek a waiver of credit requirements should obtain a Petition for Waiver Form from the Enrollment Services office. Other curriculum modifications based on work or other special experiences should be discussed with your Horticulture adviser.

Cultural Diversity Requirement All students earning a degree or certificate of 45 credits or more must meet a cultural diversity (CD) requirement by taking at least five (5) credits of CD courses. To learn more, go to Academic Information – Cultural Diversity Requirement  in the online academic catalog.

Students are advised to

  • Contact Enrollment Services to make an advising appointment and take the ACCUPLACER tests. Placement into BRDGE 093  or higher, as well as MATH 080  or higher is strongly recommended and may be required for some courses;
  • Plan their schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year, or those that may alternate between day and evening offerings from year to year;
  • Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning; and
  • Meet quarterly with an adviser from the horticulture faculty to assure graduation as planned.

Admission Requirements to Central Washington University’s Bachelor of Applied Science in Administrative Management Program All students who intend to transfer to CWU should talk with a CWU adviser to review specific admission requirements. Students must have a 2.5 minimum cumulative grade point average to be considered for admission to this program. All of the courses in this degree will transfer to the CWU Applied Bachelor’s Degree.

Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted online by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Note: Applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.

College Resources
College Website | www.edcc.edu
How to Enroll | www.edcc.edu/es
Transfer Center | www.edcc.edu/transfer
College Bookstore | www.edcc.edu/bookstore
Advising Appointments | 425.640.1458

Adviser
The adviser for this program is
Tim Hohn | thohn@edcc.edu | 425.640.1454

Department Contact Information
Horticulture | www.edcc.edu/hort
425.640.1739 | horticulture@edcc.edu

Advising Note This program requirement sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic adviser. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds CC certificate or degree is ultimately the responsibility of the student.

General Education Requirements (25 credits)


A lab science is needed for CWU graduation. This requirement may be completed at Edmonds CC. Recommended: BIOL& 100 /100L; CHEM& 121 /121L; CHEM& 141 /CHEM& 151  or CHEM& 161 ; GEOL& 101 ; PHYS& 100 /PHYS& 101  or PHYS& 110 ; PHYS& 231 /PHYS& 241  or PHYS& 221  

Communication Skills (10 credits)


OUTCOME: Write in clear, effective ways, adapted to audience, context, and purpose.

Quantitative Skills (5 credits)


OUTCOME: Apply mathematical, quantitative, or symbolic models to solve problems, draw inferences, or support conclusions appropriate to an individual discipline.

Choose one of the following. Students planning on pursuing a master’s degree should complete the calculus series of courses.

Social Sciences (5 credits)


OUTCOME: Use social science theories and methods to reason, communicate, apply insights, solve problems, and to develop a critical understanding of the diversity and interdependence of peoples and cultures.

Cultural Diversity Requirement (5 credits)


OUTCOME: Apply multiple perspectives when examining cultural differences and interacting in multicultural settings.

Program Requirements (76 credits)


 OUTCOMES:

  • Describe and demonstrate the safe and efficient use of landscape tools, equipment and supplies.
  • Identify common landscape plants for the Pacific Northwest and their cultural needs.
  • Compare and contrast basic theories, concepts and terminology in order to apply sustainable horticultural practices and techniques.
  • Describe plant problems, diagnosis, and management options.
  • Compare and contrast the variety of career options in horticulture.
  • Design and develop landscape plans that incorporate an understanding of the site, the needs of the client, and aesthetic qualities.
  • Communicate graphically the design development process, final landscape design, and construction details to clients and landscape professionals.
  • Describe and apply basic business principles essential to the landscape industry.

Course Notes


* Placement into BRDGE 093  or higher is required.
** Placement into MATH 080  or higher is required or completion of MATH 060  Introduction to Algebra or BUS 130  Business Math with a grade of 2.0 or higher. If you are not sure of your math abilities, take the ACCUPLACER test to see where you place. If you need further advice, please see a Horticulture adviser.

Signatures


 


Dean’s Signature and Date Adviser’s Signature and Date
Eff: summer 2014  |  Rev: 05/14  

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