2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    Jul 12, 2024  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Horticulture - Landscape Horticulture Certificate

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Program Description The Landscape Horticulture Certificate provides students with a solid foundation of technical knowledge and hands on skills in the field of landscape horticulture. Graduates pursue entry level positions in landscape management and installation. This certificate requires successful completion of a minimum of 44.5 credits as outlined.

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

Program Requirements (44.5 credits)


  1. Describe and demonstrate the safe and efficient use of landscape tools, equipment, and materials.
  2. Identify common landscape plants for the Pacific Northwest and their cultural needs.
  3. Compare and contrast basic theories, concepts, and terminology of plant science in order to apply sustainable horticulture practices and techniques
  4. Describe plant problems, diagnosis, and management options.

Program Notes

The program code for this certificate is 135B. For financial aid, advising, and other reasons, students should work with their advisor to ensure that this code is properly recorded on their academic record.

The advisor for this program is:
Lorraine Brooks | lorraine.brooks@edcc.edu | 425.640.1454

Department website:
Horticulture | www.edcc.edu/hort

Certificate General Information

Credit/Grade Requirements A minimum of 30 credits or one-third of the required college-level (100-level or above) 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.

Program of Study Outcomes Student achievement is assessed in the general and program specific outcomes via the courses and course objectives that align with those outcomes. More information about program outcomes and course objectives can be found on the Using Program Requirement Sheets  page.

Students Are Advised To:

  • Plan their schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year;
  • Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning; and
  • Communicate with an academic advisor and/or a faculty advisor.

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.

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

College Resources

Gainful Employment Information may be available for this program.



Dean’s Signature and Date Advisor’s Signature and Date
Eff: Summer 2017  

Internal Coding

EPC - 135B
TC - 44.5
CIP - 010601
Last revised - 2017/02/27

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