Courses - Undergraduate Certificate Program
Students enrolled in the Certificate program may take all 15 hours from the Department of Horticultural Science. Or, they may choose at least twelve hours from Horticultural Science, with remaining credit hours from approved classes in other departments.
Please note: Not all courses are offered each semester, and courses may be cancelled occasionally due to low enrollment. Check with your advisor and consult DELTA’s current course catalog for the most up-to-date course listings.
Students must complete the 15 hours of course work required plus any course prerequisites within 4 calendar years, beginning with the date the student commences courses applicable to the certificate.
Required Courses (6 credit hours)
|HS 201||World of Horticulture: Principles and Practices||3|
|HS 203||Home Plant Propagation||3|
Elective Courses (9 credit hours)
Select 3-4 courses from the following:
|HS 200||Home Horticulture||3|
|HS 202||Power of Plants: Appreciation and Use||3|
|HS 204||Home Landscape Maintenance||Y||3|
|HS 205||Home Food Production||3|
|HS 250||Home Landscape Design||3|
|HS 431||Vegetable Production||Y||4|
|HS 432||Permaculture: Sustainable Living||3|
|HS 451||Plant Nutrition||Y||3|
|HS 462||Postharvest Physiology||Y||3|
One course (of the 9 elective credit hours) may be selected from the following:
|PP 315||Principles of Plant Pathology||3|
|PP 318||Forest Pathology||Y||4|
|CS210||Lawn and Sports Turf||3|
|ENT 425||General Entomology||Y||3|
|SSC 200||Soil Science||Y||3|
|SSC 341||Soil Fertility and Fertilizers||Y||3|
Visit the Undergraduate Certificate in General Horticulture distance education website to learn more about tuition, deadlines, and other important information.