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2016-2017 Catalog


Code: F_AS_AS_

Campus: Boulder County Campus, Larimer Campus, Westminster Campus, and Online Learning

Environmental Horticulture - Landscape Business - A.S.

HLT prefixed courses are available only at the Westminster Campus and Larimer Campus.

Degree Requirements

PLEASE NOTE: The catalog requirements listed include recommended courses that can be used to fulfill this agreement. To view this agreement in its entirety please visit: 
http://highered.colorado.gov/Academics/Transfers/Agreements/STAA_ENVIRON_HORTICULTURE_Landscape_Business_FINAL.pdf

General Education Requirements

Written Communication

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 121English Composition I

3

ENG 122English Composition II

3

Total Credit Hours:6

- Students may also complete ENG 122 and a gtPathways approved CO3 course

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
MAT 166Pre-Calculus

5

Total Credit Hours:5

Arts and Humanities

Select two gtPathways Arts & Humanities courses from one of the following AH categories. (GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH4)

Total Credit Hours:6

History

Select one gtPathways course (GT-HI1)

Total Credit Hours:3

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
ECO 201Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ECO 202Principles of Microeconomics

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Natural and Physical Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIO 221Botany with Lab

5

and

CHE 101Introduction to Chemistry I with Lab

5

or

CHE 111General College Chemistry I with Lab

5

Total Credit Hours:10

- BIO 111 and BIO 112 may be used to complete these degree requirements, but BIO 221 is recommended.

Horticulture Required Courses

Please note: if these credits are not required for the major at a receiving 4-year institution, they will be applied to the Bachelor’s degree as elective credit towards graduation. Please check with the receiving institution to determine in which way these courses will be applied. 

Course NumberTitleCredits
HLT 101Introduction to Horticulture

4

HLT 202Plant Health Care

4

HLT 240Introductory Soil Science

4

Total Credit Hours:12

Additional Required Courses

Choose at least 6 credits and no more than 12 credits of coursework from the list below. If you choose to take just the minimum of 6 credits, then you will need the 6 credits of recommended HLT electives below.

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACC 101Fundamentals of Accounting

3

or

ACC 121Accounting Principles I

4

 

CIS 118Introduction to PC Applications

3

MAN 230Corporate Ethics & Social Resp

3

SPA 111Spanish Language I

5

Total Credit Hours:6-9

Recommended Electives

- Select 3-6 credits from additional HLT courses (except HLT 208; HLT 216; HLT 249).  

- Students completing a minimum of 3 credits of HLT electives meet the requirements for the Horticulture certificate.

- Recommended HLT courses include: HLT 131, HLT 150, HLT 151, HLT 250, HLT 260.  Student completing HLT 150 and HLT 151 meet the requirements for the Irrigation Technician certificate.

- Selection of elective credits should be done with a Front Range advisor, HLT Program Director, and your intended transfer institution.

Total Credit Hours:3-6

Participating Colorado Public Four-Year Institutions of Higher Education

  • Colorado State University-Ft Collins [B.S. Environmental Horticulture; Landscape Business concentration]

The receiving institutions listed above in this agreement will accept all applicable credits earned within ten years of transfer to the receiving institution. Credits earned more than ten years earlier will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis.

Total Credit Hours: 60