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Campus: Westminster Campus

Landscape Design Certificate

My Academic Plan

Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your certificate and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a semester, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your MAP, please see your Pathways Advisor.

Program Description

This program is designed for students wanting to complete a three semester Certificate in Landscape Design and enter the workforce. Students explore CAD or Sketchup software, sustainable landscape practices, landscape design and business practices. This program prepares the student for a career as a residential landscape designer.

Learn more about this program.

First Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
HLT 130Landscape Design I


HLT 132Sustainable Landscaping




Total Credit Hours:9

Second Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
HLT 230Landscape Design II




Total Credit Hours:6
Semester Note: Faculty recommend students complete their internship during the summer semester after finishing HLT 230.

Third Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
HLT 232Landscape Design III


Total Credit Hours:3
Semester Note: Faculty recommend students complete their internship during the summer semester after finishing HLT 230.

Total Credit Hours: 18

Important Program Notes:

Horticulture faculty recommend students without plant identification skills take the HLT 221, HLT 222, HLT 223 and/or HLT 224 courses.

Additionally, HLT 236 and HLT 237 provide critical understanding to Landscape Design and are recommended, but are only offered at Larimer Campus.