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Campus: Larimer Campus and Westminster Campus

Environmental Horticulture - Landscape Business Associate of Science

My Academic Plan

Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your degree 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 transferring to a four-year university to complete their BS degree in Environmental Horticulture Landscape Business. It allows students to complete the first two years of the BS degree at the community college. Students explore both horticulture and business management principles and concepts. Entry-level career options include horticulture business management, production, operations, account management, landscape management, and project management settings. This AS degree prepares the student to transfer to Colorado State University in Fort Collins to pursue a CSU BS Degree in Environmental Horticulture with a Landscape Business concentration. The Associate of Science (AS) degree prepares students to complete the second half of a Bachelor of Science (BS) program at a four-year university.

Learn more about this program.

First Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
REQUIRED Any HLT AS Degree Course*

3

CIS 118Introduction to PC Applications

3

MAT 166Pre-Calculus: GT-MA1

5

BIO 221Botany w/Lab: GT-SC1

5

Total Credit Hours:16
 

Second Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
HLT 101Introduction to Horticulture

4

ENG 121English Composition I: GT-CO1

3

ECO 202Principles of Microeconomics: GT-SS1

3

GT- AHAny GT-AH1, GT-AH2, or GT-AH4 Course

3

REQUIRED Any HLT AS Degree Course*

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Third Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
ECO 201Principles of Macroeconomics: GT-SS1

3

HLT 202Plant Health Care

4

ENG 122English Composition II: GT-CO2

3

GT- SC1CHE 101/111

5

Total Credit Hours:15

Fourth Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
HLT 240Introductory Soil Science

4

GT- HI1Any History (GT-HI1) Course

3

GT- AHAny GT-AH1, GT-AH2, or GT-AH4 Course

3

REQUIRED Any HLT AS Degree Course*

3

Total Credit Hours:13

Total Credit Hours: 60

Important Program Notes:

*Environmental Horticulture-Landscape Business (HLT) AS Degree Elective: Any HLT course (except HLT 208), ACC 101 (offered online only), ACC 121, ACC 226 (ACC 121 and ACC 122 must be take prior to taking ACC 226), MAN 230, and SPA 111.

BIO 221 is recommended. BIO 111 and BIO 112 may also be used to complete these degree requirements; BIO 111 is a prerequisite for BIO 112. Taking these courses would reduce your overall additional required credits by 5 credits.

Per the Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreement (STAA), you may complete ENG 121 (GT-CO1) and ENG 122 (GT-CO2) OR ENG 122 (GT-CO2) and gtPathways-approved CO3 course (GT-CO3).

Per the Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreement (STAA), ECO 201 and ECO 202 are required Social & Behavioral Sciences (GT-SS) courses.

You must complete 60 credits to earn your Associate of Science degree. You should not exceed 62 creditsYou may want to check with your Pathway Advisor to monitor your completion progress and select your electives.