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Landscape Management, A.A.S. (Michigan State University)

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(Code 1660)

This program is designed for students who desire to work in the landscape management industry, either owning their own companies, managing companies for others, or for companies in supporting industries.  Each student will complete an industry-related internship as part of the associate degree program.  Students learn horticulture, landscape design, irrigation, and mitigating disease. Of the credits required for certification, the majority are delivered by MCC and the remainder are delivered by MSU.  It is possible for a student to complete this program and transfer to a four-year agricultural degree program at MSU. All MSU courses will be offered on MCC’s campus or online.

Students must apply to both MSU and MCC. For more information on enrolling at MSU, students should see a counselor/advisor and go to the following website: http://www.canr.msu.edu/institute_of_ag_tech

General Education Requirements

Written Communication

One of the following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses:

Oral Communication

One of the following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses:

Laboratory Science

Both of the following Laboratory Science courses:


Take one of the following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses:

Program Requirements at MCC

Take all of the following:

Program Requirements at MSU

Take all of the following (29 credits total):

Course Title Course Number Credits
Agricultural Regulation Compliance and Safety AT202 3
Professional Internship in Agricultural Technology AT293 3
Fundamentals of Soil Science            CSS210 3
Applied Entomology of Economic Plants ENT110 3
Horticulture Career Development HRT207 3
Landscape Plants I HRT211 3
Landscape Plants II    HRT212 3
Landscape Maintenance HRT213 2
Irrigation Systems for Horticulture HRT218 3
Plant Diseases & Their Pathogens PLP200 3


Minimum of 60 unduplicated credits (100 level or higher) required for all associate degree programs.

Other programs

MCC also offers Agricultural Operations A.A.S. (Michigan State University) , Applied Horse Science A.A.S. (Michigan State University) , and Fruit & Vegetable Crop Management, A.A.S. (Michigan State University)  degrees.  

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