Classification of plants
Understand taxonomic and other classifications of plants to build a working understanding of functional differences.
Environmental factors of plant growth
Understand the influence of environmental factors, nutrients and growing media on plant growth and how this impacts the production and management of plants.
Plant production management
Understand the fundamentals for the production, culture, harvesting and maintenance of plants to demonstrate successful plant management techniques.
Understand the proper selection, use, and maintenance of tools and equipment that is essential to plant systems.
Understand and apply safety regulations procedures and methods to have a safe work environment.
Understand and apply design principles to enhance an environment for a variety of purposes.
Entrepreneurship & business management
Understand and apply the concepts, techniques and strategies of entrepreneurship or business owner to make sound business decisions.
Career readiness and employability skills
Understand the necessary career readiness and employability skills in order to achieve success in today’s workplace.
Understand and explore a variety of career options in the horticulture industry.