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Horticulture Technician HTC.S.AAS

Associate of Applied Science - 63 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Agriculture
Effective as of Fall 2023

What is the program about?

The Horticulture Technician degree uses courses from existing technical certificates as well as a general education base to fulfill an educational need for horticultural studies within the Miami Valley.

Program Outcomes

  • Use biological principles, mainly as they apply to plant propagation and growth and managing landscape pests and diseases.
  • Identify essential landscape plants, economic crops, insects, pests, and diseases and be able to manage them where they exist in the environment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate, supervise and keep a professional position in the workplace.
  • Apply extensive practical knowledge in managing materials and resources in fertilization, irrigation, pest management, and greenhouses.

Career Opportunities

The graduates can hold jobs in greenhouses, nurseries, and landscape businesses.


  • DEV 0035 and MAT 0200


This coursework has embedded certificates that the Ohio Green Industry Association will award.


Course Title Credits
AGR 1160 Introduction to Agriculture Science 1
AGR 1201 Horticulture I 3
AGR 1202 Science of Soil 3
AGR 1203 Trees & Shrubs 3
AGR 1204 Plant Propagation 3
AGR 1205 Greenhouse Management 3
AGR 1206 Horticulture II 3
AGR 1207 Greenhouse Applications 3
AGR 1208 Sustainable Landscape Design 3
AGR 1209 Greenhouse Management Capstone 3
AGR 1400 Agriculture Internship 2
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
COM 2206 Interpersonal Communication 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
ENT 2140 Small Business Finance 3
LAW 1101 Business Law 3
MAN 1107 Foundations of Business 3
MAN 2101 Introduction to Supervision 3
MAN 2150 Management & Organizational Behavior 3
MAT 1120 (Business Mathematics) OR Ohio Transfer 36: Mathematics Elective 3
Ohio Transfer 36: Arts & Humanities Elective 3
Ohio Transfer 36: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.