Turfgrass Management Certificate of Achievement

This program provides instruction in the designing, construction, and maintenance of landscapes, management of large turf areas, with an emphasis on the management of golf course turf.  Career opportunities in turfgrass management include golf course management, landscape management and construction, pest control, sales of fertilizer and horticultural supplies, and irrigation equipment supply and sales. Also included is preparation for the State Certificate for Pesticide Application.

Required CoursesUnits
AGEH 001Horticulture3
AGEH 001LHorticulture Laboratory1
AGEH 004Turfgrass Management2
AGEH 004LTurfgrass Management Laboratory1
AGEH 008Landscape Management3
or AGEH 027 Turfgrass & Landscape Pest Management
AGEH 016Arboriculture2
AGEH 024Advanced Turfgrass Management3
AGEH 030Landscape Equipment2
AGEH 046Landscape Irrigation Systems2
AGEH 046LLandscape Irrigation Systems Lab1
AGEH 095AEnvironmental Horticulture Turfgrass Work Experience2
AGBU 059ALeadership1
AGBU 059BCareers1
AGPS 001Soils & Plant Nutrition4
AGPS 032Pesticide Laws & Regulations2
Electives (with Advisor approval)
Select 8 units from the following:8
Entomology - General & Applied
Plant Science
Plant Science Lab
Ornamental Plant Identification
Landscape Planning & Design
Golf Course Management
Environmental Horticulture Turfgrass Work Experience (1-2 units in addition to required)
Conservation of Natural Resources
Conservation of Natural Resources Lab
Native Plants - Mountain
Native Plants - Desert
Careers in Natural Res & Agri Sciences
Fundamentals of Bookkeeping
Business Calculations
Computer Literacy
Required Subtotal30
Elective Subtotal8