The Landscape Management Technology program is designed to provide students with skills that lead to employment in the landscape maintenance and landscape construction industries. Specific instruction is offered in the areas of landscape design, plant identification, selection, and care; hardscape construction, irrigation and landscape lighting; equipment use and maintenance; turfgrass management; insect and disease management; and business management. Students may find employment with private landscape maintenance and construction firms, nursery and garden centers, interiorscaping firms, government agencies such as colleges and park systems, golf courses, and commercial or industrial complexes.
The Landscape Management Technology program is Accredited by the Professional Landcare Network, PLANET, 50 Herndon Parkway, Suite 450, Herndon, VA 20170. www.landcarenetwork.org 800.395.2522
To be admitted to this program, a person must have a high school diploma or GED and must have the following minimum scores on the ACT/Compass Test: ACT - Reading 16, Math 20, English 17 or Compass - Reading 72, Math 48, English 71. Students whose test scores indicate that they must take REA 0113 , REA 0123 , REA 0133 or MAT 0113 , MAT 0123 , MAT 1233 or ENG 0113 , ENG 0123 must complete these courses before enrolling in any HLT or IRM courses. A grade of “C” must be maintained in each of the Landscape Management Technology courses. Students who have grades below the required “C” must repeat the course.
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Completion Award: Associate in Applied Science Degree 76 SH
**Additional Graduation Requirements: Any student (first-time, transfer, and part-time) who begins at Hinds Fall 2007 and later will be required to take LLS 1312 /RST 1312 /RSV 1312 - Orientation course in order to graduate from the College. Exception: Orientation credit (1-3 hrs) transferred to Hinds from another college will satisfy our orientation requirement.
A CPAS exam is required to graduate from this program.