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URBAN HORTICULTURE AND LANDSCAPE

Veronika Tucker, Urban Horticulture and Landscape Student

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The Urban Horticulture and Landscape Program is designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment in four specialty areas of this field: landscape, greenhouse, nursery and interior plantscaping.

Coursework includes instruction about the materials, operations and business practices in each of these areas. All students complete the horticulture core and elective coursework as approved by the instructor. Persons wishing to enter the programs other than at the start of the fall semester must have instructor approval before enrolling.

All coursework must be completed with a "C" or better to count towards one of the Landscape Management certificates.

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Instructor Sam Shroyer
YEARS TEACHING: 1st

YEARS IN INDUSTRY: 25

INDUSTRY BACKGROUND:
Professional tree and landscape design/installation
Commercial greenhouse management

EDUCATION BACKGROUND:
Plant Physiology, Plant Pathology, Plant Propagation, Fruit & Vegetable Production, Greenhouse & Nursery Crops, Nursery/Greenhouse Management, Principles of Crop Improvement, Tissue Culture, Plant Breeding, Forest Ecology & Management, Environmental Conservation, Woody Plants I&II, ( Trees/Shrub & Vines), Arboriculture I&II, Soils, Landscape Maintenance, Entomology, Biology I&II, Speech, Technical Communication, Advanced Composition, Accounting, Turf Science, Herbaceous Plants, and Psychology.

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS:
Bachelor of Science - Horticulture - South Dakota State - 1998

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