Associate in Applied Science Degree
Do you have an artistic eye for outdoor spaces? Do you enjoy working with trees, shrubs and flowers? This program combines practical and theoretical experience in the design and installation of residential and commercial landscapes. Our students design projects on campus and in the community, for both residential and commercial applications, often assisting the Campus Beautification Committee. Graduates work as landscape technicians at arboretums, botanical gardens and nurseries, managers of industrial parks, estate managers, irrigation contractors and in related fields. Graduates may choose to continue their education at colleges offering landscape architecture degrees.
As a student in the Landscape Design and Management Program, you will gain practical experience in the design, installation and maintenance of residential and commercial landscapes. Graduates are hired by corporate and private landscape management companies, design and build firms, irrigation contractors, public gardens, wholesale nurseries and retail garden centers. Some students may also choose to transfer into four-year programs in Landscape Architecture, Landscape Contracting and related fields.
The courses specific to the program include but are not limited to:
To prepare students for more a broad-based background with natural science classes such as Botany, Soil Technology, Entomology, Plant Pathology and Woody Plant Identification I, II and Woody Plant Field which are required in the curriculum.
On campus facilities provide indoor and outdoor learning environments where students may practice and study what they have learned. Some facilities are available evenings and weekends to afford students the flexibility they may need in their weekly schedule. Some facilities are as follows:
Minimum requirements to be considered for admission
HS Average: 75
Algebra Regents: 73
Biology Regents: 73
SUNY Curriculum Code: 0638