2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Horticulture - Ornamental Horticulture - Landscape and Restoration Horticulture Associate in Applied Science-T Degree - Transfer to Bachelor of Applied Science in Administrative Management at Central Washington University
Program Description The Landscape and Restoration Horticulture Associate of Applied Science-Transfer Degree is designed for students who want to transfer to the Bachelor of Applied Science in Administrative Management at Central Washington University (CWU). This degree will allow students to update existing knowledge and skills and/or acquire up-to-date technical and managerial skills. The degree requires students to work with a Horticulture advisor to select those courses which will help them achieve their educational and career goals. This degree requires successful completion of a minimum of 104.5 credits as outlined.
|Advising Note This program requirement sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic advisor. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds CC certificate or degree is ultimately the responsibility of the student.
General Education Requirements (24 credits)
* See General Education Requirements Note
Communication Skills (10 credits)
OUTCOME: Communicate and interact effectively through a variety of methods appropriate to audience, context, purpose, and field/discipline.
Human Relations and Professional Development Skills (9 credits)
OUTCOME: Act responsibly in applying professional and academic standards associated with personal wellness; sustainable management of resources; and/or with success in educational, workplace, community, and team settings.
Quantitative Analysis/Symbolic Reasoning Skills (5 credits)
OUTCOME: Reason clearly using academic or professional modes of inquiry; using quantitative or symbolic reasoning; and/or using other discipline/field specific methods to explore and create ideas; identify information needs; process, evaluate, and use information; and recognize, analyze and solve problems.
Cultural Diversity Skills
OUTCOME: Explore and apply multiple perspectives in order to examine cultural differences and influences; maintain effective professional/working relationships; and/or interact effectively in multicultural settings.
____Cultural Diversity Requirement met
Distribution Requirements (10 credits)
Natural Sciences and Mathematics (5 credits)
OUTCOME: Use scientific and mathematical methods, modes of inquiry, and terminology to demonstrate knowledge, comprehension, and application of science concepts and insights.
Social Sciences (5 credits)
OUTCOME: Use social science theories and methods to reason, communicate, apply insights, solve problems, and to develop a critical understanding of the diversity and interdependence of peoples and cultures.
Program Requirements (70.5 credits)
- Identify and list the cultural requirements of common native and landscape trees, shrubs, forbs, and grasses used and found in the Puget Sound bioregion.
- Combine basic theories and concepts of plant science with horticultural technologies to successfully grow plants, manage landscapes, and restore natural areas.
- Identify and practice the safe, efficient, and sustainable use of horticultural tools, equipment, and supplies.
- Identify key plant problems and prescribe sustainable management options.
- Identify and describe, from a landscape ecology and sustainable horticulture perspective, the principal land and water management issues affecting the Puget Sound bioregion.
- Define, describe, and apply current technologies and design solutions used in horticultural, landscape, and ecological restoration.
- Describe the principal codes, statutes, and rules affecting landscape and restoration horticulture technologies and projects as well as the regulatory agencies responsible for them.
The program code for this degree is 1351. For financial aid, advising, and other reasons, students should work with their advisor to ensure that this code is properly recorded on their academic record.
- Previously Earned Credit: To transfer horticulture or other college credits, student must request an evaluation of their college transcripts from the Enrollment Services office. This should be done during their first quarter at Edmonds CC. Students wishing to seek a waiver of credit requirements should obtain a Petition for Waiver form from the Enrollment Services office. Other curriculum modifications based on work or other special experiences should be discussed with your Horticulture advisor.
- Admission Requirements to Central Washington University’s Bachelor of Applied Science in Administrative Management Program: All students who intend to transfer to CWU should talk with a CWU advisor to review specific admission requirements. Students must have a 2.5 minimum cumulative grade point average to be considered for admission to this program. All of the courses in this degree will transfer to the CWU applied bachelor’s degree.
- Contact Enrollment Services to make an advising appointment and take the ACCUPLACER tests. Placement into BRDGE 093 or higher, as well as MATH 080 or higher is strongly recommended and may be required for some courses;
The advisors for this program are:
Tim Hohn | email@example.com | 425.640.1454
Terry Linkletter | firstname.lastname@example.org | 425.640.1574 x3794
Department website: www.edcc.edu/programs/hort
* General Education Requirement Note
- Human Relations and Professional Development Skills: HORT 191 should be taken within the last two quarters of your program.
Associate in Applied Science-Transfer General Information
Program of Study Outcomes Edmonds CC’s four General Education Outcomes (Communicate, Act Responsibly, Reason, and Explore) are promoted throughout the college’s programs. Instructional programs of 45 credits or more foster learning in all four General Education Outcomes.
Student achievement is assessed in the general and program specific outcomes via the courses and course objectives that align with those outcomes. More information about program outcomes and course objectives can be found on the Using Program Requirement Sheets page.
Credit/Grade Requirements A minimum of 30 credits or one-third of the required college level (100-level or above) credits, whichever is less, must be earned at Edmonds CC. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college level courses.
Students Are Advised To:
- Plan your schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year;
- Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning;
- Communicate with an academic advisor and/or a faculty advisor; and
- At least three quarters before you plan to graduate, contact any college(s) where you have earned credits and have your official transcript(s) sent to Edmonds CC. Then, submit an Evaluation Request - Transfer Credits Form (available in Enrollment Services) to activate the process of transferring credits to Edmonds CC.
Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted online by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Note: Applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.
Transferring to Another University or College
- Admission application deadlines vary, students must meet the deadline for the university or college to which they plan to apply for admission to transfer.
- Consultation with the appropriate department or an advisor at the intended transfer school is highly recommended.
Common Course Numbering Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.
Cultural Diversity Requirement All students earning a degree or certificate of 45 credits or more must meet a cultural diversity (CD) requirement by taking at least five (5) credits of CD courses. To learn more, go to Academic Information – Cultural Diversity Requirement in the online academic catalog.
|Dean’s Signature and Date
||Advisor’s Signature and Date
|Eff: summer 2015
EPC - 1351
TC - 104.5
CIP - 010601
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