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2011-2012 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Horticulture - Landscape Management Associate of Applied Science-T Degree - Transfer to Bachelor of Applied Science in Administrative Management at CWU


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See program requirement sheet. 

The Horticulture Associate of Applied Science-Transfer Degree is designed for students who want to transfer to the Bachelor’s 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 adviser to select those courses which will help students achieve their educational and career goals.

Admission Requirements to Central Washington University’s Bachelor’s of Applied Science in Administrative Management Program All students who intend to transfer to CWU should talk with a CWU adviser to review specific admission requirements. Students must have a 2.3 minimum cumulative grade point average to be considered for admission to CWU. All of the courses in this degree will transfer to the CWU Applied Bachelor’s Degree.

Credit/Grade Requirements This AAS-T degree requires successful completion of a minimum of 105.5 credits as outlined. A minimum of 30 credits or one-third of the required credits, whichever is less, must be earned at Edmonds Community College. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college-level courses.

Previously Earned Credit To transfer horticulture or other college credits, students must request an evaluation of their college transcripts through the Enrollment Services office. This should be done during your 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 adviser.

Cultural Diversity Requirement All students earning degrees and certificates of 45 credits or more must meet a cultural diversity (CD) requirement by completing courses marked as “CD” on the requirement sheet and/or “Meets Cultural Diversity Requirement” in the quarterly class schedule. Those courses may also be used to fulfill other requirements of the degree or certificate.

Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted to Enrollment Services by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Forms are available online or at Enrollment Services located in Lynnwood Hall.

Students are advised to:

  • 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;
  • Plan their schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year, or those that may alternate between day and evening offerings from year to year;
  • Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning; and
  • Meet quarterly with an adviser from the horticulture faculty to assure graduation as planned.
Adviser  
Polly Hankin phankin@edcc.edu | 425.640.1709
   
Department contact
Horticulture@edcc.edu | 425.640.1739 | www.edcc.edu/hort
   
College Resources:  
Edmonds CC website www.edcc.edu
How to enroll www.edcc.edu/es
Transfer center www.edcc.edu/transfer
Advising appointments 425.640.1458
College bookstore www.edcc.edu/bookstore
   

Note: This requirement planning sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic adviser. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds Community College degree or certificate is ultimately the responsibility of the student.

PGM Code – 150X
Effective summer 2011 | Rev: 02/11

I. Basic Skills Requirements (20 credits):


A lab science is needed for CWU graduation. You may complete this requirement at Edmonds Community College. Recommend BIOL& 100 /100L, CHEM& 121 /121L, 141 /151 , GEOL& 101 , PHYS& 100 /101 , or 221 /231 .

Communication Skills (10 credits)


Computation/Quantitative Skills (5 credits)


Choose one of the following. Note: Students planning on pursuing a Master’s degree should complete the Calculus series of courses.

Reasoning (5 credits)


II. Cultural Diversity (5 credits):


III. Program Requirements (80.5 credits):


Notes:


* Placement into BRDGE 093  or higher is required.
** Placement into MATH 080  or higher is required or completion of MATH 060  Introduction to Algebra or BUS 130  Business Math with a grade of 2.0 or higher. If you are not sure of your math abilities, take the ACCUPLACER test to see where you place. If you need further advice, please see a Horticulture adviser.

Degree Outcomes


Students completing this degree will be able to:

  • Describe and demonstrate the safe and efficient use of landscape tools, equipment and supplies.
  • Identify common landscape plants for the Pacific Northwest and their cultural needs.
  • Compare and contrast basic theories, concepts and terminology in order to apply sustainable horticultural practices and techniques.
  • Describe plant problems diagnosis and management options.
  • Compare and contrast the variety of career options in horticulture.
  • Create and analyze landscape renovation plans, bids, project management schedules, and maintenance schedules.
  • Describe and apply basic business principles essential to the landscape industry.

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