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Learn what careers are available in the exciting field of Environmental Horticulture Science (EHS) and which courses to take to launch you on your way! For more information, please contact one of the faculty advisors.
Ms. Kattie Schmidig
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Office: (209) 575-6204
Adjunct: Intro to Environmental Horticulture
Horticulture Instructional Support Technician
Office: (209) 575-6213
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Environmental Horticulture Science Degrees and Certificates
Environmental Horticulture Science - Associate Science Degree
The MJC environmental horticulture program encompasses a wide selection of the horticulture industry, from nursery operations to floriculture to landscaping. There is a multitude of degrees and certificates in various aspects of environmental horticulture science offered. In addition, MJC proudly houses an operating production and retail nursery, where students experience the entire rainbow of the retail nursery experience, from seed to sale. This 34,000 square foot nursery includes a 10,000 square foot greenhouse and a 2000 square foot propagation house where plant materials for both instruction and sale are produced.
Landscape Architecture - Associate Science Degree
The Landscape Architecture program prepares students to transfer to four year college and professional programs. Landscape architecture encompasses a broad base of opportunity and service including environmental and resource conservation concerns. These concerns have created a need for more careful planning between man, his built environment, and his natural surroundings.
Commercial Floristry - Technician Certificate
The Commercial Floristry Program prepares students to enter the field of Floral Design and Flower Shop Management. The program is designed to provide entry level skills, and further, to prepare students for advancement within this ever-changing and dynamic industry. The floral design program is being revitalized under the direction of a new instructor with a strong background in design and business. The floral design curriculum offers students art history and theory, as well as a practical “hands on” approach of designing with flowers. Students have the opportunity to work with experts within the floriculture industry and gain practical experience with the many field trips and guest speakers.
Landscape / Park Maintenance - Technician Certificate
In this program the student will develop skills in recognizing, using, propagation, planting and maintenance of ornamental plants and materials used in landscaping. Contact the division office in the Agriculture Building for advising assistance.
Landscape Design - Technician Certificate
The Landscape Design technician program prepares students to enter the field of landscape design at the entry level. The program is for students interested in learning the more pragmatic and applications aspect of landscaping and is directed to the application of established scientific and engineering knowledge and methods.
Nursery Production - Technician Certificate
In this program, the student will develop skills relating to plant identification, propagation and growing for sale, operations and maintenance of plant nursery equipment and structures. Contact the division office in the Agriculture Building for advising assistance.