This program is accredited by the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP).
The Horticulture Program is designed as a career program leading to the associate in science degree. The goal of the Horticulture Program is to prepare students for employment as landscape contractors, greenhouse managers, related business professionals and for further education. The program includes the completion of two full years of study and an appropriate supervised cooperative work experience with nurseries, landscape businesses and greenhouses.
NVCC is a member of the CT Nursery and Landscape Association, CT Greenhouse Growers Association, CT Horticulture Society, and CT Florist Association.
The Horticulture Program is recognized by the Guaranteed Admissions Program with the UCONN College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources. Students interested in the UCONN guaranteed admissions program must speak with the Horticulture Program Coordinator before registering. Visit http://admissions.uconn.edu/apply/transfer/gap for additional details.
General Education Core course listings and definitions appear on General Education Core . Additional courses may be required. The suggested sequence for full-time students is shown below.
Note: To complete the degree in two years, students are advised to complete the courses in the sequence listed beginning in the fall semester.