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Business, Education, Social Science, & Technology Division

Business, Education, Social Science, & Technology Division

Horticulture, A.A.S. (Cumberland)

This program prepares students on the growing and breeding of plants as well as maintaining productive soils.
Program Goals
  • Upon completion of this program, students should be able to: ·Apply knowledge of the Anatomy and Physiology of vascular plants by identifying, selecting, and managing agricultural crops ·Identify, select, and propagate woody and herbaceous plants used in the MidAtlantic region. ·Recognize and evaluate key pests and propose solutions for pest management. ·Display effective decision making, time management and project management skills in the horticulture industry though a field experience. ·Locate, retrieve, and critically evaluate information and information sources
Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, GED (General Education Development) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.

When you Graduate
AAS programs are designed for students who want to enter a career directly after graduating but those who change their plans find that most of their Cumberland credits transfer to four-year colleges. Students are encouraged to visit the NJ Transfer website: for transfer course equivalencies. Cumberland graduates have transferred to ever university in New Jersey and scores of universities throughout America. The latest technology and learning tools support your education for a wide range of employment opportunities. This program prepares you for entry-level positions in a variety of career areas that include landscaping, landscape design, golf course management, garden center operation, and nursery or greenhouse management
Career Opportunities

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.