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Degrees & Certificates

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 through a field experience.
  • Locate, retrieve, and critically evaluate information and information sources

​Students can download the Program Guide listed above to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.

The RCSJ Catalog provides class descriptions.

The Course Registration Info site shows important information for each semester such as deadlines, dates, and guides.

For a complete list of when important College dates occur, students can view and download the Academic Calendar​.

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.