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Turfgrass Management

College of the Desert provides an exceptional setting for its Turfgrass Management Program.
 
The College offers two programs of study:
  • A two-year Associate of Science Degree in Turfgrass Management
  • A one-year Certificate in Turfgrass Management
The occupational Turfgrass Management Program is specifically designed for students wishing to enter the work place with a strong "hands-on" education. 
 
Advisor: Jeff Place

 
TURFGRASS MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT
Dept. No. Title Units
Required Courses:
AGEH 1 Horticulture 3
AGEH 1L Horticulture Lab 1
AGEH 4 Turfgrass Management 2
AGEH 4L Turfgrass Management Lab 1
AGEH 8 Landscape Management 3
or AGEH 27 Turfgrass Pest Management (3)
AGEH 16 Arboriculture 2
AGEH 24 Adv Turfgrass Management 3
AGEH 30 Landscape Equipment 2
AGEH 46 Landscape Irrig. Systems 2
AGEH 46L Landscape Irrig. Systems Lab 1
AGEH 95A-B Work Experience (Internship) 2
AGBU 59A Leadership 1
AGBU 59B Careers 1
AGPS 1 Soils and Plant Nutrition 4
AGPS 32 Pesticide Laws / Reg 2
Electives - 8 units to be chosen from the following:
AGPS 2 Entomology - General & Applied 4
AGPS 5 Plant Science 3
AGPS 5L Plant Science Lab 1
AGEH 5 Ornamenetal Plant Id. 3
AGEH 9 Landscaping Planning / Design 3
AGEH 34 Golf Course Management 3
AGEH 95A-B Work Experience (Internship) 1-2
BUAC 66 Fundamentals of Bookkeeping 3
BUMA 31 Business Calculations 3
CIS 10 Computer Literacy 4
NR 1 Conservation of Natural Resources 3
NR 1L Conservation of Natural Resources Lab 1
NR 41A,B Native Plants 1-3
NR 59 Careers in Natural Resources and Agri Science 3
  Required Subtotal 30
  Elective Subtotal (with Advisor approval) 8
  CERTIFICATE TOTAL 38

 

 
TURFGRASS MANAGEMENT A.S. DEGREE
for Employment Preparation
Dept. No. Title Units
Required Courses:
AGEH 1 Horticulture 3
AGEH 1L Horticulture Lab 1
AGEH 4 Turfgrass Management 2
AGEH 4L Turfgrass Management Lab 1
AGEH 8 Landscape Management 3
AGEH 16 Arboriculture 2
AGEH 24 Adv Turfgrass Management 3
AGEH 27 Turfgrass Pest Management 3
AGEH 30 Landscape Equipment 2
AGEH 46 Landscape Irrig. Systems 2
AGEH 46L Landscape Irrig. Systems Lab 1
AGEH 95A-B Work Experience (Internship) 2
AGPS 1 Soils and Plant Nutrition 4
AGPS 32 Pesticide Laws & Reg 2
AGBU 59A Leadership 1
AGBU 59B Careers 1
Electives - 8 units to be chosen from the following:
AGEH 5 Ornamenetal Plant Id. 3
AGEH 9 Landscaping Planning / Design 3
AGEH 20 Landscape Construction 2
AGEH 34 Golf Course Management 3
AGEH 95A-D Work Experience (Internship) 1-4
AGPS 2 Entomology - General & Applied 4
BUAC 66 Fundamentals of Bookkeeping 3
BUMA 21 Business Calculations 3
CIS 10 Computer Literacy 4
NR 1 Conservation of Natural Resources 3
NR 1L Conservation of Natural Resources Lab 1
NR 41A,B Native Plants 1-3
NR 59 Careers in Natural Resources and Agri Science 3
  Required Subtotal 33
  Elective Subtotal (with advisor approval) 8
  COD General Education Pattern 18
  Kinesiology Activities 2
  DEGREE TOTAL 61