Agriscience Technology

Program of Study

 

 

Career instruction in floriculture,horticulture and hydroponics introduces students to a variety of careeropportunities in the Agriscience industry. Students learn about plant germination,soil content, floral design, landscaping, greenhouse management, seedcultivation and the use of hand and power equipment and sales. They participatein the student organization, (FFA), which encourages leadership, citizenship,and entrepreneurship. Graduates pursue advanced degrees or may be employed asgreenhouse technicians, landscape contractors, design architects, interiorplantscapes, floral designers, propagation workers, groundskeepers, nurseryproduction workers or forester aides.

 

 

 

 

 

Course of Study:
 
Introduction to Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
The Circles of Agricultural Education
Principles of Agricultural Science - Plants
Communicating Today
Animal and Plant Biotechnology
The Science of Agriculture
Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
The World Around Us           
Plants and Animals
Mechanics of Agriculture
Looking Ahead
Plant Systems / Ornamental Horticulture
Green House Systems
Introduction to Floriculture
Landscape Maintenance and Operations: Facilities Care
Employment Opportunities in the Agriscience Field
Entrepreneurship
 
 
Location(s):
MCVTS
112 Rues Lane
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
 

Articulation Agreement:

College/University

Course

Number

Course Name

Credits

Delaware Valley College

700 East Butler Ave

Doylestown, PA 18901

LAES1120

LAES3147

PS1101

Sustainability: Saving the Earth and Feeding the People

Today’s Sustainable Homestead

Exploring Horticulture, Science and the Environment

3

3

2

Criteria

Credit Type

Students must successfully complete the Agriscience curriculum with a “B”

(3.0 GPA on a 4 point scale) average

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