Do you have a passion for plants and how to grow them? Turn your interest in cultivation into a career by earning a horticulture associate degree at Aims. Choose between two associate degrees that are designed for students who plan to transfer to a participating public four-year Colorado institution. You’ll get the hands-on, practical education of an associate degree from Aims while earning the first two years of a bachelor’s degree at significant cost savings. You can also enter the workforce as soon as you graduate with your two-year degree from Aims.
In addition to general education credits, both horticulture degree programs require coursework in subjects including botany, horticulture, soil science and plant propagation as well as agricultural business and finance. Classwork combines with hands-on training in a state-of-the-art greenhouse lab. A variety of related electives will help prepare you for a professional work environment.
Associate of Science in Environmental Horticulture Landscape Business
Learn the fundamentals of horticulture and the business of landscaping. This degree program may be for you if you’re interested in managing or starting a landscape business.
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Associate of Science in Horticulture Business Management
Learn the science and business of horticulture from the ground up. This horticulture degree gives you real-world skills in plant growth, soil management and greenhouse management.
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