A.A.S. Program Course List

Applied Agriculture

Turf Management

A.A.S. Degree (O)

The Turf Management Degree program is designed to provide skills necessary for an individual to attain gainful employment in the turf management industry. The curriculum provides course study for the field of golf course management and professional turf management specialist. The curriculum will prepare the students for careers as golf and turf management technicians, assistant golf course superintendents, assistant equipment managers, horticulturist, irrigation specialist chemical technician, equipment operator and groundskeeper.

Note: Students will be required to take certain course at the Owens Campus Turf Grass Lab

CORE COURSES

Courses Credits
ENG 101 Crit Thinking & Acad Writing 3
ENG 102 Composition and Research 3
MAT 125 Math for the Trades 4
or
MAT 150 Business Mathematics 3
Select 2 course(s) from:
POL 111 Political Science 3
PSY 100 Human Relations 3
PSY 121 General Psychology 3
SOC 111 Sociology 3

PROGRAM/MAJOR COURSES

Courses Credits
AGS 101 Soil Science 3
AGS 104 Intro to Agribusiness Managemt 3
AGS 105 Prin of Plant Growth 3
AGS 123 Trfgrss Maintenance Practices 3
AGS 136 Turf Equipment Operations 3
AGS 224 Turf & Athletic Fld Maintenanc 3
AGS 231 Turfgrss Mgt. Co-op Education 3
AGS 241 Trfgrss Wds Insts/Disease Ctrl 3
AGS 242 Golf Course Operation & Maint 3
AGS 243 Golf & Turf Irrigation 3
AGS 244 Landscape Plans & Construction 3

PROGRAM/MAJOR SUPPORT COURSES

Courses Credits
CIS 107 Intro to Computers/Application 3
OAT 157 Word Level I 3
SCI 223 Applied Ecology 3
SCI 240 Turfgrass Physiology 3
CHM 100 Basic Chemistry 3
or
CHM 110 General Chemistry 4