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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


CoursesCredits
ENG101Crit Thinking & Acad Writing3
ENG102Composition and Research3
MAT120Contemporary Mathematics3
SSC100First Year Seminar1
Select 2 course(s) from:
POL111Political Science3
PSY100Human Relations3
PSY121General Psychology3
SOC111Sociology3

PROGRAM/MAJOR COURSES


CoursesCredits
AGS101Soil Science3
AGS104Intro to Agribusiness Managemt3
AGS105Prin of Plant Growth3
AGS123Trfgrss Maintenance Practices3
AGS136Turf Equipment Operations3
AGS224Turf & Athletic Fld Maintenanc3
AGS231Turfgrss Mgt. Co-op Education3
AGS241Trfgrss Wds Insts/Disease Ctrl3
AGS242Golf Course Operation & Maint3
AGS243Golf & Turf Irrigation3
AGS244Landscape Plans & Construction3

PROGRAM/MAJOR SUPPORT COURSES


CoursesCredits
CIS107Intro to Computers/Application3
OAT157Word Level I3
SCI223Applied Ecology3
SCI240Turfgrass Physiology3
CHM100Basic Chemistry3
or
CHM110General Chemistry4