Horticulture Entrepreneur Career Major - Overview

Horticulture Entrepreneur

horticulture entrepreneur
Campus
Metro STEM Academy
(Springlake Campus)
Career Major Length
675 hours
Who Can Enroll
MCA Students, Others with approval from the Chief Officer, Enrollment, Recruitment & Transition Services
Schedule
M-F 7:30-10:30A &/or 11:30A-2:20P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$1,688.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$4,388.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
Dependent upon the success of the business.

This major introduces students to safe practices, use of tools and equipment and planting techniques. Students learn to care for plants, as well as the safe uses of chemicals and testing soil, as it relates to the horticulture industry. Through this major study, students will also refine skills that will help them with horticultural entrepreneurial ventures.

MCA students, and others with approval from the Chief Officer, Guidance and Academic Services may enroll in this program.

Career Major Length
675.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Principles of Horticulture
30.00
Identification and Propagation of Horticulture Plants
90.00
Applying Pesticides
45.00
Agricultural Plants
60.00
Field Scouting, Weed Collection, and Insect Collection
60.00
Fertilizers and Soils
90.00
Greenhouse Management
120.00
Workforce Staging
30.00
Introduction to Computers and Applications - Horticulture
45.00
Horticulture Entrepreneurship
105.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading and math skills at the 8th grade level or above
  • Some background in biology
  • Good eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity
  • Good physical and mental health
  • Be able to work under extreme weather conditions
  • An ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Dependability
  • Organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to take directions from others
  • Positive attitude
  • Self-motivated
  • Desire to succeed
  • Keyboarding skills

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