Golf Course Management - Concentration of Turfgrass Management Technology

Golf Course Management

Plant Systems Pathway: These curricula are designed to prepare individuals for various careers in horticulture. Classroom instruction and practical laboratory applications of horticultural principles and practices are included in the program of study.

Course work includes plant identification, pest management, plant science and soil science. Also included are courses in sustainable plant production and management, landscaping, and the operation of horticulture businesses.

Graduates should qualify for employment in a variety of positions associated with nurseries, garden centers, greenhouses, landscape operations, governmental agencies/parks, golf courses, sports complexes, highway vegetation, turf maintenance companies, and private and public gardens. Graduates should also be prepared to take the North Carolina Pesticide Applicator’s Examination and/or the North Carolina Certified Plant Professional Examination.

Golf Course Management Technology: A program that prepares individuals to manage the operation of golf courses. Potential course work includes instruction in turf grass science and management, golf course design and construction, grounds equipment and operation, pest control, and grounds management. Because the use of computers is integral to this curriculum, some courses are delivered in an online format.

Because the use of computers is integral to this curriculum, some courses are delivered in an online format.

Contact Information
Michael Ventola, Coordinator, Associate Professor
202 Little Hall
(910) 695-3941
ventolam@sandhills.edu

 

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