Golf Course Management
- Concentration of Turfgrass Management Technology
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
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
Because the use of computers is integral to this curriculum, some courses are delivered in an online format.
Michael Ventola, Coordinator, Associate Professor
202 Little Hall
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