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Horticulture Degree at Palo Alto College (PAC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 023413
  • Phone: (210) 486-3000

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Horticulture Degree

The horticulture program at Palo Alto College prepares students to be landscape designers, landscape contractors, greenhouse managers, and growers. The program focuses on the general production and processing of plants, shrubs, flowers, foliage, trees, groundcovers, and related plant material. Program courses include: horticulture science and principles, plant identification, proper soil development and management, sustainable landscape and irrigation design, water conservation, turf maintenance practices, integrated pest management, licensing and certification, and business practices. Get more details below including other Texas colleges that offer horticulture degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Horticulture Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. PAC has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Associate's Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Less Than One Year Certificate6
    Associate's Degree3

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male9
    Female0

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Hispanic6
    White1
    Unknown2

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Horticulture program at PAC, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses in the agricultural sciences. Includes teachers of agronomy, dairy sciences, fisheries management, horticultural sciences, poultry sciences, range management, and agricultural soil conservation. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Horticulture Programs in Texas

Horticulture programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Coastal Bend College

Beeville, TX
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Horticulture (C)
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Texas A&M University

College Station, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

64 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Horticulture (B,M,D)
  • Turf Management (B,M,D)
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Houston Community College System

Houston, TX
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Horticulture (A)
  • Ornamental Horticulture (A)
  • Landscaping and Groundskeeping (A)
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Lee College

Baytown, TX
Type: Community College

75 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Horticulture (C,A)
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Tarrant County College

Fort Worth, TX
Type: Community College

14 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Horticulture (C,A)
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Trinity Valley Community College

Athens, TX
Type: Community College

66 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Horticulture (C,A)
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Richland College

Dallas, TX
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Horticulture (C,A)
  • Ornamental Horticulture (C,A)
  • Landscaping and Groundskeeping (C,A)
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Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

17 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Horticulture (B,M)