Horticulture: Cannabis Biology and Cultivation Track

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Curriculum Requirements

Students are required to complete a minimum of 64 credit hours with a grade point average of no lower than C (2.0).

For this degree program, you must successfully complete the following:

Program Core

  • AGR 100 Soil Science
  • BIO 251 Plant Structure and Function
  • HRT 110 Introduction to Horticulture
  • HRT 135 Regulations of Cannabis Cultivation
  • HRT 150 Herbaceous Plant Materials
  • HRT 151 Woody Plant Materials
  • HRT 220 Field Experiences in Horticulture
  • HRT 235 Cannabis: Biology to Industrial Application
  • HRT 236 Cannabis Cultivation
  • HRT 260 Applied Plant Pathology with Integrated Pest Management
  • HRT 280 Field Entomology with Integrated Pest Management

General Education

  • BIO 121 General Biology I OR BIO 125 Foundations of Life Science
  • CSC 135 Core Excel
  • ENG 101 Composition I
  • ENG 103 Composition II
  • 3 credits of SUNY General Education approved course in Mathematics
  • 3 credits SUNY General Education approved course in Basic Communication: Oral
  • 3 credits SUNY General Education approved course from one of the following categories:
    • American History
    • Western Civilization
    • Other World Civilizations
  • 3 credits SUNY General Education approved course in Social Sciences
  • 3 credits Approved Elective or BUS 147 Small Business Management
  • 3 credits Approved Elective

Approved Electives

Choose 3-6 credits from the following courses:

  • CON 235 Wetland Science and Practice
  • CON/GIS 241 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • HRT 111 Tree Culture and Maintenance
  • HRT 131 Floral Design
  • HRT 160 Unique Horticulture Facilities
  • HRT 201 Landscape Design I
  • HRT 202 Landscape Construction and Maintenance
  • HRT 203 Turf Management
  • HRT 204 Plant Propagation and Nursery Management
  • HRT 210 Landscape Design II
  • HRT 230 Certified Applicator Training
  • VIT 100 Introduction to Wines and Vines
  • VIT 105 Basic Viticulture Techniques

SUNY General Education Electives

For information on which courses fulfill SUNY General Education Electives and for information on transferring to a four-year school, visit www.flcc.edu/academics/transfer-guidelines.