Horticulture: Cannabis Biology and Cultivation Track

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

Sample Schedule

The schedule below shows how the requirements for this degree may be met in four semesters. For some students, fulfilling degree requirements may take more than four semesters to complete. When planning your schedule, you should consult with your advisor.

First Semester (17 Credit hours)

  • AGR 100 Soil Science (3)
  • BIO 121 General Biology I or BIO 125 Foundations of Life Science (4)
  • CSC 135 Core Excel (1)
  • HRT 110 Introduction to Horticulture (3)
  • HRT 135 Regulations in the Cannabis Industry (3)
  • HRT 150 Herbaceous Plant Materials (3)

Second Semester (16 Credit hours)

  • ENG 101 Composition I (3)
  • BIO 251 Plant Structure and Function (4)
  • HRT 235 Biology of Cannabis (3)
  • HRT 151 Woody Plant Materials (3)
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Basic Communication: Oral (3)

Third Semester (17 Credit hours)

  • ENG 103 Composition II (3)
  • HRT 260 Applied Plant Pathology with Integrated Pest Management (4)
  • HRT 280 Field Entomology with Integrated Pest Management (4)
  • Approved Elective or BUS 147 Small Business Management. (3)
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Mathematics (3)

Fourth Semester (14 Credit hours)

  • HRT 220 Field Experiences in Horticulture (2)
  • HRT 236 Cannabis Cultivation (3)
  • Approved Elective (3)
  • SUNY General Education approved course in one of the following categories:
    • American History (3)
    • Western Civilization (3)
    • Other World Civilizations (3)
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Social Sciences (3)

Approved Electives:

  • 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