2019 - 2020 MCPS High School Course Bulletin
5535/5536 Foundations of Horticulture A/B0.5 credit per semester
This course provides students with basic knowledge and skills necessary to pursue careers in the horticultural industry. Students are introduced to the concepts of plant growth and development, plant nomenclature, use of plants in landscape settings, invasive plant species, and principles and components of Integrated Pest Management in controlling insects, diseases, and weeds. In addition, students become aware of career opportunities within the green industry and the economic value of horticultural crops, products, and related services.
9 - 10 - 11 - 12
No repeats for credit
- Career Clusters and Career and Technology Education - Environmental, Agricultural & Natural Resources
Additional Course Information:
Foundations of Horticulture A/B