2024 - 2025 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

Certified Professional Horticulturist (CPH)

The Certified Professional Horticulturist (CPH) industry exam is used by the Maryland “Green Industry.” Students complete a sequence of courses, which include Foundations of Horticulture, Plant Production, and Landscape Design and Management. Students have the opportunity to earn the student-level CPH certification by taking and passing the industry exam.

AGB2007A / AGB2007BFound Horticulture A
AGB2002A / AGB2002BPlant Production A
AGB2008A / AGB2008BLandscape Design Mgmt A
AGB2010Internship-Environmental, Agricultural, and Natural Resources
AGB2001A / AGB2001BResearch Environment A
SCI5081CL Adv General Science

Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE)

The Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE) Program of Study (POS) prepares students to be successful in numerous careers in the agricultural sciences as well as preparing them to further their education at the post-secondary level. This inquiry-based POS incorporates internal and external classroom experiences, and internship opportunities.

CASE provides the foundation for postsecondary education in any agricultural field, including Animal Science, Plant Science, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Science, and Food Science.

AGB2015A / AGB2015BAgriculture, Food, and Natural Resources A
AGB2016A / AGB2016BNatural Resources and Ecology A
AGB2017A / AGB2017BEnvironmental Science Issues A
AGB2018A / AGB2018BAgricultural Research and Development A