Horticultural Science (Ivy Tech Dual Credit Course)
Horticultural Science is a two semester course designed to give students a background in the field of horticulture and its many career opportunities. It addresses the biology and technology involved in the production, processing, and marketing of horticultural plants and products. Topics covered include: reproduction and propagation of plants, plant growth, growth media, management practices for field and greenhouse production, marketing concepts, production of plants of local interest, and pest management. Students participate in a variety of activities including extensive laboratory work usually in a school greenhouse.