Horticultural Science and Services

Career Pathway: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

CTE Program: Horticultural Science

Horticultural Science and Services

PSAV/Technical Center Program(s) N/A State College Program(s) N/A University Program(s) N/A
Please Note: The sample Program of Study below reflects minimum requirements. Alternate core courses (including AP, IB, AICE, and Dual Enrollment) may be selected based upon the student’s academic performance. Students should pay close attention to the specifics regarding general graduation requirements and diploma designations based upon the year they began 9th grade. Students are also encouraged to visit MyCareerShines website for detailed information on the Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholarship, as well as access to other career planning tools. Students should always consult with their high school counselor to make sure all graduation requirements are fulfilled and the correct CTE courses are taken to prepare for industry certifications and program completion of the program of study outlined below. Horticultural Science (including graduation requirements)
Students completing this program of study may follow a career pathway in a variety of related occupations, from entry level to professional occupations. For more information on other careers related to this program of study area, please visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook at http://www.bls.gov/home.htm and a search. Other career related websites: CareerOneStop and FL Targeted Occupations List. Agricultural Scientist Botanist Golf Course Manager Landscape Architect Plant Pathologist Soil & Water Specialist
Students completing this Program of Study have three opportunities to earn college credit before leaving high school. These college credit earning opportunities include: Advanced Placement courses, Dual Enrollment, and Local and Statewide Articulation Agreements. Dual Enrollment Courses To Consider ENC 1101 ENC 1102 GEA 1000 HSC 2100 MAC 1105 SPC 1016 AML 2010 PSY 2012 SYG 2000 Please meet with your school counselor before registering for these courses. If you meet the criteria you may be able to earn college credit, gain industry-accepted certification, save time, money, and participate in more challenging coursework. There are specific qualifiers, rules, and regulations to be considered before committing to any of these options.
Work Based Learning N/A Student Organizations Florida Future Farmer's Association (FFA)
Industry Certification/Technical Skill Assessment Certified Horticulture Professional (FCHP)