Apr 21, 2024  
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog

Turf Management, AAS

Location(s): Online (full)


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This technical degree prepares the student with the practical knowledge and experience necessary to join the turf maintenance industry in a number of entry-level or mid-level positions, and to obtain the technical advantage with which the individual may move quickly to mid-management positions within the industry.

Degree Outcomes:

  • Operate and maintain a variety of mower units, top dressers, aerification units, trimmers, and miscellaneous turf equipment.
  • Calibrate a variety of sprayers.
  • Demonstrate proper watering techniques and the ability to assess plant water use.
  • Knowledge of the nutritional needs of plants, fertilizer selection, and use.
  • Perform various functions related to the care and maintenance of golf courses, including material and equipment selection.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of turf grass cultivars and seed selection.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of construction methods used for decks, patios and walkways.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of tree pruning and tree removal principles and the ability to prune.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety and first aid of pesticides and proper pesticide handling.

Transferability: The AAS Degree is designed for students planning to enter their chosen career upon graduation. Often only selected credits are considered transferable to public or private baccalaureate institutions.

Year One


Year Two


Total Credits: 18


Total Credits: 17


Total Credits: 15


Year Two Total: 50


Grand Total: 92


PLAN CODE: TTMTMAPT (Previously EPC: 160)
REQUIRED: FYE (3 credits) required to be taken as well.
* Can be substituted with a Business Core Elective: AGBS 201 , AGBS 221 , AGBS 210 , AGBS 211 , AGBS 102 , AGBS 108 , CS 110 , BUS& 101 , BUS 194 .
** Approved electives can be any AGBS, AGSC, IRR, GIS, or E&V.
The following courses meet the related instruction requirements of this certificate/degree (one course per category required):
(W) - AENG 100 , ENGL& 101 

(M) - AMATH 105 , AMATH 106 , BUS 112 , MATH& 146 , MATH& 141 
(O) - ACOM 102 , CMST 201 , CMST& 210 
(R) - BUS 157 , PSYC& 100 

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