• Agriscience Technology

    Program of Study

     

     

    Career instruction in floriculture,horticulture and hydroponics introduces students to a variety of careeropportunities in the Agriscience industry. Students learn about plant germination,soil content, floral design, landscaping, greenhouse management, seedcultivation and the use of hand and power equipment and sales. They participatein the student organization, (FFA), which encourages leadership, citizenship,and entrepreneurship. Graduates pursue advanced degrees or may be employed asgreenhouse technicians, landscape contractors, design architects, interiorplantscapes, floral designers, propagation workers, groundskeepers, nurseryproduction workers or forester aides.

     

     

     

     

     

  • Course of Study:
     
    Introduction to Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
    The Circles of Agricultural Education
    Principles of Agricultural Science - Plants
    Communicating Today
    Animal and Plant Biotechnology
    The Science of Agriculture
    Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
    The World Around Us           
    Plants and Animals
    Mechanics of Agriculture
    Looking Ahead
    Plant Systems / Ornamental Horticulture
    Green House Systems
    Introduction to Floriculture
    Landscape Maintenance and Operations: Facilities Care
    Employment Opportunities in the Agriscience Field
    Entrepreneurship
     
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  • Location(s):
    MCVTS
    112 Rues Lane
    East Brunswick, NJ 08816
     
  • Articulation Agreement:

    College/University

    Course

    Number

    Course Name

    Credits

    Delaware Valley College

    700 East Butler Ave

    Doylestown, PA 18901

    LAES1120

    LAES3147

    PS1101

    Sustainability: Saving the Earth and Feeding the People

    Today’s Sustainable Homestead

    Exploring Horticulture, Science and the Environment

    3

    3

    2

    Criteria

    Credit Type

    Students must successfully complete the Agriscience curriculum with a “B”

    (3.0 GPA on a 4 point scale) average

    AC