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2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

Landscape Design (LDAAS)

Location(s): Fort Omaha Campus

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Award: Associate in Applied Science


The landscape design program will prepare students to design landscapes. This option includes courses in design, plant identification and selection, construction, and installation.


Graduation Requirements
To earn this degree, a student must complete all required courses.
Total credit hours requied to complete this AAS degree: 94.5 - 96.0


Recommended Curriculum Plan


Links to Additional Resources


Option Requirements - 7.5 - 9.0 credits

Take 1 HLSM course of choice - 3.0 - 4.5 credits


Take 1 BSAD or ACCT or ENTR course of choice - 4.5 credits

Studens may not use the same course to satisfy more than one degree requirement.


Associate in Applied Sciences General Education Requirements - 22.5 credits

The following are General Education requirements for an Associate in Applied Sciences degree (AAS). Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one degree requirement.


1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1 Level I course from the list of Communication General Education Courses.  


1 Course     4.5 - 5.0 credits 

Please check your degree program for recommended Math course. Based on the Math course you select, pre-requisites may be required.

Select 1 course from the list of Quantitative/Numeracy Skills General Education Courses 

Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness

1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1 course from the list of Humanities   or Social Sciences   courses under the Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness General Education Courses. 

Scientific Inquiry

1 Course     4.5-6.0 credit hrs.   

Select 1 course from either the list of Natural Sciences   or Social Sciences  General Education courses.

*Students choosing a Social Sciences course to satisfy the Scientific Inquiry requirement should take a Humanities course to satisfy the Critical Thinking/Creativity and Social/Cultural Awareness competency.

Professionalism/Life Skills & Information Literacy

1 Course     4.5

Select 1 course from the list of Professionalism/Life Skills and Information Literacy General Education Courses .



Recommended Curriculum Plan

Landscape Design (LDAAS)

The following plan is designed to be the most direct path to degree completion and is based on a fall quarter start. Students are expected to meet with their student success navigator or advisor to plan a customized course schedule that meets their specific needs. For more information or assistance with registering, please call 531-622-2400. 

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate, Create, Evaluate plant maintenance for degree specific plant material
  2. Recognize and relate plant structures and their functions
  3. Analyze and demonstrate understanding of industry needs
  4. Analyze and evaluate environmental impact from work related choices
  5. Develop and demonstrate interpersonal and workplace communication skills

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