Career Cluster:  Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources CTE Program:  Horticulture Science and Services
Career Cluster Pathway:  Horticulture Science and Services Industry Certification:  Certified Horticulture Professional (FNGLA001)
16 CORE CURRICULUM CREDITS 8 ADDITIONAL CREDITS
ENGLISH 

4 credits

MATH 

4 credits

SCIENCE

3 credits,
2 with lab

SOCIAL
STUDIES

 3 credits

OTHER REQUIRED COURSES
FINE ARTS (1 cdt)
PHYSICAL EDUCATION (1 cdt)
CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION COURSES RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES
(Aligned with Community College & State University System Programs)
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  • Students are encouraged to explore careers and postsecondary options at "http://fldoe.org/academics/college-career-planning.
  • Students are also encouraged to participate in dual enrollment courses which may be used to satisfy high school graduation or Bright Futures Gold Seal Vocational Scholars course requirements.
  • One course within the 24 credit program must be an online course. Cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale for 24 credit program
9 English I Algerbra I Earth Science American History Fine Arts (1 cdt) Agriscience Foundations 1  
10 English II Geometry Biology World History Physical Education (1cdt) Introductory Horticulture 2 Foreign Language for SUS admission or other elective appropriate for student's career and education plan.
11 English III Algebra II Chemistry American Government/Economics   Horticulture Science 3 Agriculture OJT,
12 English IV Additional Math Anatomy and Physiology Psychology or Sociology   Horticulture Science and Services 4 Agriculture OJT,
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Based on the Career Cluster of interest and identified career and technical education program, the following postsecondary options are available.
TECHNICAL CENTER PROGRAM(S)

Sarasota Technical Center,

COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROGRAM(S)

South Florida State College

UNIVERSITY PROGRAM(S)

Warner University, Florida Southern College, University of Florida

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Sample Career Specialties
Soil and Plant Scientist, - First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, an Groundskeeping Workers, Nursery Workers Soil and Plant Scientist, - First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, an Groundskeeping Workers, Nursery Workers Soil and Plant Scientist, - First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, an Groundskeeping Workers, Nursery Workers
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Articulation and CTE Dual Enrollment Opportunities
Career and Technical Student Association
National FFA Organization
Internship/Work Experience Recommendations
50 hours of work experience in a related area is recommended.