Degree Type: 

Associate of Science Degree
Horticulture Associate of Science Degree

Minimum Total Credit Hours to Complete: 


  • Transfer
    Transfer Degree

The Associate of Science degree in Physical and Natural Sciences - Horticulture Specialization at Piedmont Virginia Community College prepares you for transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree. PVCC has guaranteed transfer agreements with top colleges and universities that guarantee admission to PVCC graduates who meet specific academic transfer criteria. 

Jobs this program prepares you for: 

  • Farm, Ranch and Other Agricultural Manager
  • Landscape and Groundskeeping Worker
  • Tree Trimmer & Pruner

Required Courses: 

Linked classes are classes that are currently available in the class search.
MTH 163 Precalculus I / 3 Credit Hours
MTH 271 Applied Calculus I / 3 Credit Hours
BIO 101 General Biology I / 4 Credit Hours
BIO 102 General Biology II / 4 Credit Hours
HRT 115 Plant Propagation /  Credit Hours
CHM 111 College Chemistry I / 4 Credit Hours
ECO 201 Macroeconomics / 3 Credit Hours
ECO 202 Microeconomics / 3 Credit Hours
ITE 119 Information Literacy / 3 Credit Hours
Humanities Elective
Health or Physical Ed Elective

Additional Program Information: 

Graduation Requirement

Students entering all transfer degree programs are required to take one Writing Intensive Course, which has a prerequisite of ENG 111 and ENG 112, in order to graduate. Approved Writing Intensive Courses are specified with a "WI" section designation.


HIS 111-112 or HIS 121-122 may be substituted; check with intended transfer college or university.
List of courses that fulfill the requirement for Humanities Elective can be found in the Horticulture Degree Requirements. Introductory (101 or 102 level) foreign language courses will not meet the Humanities Elective requirement for this program.

Printable  Horticulture Degree Requirements