Sep 25, 2021  
2021-2022 Course Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Course Catalog

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Horticulture, Greenhouse Production, Certificate



The Greenhouse Production certificate will allow students to earn recognition for work completed in the area of greenhouse production. This certificate will provide students with the opportunity to develop specific skills related to horticulture chemicals, botany and greenhouse production techniques.

For more information about the Greenhouse Production certificate, please visit our website at https://www.dmacc.edu/programs/horticulture/Pages/welcome.aspx.

Program Details


Location: Ankeny


Students may start any semester


Graduation Requirements


To earn a Greenhouse Production certificate,  a student must complete all coursework as prescribed and maintain a 2.0 grade point average.

Total Credits Required to Complete this Certificate -18


These credits are applicable to the AAS degree in Horticulture  .

Fixed Costs


Tuition……………………………………………………………………………………..$174.00 per credit

The costs for each program are estimates and subject to change.

Varied Costs


Costs Semester 1 (Spring) Semester 2 (Fall)
Books (approx) 500 200
Field trips, prof org fee 100  

Costs can be reduced by renting textbooks or buying e-texts.

Approximate total for certificate: $3,932**

**Program entry requirements are not included in the total approximate cost.

What Kind of Work Will You Do?


  • Greenhouse plant production, maintenance and planning.
  • Sales of plants grown in greenhouses.

What Skills and Abilities Will You Need?


  • Ability to work with a variable schedule.
  • Evaluate and respond to the growth requirements of plants.
  • Perform physical tasks required in greenhouse production.

Nondiscrimination Statement


Des Moines Area Community College shall not engage in nor allow discrimination covered by law against any person, group or organization. This includes in its programs, activities, employment practices, or hiring practices, and harassment or discrimination based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information (in employment) and actual or potential parental, family or marital status. Veteran status in educational programs, activities, employment practices, or admission procedures is also included to the extent covered by law.

Individuals who believe they have been discriminated against may file a complaint through the College Discrimination Complaint Procedure. Complaint forms may be obtained from the Campus Provost’s office, the Academic Deans’ office, the Judicial Officer, or the EEO/AA Officer, Human Resources. ADA questions and concerns may be directed to the Section 504/ADA Coordinator at 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd, Bldg 6, Ankeny, IA 50023, phone 515/964-6857, dso@dmacc.edu. Title IX questions and concerns may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator at 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd, Bldg 1, Ankeny, IA 50023, phone 515/964-6216, Title9@dmacc.edu. Questions or complaints about this policy may be directed to the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-7204, phone 312/730-1560, fax 312/730-1576, email OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

DMACC offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study:
Agriculture, Natural and Environmental Science
Architecture, Engineering, and Construction
Arts, Design, and Visual Communication
Business, Management, and Marketing
Education, Public, and Human Services
Health Science
Hospitality and Culinary
Information Technology
Manufacturing
Transportation & Logistics

Entrance requirements for specific programs can be found at https://www.dmacc.edu/admissions/Pages/checklist.aspx. (2021)