Horticulture Science Pathway
CTE Pathways: Connecting High School to College and Career
Career and Technical Education courses help you get started on your pathway to success.
Students will be exposed to a wide range of scientific principles, such as genetics, anatomy, physiology/nutrition, disease, pets, and management practices. Topics covered will be basic animal and plant science, personal and leadership development, and agricultural career awareness.
- The principles and elements of floral design.
- The propagation of greenhouse plants by seed, cuttings, and bulbs in a maintained greenhouse environment.
- Greenhouse maintenance activities.
- How to investigate chemical characteristics of soil problems.
- Landscape design components.
- Nursery and landscape plant installation and maintenance.
Class availability may vary at your high school.
-Horticulture Science - PDF
Student Leadership Organization
FFA is the student leadership organization for Agricultural Education. FFA is an integral and necessary component of the overall program. FFA is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of young people by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through Agricultural Education.
Beyond High School
There are a number of options for education and training beyond high school, depending on your career goals.
- Associate degree
- Bachelorís degree
- Professional degree
- On-the-job training
- Military training
- Agricultural Education Teacher
- Forest Geneticist
- Golf Course Superintendent
- Greenhouse Operator
- Landscape Architect
- Plant Breeder
- Soil & Water Specialist
- Tree Surgeon
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, positions in landscape and horticultural services are expected to increase at a fast pace.
For information on salary projections, labor market demand, and training options, log on to www.utahfutures.org.