Course Overview:

Horticulture and Landscape Technology brings together the study of science, your creativity and love of the outdoors to prepare you for a challenging and rewarding career. It helps you develop an in-depth knowledge of plants and an understanding of the horticulture industry. It is designed to prepare students for careers in both greenhouse and nursery operations, which includes instruction in greenhouse culture of foliage or flowers and wood nursery production.

Entry Requirements ND:

Candidates applying for Horticulture and Landscape Technology  must possess five credit passes in Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry and any three (3) subjects from the following: Geography, Mathematics, Economics, Technical Drawing, Physics and English Language.

Entry Requirements HND:

The entry requirements for the HND in Horticulture and Landscape Technology are;

A minimum of lower credit pass (CGPA of 2.50) in ND in Horticulture and Landscape Techno logy   or related programme and a minimum of one year post- ND Cognate work experience.

FURTHER EDUCATION:

An ND graduate with CGPA of 2.50 and above can apply for direct entry to university for B.Sc in in Horticulture and Landscape Technology   and other related environmental courses.

A HND holder with CGPA 2.50 and above can also apply for direct entry for B.Sc in Horticulture and Landscape Technology   and other environmental related courses.

A HND holder with at least 3.00 CGPA is also qualified to apply for Post Graduate Diploma (P.GD) in Horticulture and Landscape Technology   which will qualify the candidate to apply for MBA or  other environmental related courses.

Career Opportunities:

Horticulture and Landscape Technology is a fast-developing opportunity for employment of our graduates, Cities and municipal governments are interested in a more pleasing environment, and also in developing functional spaces that grow food, maintain wildlife diversity, and boost wellness.

Opportunity industries are:

·          Hospitality/ Tourism

·         NGOs/ Agencies and so many more industries.

Work Placement:

-          Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo.

-          Industries

-          Government Ministries and Departments etc.

CURRICULUM TABLE

NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN HORTICULTURE AND LANDSCAPE TECHNOLOGY

ND I FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

T

P

CU

Service Dept.

AGT 127

HOT 113

HOT 112

GNS 111

ABE 101

AGT 111

AGT 113

GNS 101

COM 117

MEC 112

GNS 103

PRINCIPLES OF IRRIGATION & DRAINAGE

GRAPHIC PRESENTATION  I

PRINCIPLES OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION I

INTRO. TO AGRIC & BIO ENVIRON. TECH.

PRINCIPLES OF CROP PRODUCTION

INTRO. TO SOIL SCIENCE

COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH  I

COMPUTER APPLICATION  I

BASIC WORKSHOP TECH. & PRACTICE

INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY

 

 

3

2

3

2

3

3

3

2

2

3

2

AGT

HOT

HOT

GS

AET

AGT

AGT

GS

CS

MEC

GS

 

TOTAL

 

 

28

 

 

NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN HORTICULTURE AND LANDSCAPE TECHNOLOGY

ND I SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

T

P

CU

Service Dept.

HOT 122

HOT 121

HOT 214

HOT 123

AGT 122

GNS 121

COM 127

GNS 102

GNS 104

EED 126

INTRO. TO VEGETABLE CROPS PRODUCTION

INTRODUCTION TO POMOLOGY

GRAPHIC PRESENTATION  II

NURSERY MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

CROP PROTECTION

CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION  II

COMPUTER APPLICATION  II

COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH II

INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC

INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP

 

 

3

3

3

3

3

2

2

2

2

2

HOT

HOT

HOT

AGT

AGT

GS

CS

GS

GS

GS

 

TOTAL

 

 

25

 

 

CURRICULUM TABLE NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN HORTICULTURE AND LANDSCAPE TECHNOLOGY

ND II FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

T

P

CU

Service Dept.

HOT 212

HOT 211

AGT 112

WLM 302

AGT 212

AGT 215

HOT 213

GNS 228

GNS 201

AGT 216

FLORICULTURE & GARDEN DESIGN

HORTICULTURAL SEED PRODUCTION

ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL ECONS.

PRINCIPLES OF BEE KEEPING

AGRO CLIMATOLOGY

SOIL FERTILITY & CROP NUTRITION

INTRO. TO LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION  I

RESEARCH METHODS

USE OF ENGLISH

FARM SOIL MANAGEMENT

 

 

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

2

2

3

HT

HT

AGT

FOT

AGT

AGT

HOT

GNS

GNS

HT

 

TOTAL

 

 

28

 

 

NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN HORTICULTURE AND LANDSCAPE TECHNOLOGY

ND II SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

T

P

CU

Service Dept.

HOT 223

HOT 222

HOT 221

HOT 224

AGT 128

GNS 202

AGT 223

HOT 226

AGT 229

AGT 230

INTRO. TO PLANT TAXONOMY

HORTICULTURAL FARMING SYSTEMS

LANDSCAPE PLANNING & DESIGN II

INTRO. TO BEVERAGES & MED. PLANTS

POST HARVEST TECH. & BIOLOGY

COMM. IN ENGLISH

FARM POWER & MECHANIZATION

INTRO. TO LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION  II

FARM MANAGEMENT

AGRIC. EXTENSION & RURAL SOCIOLOGY

 

 

3

3

3

3

3

2

3

2

2

2

HT

HT

HT

HT

HT

HT

HT

HT

HT

HT

 

TOTAL

 

 

27

 

 

CURRICULUM TABLE HND PROGRAMME IN HORTICULTURE & LANDSCAPE TECHNOLOGY

HND I – FIRST SEMESTER COURSE DATA

Course Code

Course Title

T

P

CU

Service Dept.

HLT 311

HLT 312

HLT 313

HLT 314

CPT 313

CPT 321

COM 311

GNS 301

HLT 315

AET 324

EED 316

GENERAL HORTICULTURE

PLANT TAXONOMY

NURSERY TECHNOLOGY

PLANTATION CROP

AGRO CLIMATOLOGY

PRINCIPLES OF GENETICS

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING

USE OF ENGLISH

INTRO. TO LANDSCAPE GRAPHICS

SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION ENGINEERING

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

 

 

3

3

3

3

3

2

2

2

3

3

2

HLT

HLT

HLT

HLT

AGT

AGT

CS

GS

HLT

HLT

EC

 

  TOTAL

 

 

28

 

 

HND PROGRAMME IN HORTICULTURE & LANDSCAPE TECHNOLOGY

HND I – SECOND SEMESTER COURSE DATA

Course Code

Course Title

T

P

CU

Service Dept.

HLT 321

HLT 322

HLT 323

HLT 324

CPT 445

HLT 325

CPT 444

GNS 302

HLT 326

HLT 327

PLANT PROPAGATION

TROPICAL FRUIT PRODUCTION  I

VEGETABLE PRODUCTION  I

LANDSCAPE DESIGN  I

SOIL FERTILITY AND CROP NUTRITION

ETHNOBOTANY

SEED PRODUCTION AND PATHOLOGY

COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH

INTRO. TO LANDSCAPE GRAPHICS  II

STUDIO

 

 

2

3

3

2

3

3

3

2

2

4

HLT

HLT

HLT

HLT

AGT

HLT

AGT

GS

HLT

HLT

 

  TOTAL

 

 

28

 

 

HND PROGRAMME IN HORTICULTURE & LANDSCAPE TECHNOLOGY

HND II – FIRST SEMESTER COURSE DATA

Course Code

Course Title

T

P

CU

Service Dept.

HLT 431

HLT 432

HLT 433

HLT 434

HLT 435

SST 431

CPT 433

LST 434

STB 314

HLT 436

HLT 437

GNS 401

LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION  I

TROPICAL FRUIT PRODUCTION  II

VEGETABLE PRODUCTION  II

FRUIT & VEGETABLE PROCESSING & STORAGE

ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE

SOIL CONSERVATION

PLANT BREEDING

PLANTS AND DESIGN

ENTOMOLOGY AND PEST CONTROL

ENTHNOBOTANY  II

LANDSCAPE DESIGN  II

USE OF ENGLISH  IV

 

 

3

3

3

3

3

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

HLT

HLT

HLT

HLT

HLT

AGT

AGT

HLT

ST

HLT

HLT

GS

 

  TOTAL

 

 

29

 

HND PROGRAMME IN HORTICULTURE & LANDSCAPE TECHNOLOGY

HND II – SECOND SEMESTER COURSE DATA

Course Code

Course Title

T

P

CU

Service Dept.

HLT 441

HLT 442

HLT 443

HLT 446

AGR 302

CPT 432

AEM 446

HLT 445

HLT 444

PARKS & GARDENS MANAGEMENT

ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE  II

HORTICULTURE MACHINERY

LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION & COST ESTIMATE

FIELD EXPERIMENTATION & DATA ANALYSIS

WEED MANAGEMENT

RURAL SOCIOLOGY

PROJECT

LANDSCAPE DESIGN  III

 

 

3

3

3

3

3

3

2

6

2

HLT

HLT

HLT

HLT

HLT

AGT

GS

HLT

HLT

 

  TOTAL

 

 

28