Landscape Designer Career Major - Overview

Landscape Designer

Landscape Designer
Campus
Metro Career Academy
(Springlake Campus)
Career Major Length
690 hours
Who Can Enroll
MCA students; others with approval from Chief Officer, Enrollment, Recruitment & Transition Services
Schedule
M-F 7:30-10:30A &/or 11:30A-2:20P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$1,725.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$3,413.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$10/hr

This T&I career major will introduce students to the skills required to be employed as a landscaper designer. Students will be trained in the tools and equipment, use of surveying equipment, proper placement of landscape materials and estimating materials used in a landscape project.

MCA students; others with approval from Chief Officer, Enrollment, Recruitment & Transition Services are able to enroll in this program.

Career Major Length
690.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Landscape Design: Principles of Design
120.00
Landscape Design Process
60.00
Landscape Design Consideration
60.00
Landscape Grounds Keeping
120.00
Landscape Turf Management
120.00
Landscape Tool Operation
120.00
Landscape Desing: Attributes of Plantings
60.00
Workforce Staging-Landscape Designer
30.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading and math skills at the 8th grade level or above
  • Some background in biology
  • Good eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity
  • Good physical and mental health
  • Be able to work under extreme weather conditions
  • An ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Dependability
  • Organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to take directions from others
  • Keyboarding skills

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