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P O R T E R C O U N T Y
CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION

1005 NORTH FRANKLIN STREET, VALPARAISO, INDIANA 46383

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CALL DEB, KELLI, KATE,
OR JON IN THE CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION OFFICE 219-531-3170

Horticultural Science

If you like working with plants and and designing landscapes, then this is the career and technical program for you. An onsite greenhouse will give you hands on experience in areas of plant production, installation, marketing, and management of landscape plants and products. You will also learn to use Pro Landscape, the latest CAD software program to create landscape designs. You will enjoy extended field trips several times a month to explore all career areas and apply newly learned skills in landscape design and plant science. Students can receive a Core 40 and Academic Honors Diploma Science credit for plant science in this program. You can also receive dual credit with Vincennes University.

       EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES 

Purdue University Vincennes University
Ivy Tech Community College Ball State University
Indiana State University Joliet Junior College

       WAGES

H.S. and Career & Technical Education Graduate:   $7.25-$10.50/hr.
Additional Technical Training:   $10.50-$19.50/hr.

Grade 11,12       Credits 6-8