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Navarro ISD Career and Technical Education

Plant Science

Program of Study

  • Benefit: Agricultural and Environmental Awareness and Creativity

  • Learn: Crop cultivation, soil management, sustainable agricultural practices, and floral design

  • Skills: Designing, farming, horticulture, landscaping, and environmental resources

  • Careers: Hospitality, event management, retail, food production and ecological agencies

Course Sequence

Level 1 (9th)

Principles of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

Level 2 (10th)

Floral Design* (Fine Arts credit)

Level 3 (11th)

Advanced Floral Design*

Level 4 (12th)

Advanced Plant & Soil Science (Science credit)

OR

Practicum in Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources (double-blocked)

*Industry Certification:

*Texas State Florist's Association (Knowledge-Based, Level 1, and Level 2 Floral Certifications)

Postsecondary Opportunities

Associates Degrees

  • Applied Horticulture/ Horticulture Operations, General

  • Ornamental Horticulture

  • Agricultural Business and Management, General

  • Turf and Turfgrass Management

Bachelor’s Degrees

  • Applied Horticulture/ Horticulture Operations, General

  • Agronomy and Crop Science

  • Agricultural Business and Management, General

  • Turf and Turfgrass Management

Master’s, Doctoral, and Professional Degrees

  • Applied Horticulture/ Horticulture Operations, General

  • Agronomy and Crop Science

  • Agricultural Business and Management, General

  • Farm/Farm and Ranch Management

Aligned Occupations

Occupations

Median Wage

Annual Openings

% Growth

Soil and Plant Scientists

$54,662

116

21%

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

$32,240

589

14%

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators

$36.733

196

22%

Landscaping Supervisors

$44,408

807

19%

Biological Technicians

$42,931

452

17%

Soil and Plant Research Scientists

$93,496

45

32%