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Environmental Geomatics Certificate (19 credits)
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Food Systems Education and Administration Certificate (FSEACP) (21–22 credits)
Horticultural Therapy Certificate (29 Credits)
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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Cook College Programs of Study Certificate Programs Horticultural Therapy Certificate (29 Credits)  

Horticultural Therapy Certificate (29 Credits)

The profession of horticultural therapy employs horticulture to treat mental and physical diseases and disabilities. The profession requires the integration of plant systems and culture techniques with human psychology and health. This program will enable students to pursue professional registration through the American Horticultural Therapy Association.

For additional information, contact Professor Joel Flagler at the Hackensack Cooperative Extension office, 201/336-6781, or on campus at Foran Hall, 732/932-9711, ext. 248, or

Required courses (16)

11:776:210 Principles of Botany (3)

11:776:225 Introduction to Horticultural Therapy (3)

11:776:310 Plant Propagation (3)

11:776:325 Horticultural Therapy Techniques and Programming (3)

11:776:495 Special Problems in Plant Science (4); an approved practical experience in horticultural therapy

Electives (13)

11:770:301 General Plant Pathology (3)

11:776:221 Principles of Organic Crop Production (3)

11:776:231 Commercial Floral Design (3)

11:776:321 Greenhouse Management and Crop Production (3)

11:776:439 Nursery Crop Production (3)

11:776:496 Special Problems in Plant Science (4)

01:830:377 Health Psychology (3) or01:830:340 Abnormal Psychology (3)

__:___:___ Adviser-approved electives

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