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Landscaping & Turf Management

  • Design, install, and maintain residential and commercial spaces
  • Construct creative natural living and recreational spaces
  • Operate and maintain professional landscaping equipment


What can I do when I graduate?
Greenhouse worker
Sales person at a garden or flower center
Sprinkler system installer
City parks and recreation worker
What would I do in this class?
Lawn maintenance – mowing, applying mulch, trimming plants
Lawn installation – seeding, sodding, and fertilization
Golf, baseball, and sports fields management
Explore the horticulture field
Greenhouse management
Use plants in landscaping
Install wall stone, brick pavers, and hardscaping
Install sprinklers, water features, and ponds
What can I do with further training?
Start your own company
Landscape architect

Program Quick Facts

Landscaping students must be able to

  • Read and comprehend information and instructions as presented in class
  • Meet safety requirements to operate equipment and use tools
  • Stand, walk and work on feet for several hours at a time 
  • Communicate well with customers, managers and fellow workers 
  • Have good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to use dangerous equipment and tools
  • Perform the job in both hot, cold, and/or damp climate
  • Handle getting dirty as part of the job
Instructors College Credits Available Certifications Lab Fees
Bruce Vandall
Kent State University
Stark State College
Youngstown State University
None Level 1 (juniors) - $65.00
Level 2 (seniors) - $25.00

Uniform requirements

Long-sleeved AND short-sleeved Carhartt shirt w/BCC logo and Carhartt pants
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