Course: AG421 Landscape Design TC

Grade: 9, 10, 11, 12

Subject Area: Agri-Science

Type: Standard, Potential College Credit

Credits: 0.5

Course Information:

In this class students will be introduced to the elements of home and commercial landscaping. After learning basic techniques, students will make use of a CAD based design program used in the industry today. Students will also utilize digital cameras to take pictures of their home and develop a landscape plan. Students will gain knowledge of shrubs and trees commonly used in landscapes. Anyone interested in landscaping, drafting or designing their own landscape will benefit from this class.


  • Apply principles of the landscape design process

  • Demonstrate landscape presentation graphics techniques

  • Establish requirements of the commercial inventory survey

  • Incorporate technology into the landscape design process

  • Examine specialty garden styles

  • Explore the use of water features in the landscape

  • Analyze hardscape options in the landscape

  • Identify plant materials for landscape installation

  • Calculate landscaping cost estimates


Students may receive transcripted credit for this course from Gateway Technical College.