Catalog 2020-2021 
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Sustainable Landscape Technologies, Certificate of Completion

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Program Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Students who complete the Sustainable Landscape Technologies certificate will be able to manage outdoor spaces in an ecological and sustainable manner. The certificate focuses on emerging technologies and best management practices (BMPs) used in modern residential and commercial landscapes. Topics include

  • Reduction of landscape water usage through modern irrigation technologies
  • BMPs related to irrigation systems maintenance and installation
  • BMPs regarding “right plant, right place” planting concepts and soil management
  • Installation and use of ecologically responsible hardscape materials such as permeable materials, green roofs, living walls, and sustainably sourced woods
  • Introduction to plant health care principles including a broad understanding of common cultural, insect, and disease problems in the landscape and how to assess and address them

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an advisor.

Program Requirements

Recommended Course Sequence

The courses listed below are a suggested sequence; as long as prerequisites are met, courses may be taken in a different order.

Total Program Credits: 7

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