• Agriculture and OrnamentalHorticulture 


    Instruction in this program includes landscaping, and greenhouse operations, equipment operation plant germination, seed cultivation, soilcontent and floral design.

    Students participate in FFA, a student career and technical organization that encourages leadership, citizenship, and entrepreneurship. Graduates can be employed as landscape contractors, floral designers, groundskeepers, and nursery production workersor pursue advanced training.


    Planned Scope and Sequence   

    Grade   Curriculum

    9              Basic Plant Physiology

                    Basic Plant Requirements

                    Introduction to FFA

                    Greenhouse I

                    Plant Taxonomy I

                    Floral Design I



    10           Greenhouse II

                    Plant Taxonomy II

                    Floral Design II

                    Landscaping I

                    FFA (continued)

                    Advanced Plant Requirements

                    Safety (Continued)


    11           Independent Study

                    Greenhouse III

                    Plant Taxonomy III

                    Advanced Floral Design I

                    Advanced Landscape Architecture I

                    Arboriculture/Ornamental Horticulture I

                    Turf grass I

                    FFA (continued)

                    Safety (Continued)


    12           Independent Study

                    Greenhouse IV

                    Plant Taxonomy IV

                    Advanced Floral Design II

                    Advanced Landscape Architecture II

                    Insects and Diseases

                    Arboriculture/Ornamental Horticulture II

                    Turf grass II

                    FFA (continued)

                    Safety (Continued)


  • Location(s):

    MCVTS - Piscataway Campus

    21 Suttons Lane

    Piscataway, NJ 08854

    (732) 985-0717