Horticulture

GreenhouseHorticulture is the study of the art and science of cultivating plants. MiraCosta's Horticulture Program also includes design, installation and maintenance of landscapes; floriculture; and wine technology. Students may take courses to prepare for a major in horticulture, to complete certificates to enter the job market, and to fulfill general education requirements.

Career options include floriculture and nursery industries, landscape and irrigation design, landscape installation and management, sports turf management, horticulture sales and services, enology and viticulture (vineyards/winemaking).Pink Bulb

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Department Chair: Karen Smith, Ph.D.
Office: Oceanside, room T412
Phone: 760.757.2121 x6404
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Dean: Al Taccone, Ph.D.
Office: Oceanside, Building 4700
Phone: 760.795.6807

Department: Horticulture and Hospitality

Secretary: Monique Reeve
Office: Oceanside, Building T420
Phone: 760.795.6841
Hours: Monday thru Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Full-Time Faculty

Claire Ehrlinger
Office: Oceanside, room 7057
Phone: 760.795.6704
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Megan Allison
Office: Oceanside, room 7058
Phone: 760.795.6838
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Instructional Associate

Jason Kubrock
Office: Oceanside, Building 7000, Field Office
Phone: 760.757.2121 x6482
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Associate Faculty

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