• All classes resume online Monday, March 23. Students must check their Bergen-issued email address and Moodle for directions from faculty. On-campus offices are closed; staff are all working remotely. Details at Bergen.edu/covid19.


Steven Fischer

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Full Professor, Program Coordinator,


B.S. in Ornamental Horticulture, Delaware Valley College of Science and Agriculture;
M.S., Ph.D. Horticulture/Entomology, University of Maryland

Dr. Fischer, “Doc”, has taught Horticulture at BCC since 1978. He coordinates all aspects of the program and is its “heart and soul”. Dr. Fischer teaches Fundamentals of Horticulture, Plants and Materials I and II, Floral Design, Principles of Landscaping, Horticulture Co-op, People/Plant Relationships, General Botany and many other courses in the department. He is also a member of the BCC Horticulture Advisory Committee. He is advisor to the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Landscape Contractors Association (NJLCA).