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Horticulture (HORT)

These are 2013-2014 course descriptions.

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HORT 1130 Plant Sciences (A, SP, SU)

3 credits

This course will explore the basic physiology of plant growth and development. Also discussed will be plant anatomy, bio-history, morphology and other related topics.

Lecture: 2 hours - Lab: 3 hours
Lab fee: $30.00

HORT 1530 Spring Plants (SP, SU)

3 credits

This course will study the identification parameters, landscape features and growing conditions of trees and shrubs of the Midwest climate zone. The class will combine both in class and field experience.

Lecture: 1.5 hours – Lab: 4.5 hours
Prerequisite: HORT 1130 or permission of instructor
Lab fee: $15.00

HORT 1535 Arboriculture (A, SU)

2 credits

This course introduces the basic principles of tree biology and care. Arboricultural practices will be discussed and performed.

Lecture: 1 hour - Lab: 3 hours
Prerequisites: HORT 1130, HORT 2130, or permission of instructor
Lab fee: $23.00

HORT 2130 Autumn Plants (A, SU)

3 credits

This course will study the identification parameters, landscape features and growing conditions of trees and shrubs of the Midwest climate zone. The class will combine both in-class and field experience.

Lecture: 1.5 hours – Lab: 4.5 hours
Prerequisite: HORT 1130 or permission of instructor
Lab fee: $15.00

HORT 2530 Herbaceous Plants (A, SU)

3 credits

This course will study the identification parameters, landscape features, and growing conditions of herbaceous flowering plants. Additional material will include the design of perennial gardens.

Lecture: 1.5 hours – Lab: 4.5 hours
Prerequisite: HORT 1130 or permission of instructor
Lab fee: $15.00