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Horticulture (HORT) 2014-2015

These are 2014-2015 course descriptions.

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(See also Landscape Design and Management)

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)

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. This course will be offered summer semester in odd numbered years.
Lecture: 1.5 hours – Lab: 4.5 hours
Prerequisite: HORT 1130 or permission of instructor
Lab fee: $15.00

HORT 1535 Arboriculture (A)

2 credits
This course introduces the basic principles of tree biology and care. Arboricultural practices will be discussed and performed. This course will be offered in summer semester in even numbered years.
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)

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