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25 Courses/Sections found for Spring 2015     (Each listing represents a different section.)
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Course IDCourse TitleUnits
CRN # Course Activity Time Days Instructor Location

HORT 15ORIENTATION TO ENVIRONMENTAL HORTICULTURE4 Units
Survey of the many facets and component sciences of environmental horticulture. Exploration of the multitude of career options available in the green industry. An introduction to the vocabulary of the environmental sciences including the terminology used in the identification of plants. Foundations of plant science such as plant structure, plant growth, and the environmental needs of plants.
3.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in HORT 50A.
Formerly: HORT 50A
40815 HORT-015.-01 Lecture06:30 PM-07:58 PMMWSVENSON, DANIEL8609
  Laboratory 08:10 PM-08:55 PMMWSVENSON, DANIEL8609

HORT 22PLANT MATERIALS II3 Units
Identification, taxonomy, habits of growth, cultural and environmental requirements of woody plants grown in California. Emphasis on the use and maintenance of evergreen and deciduous shrubs in the landscape. Plants are observed in lab, on campus, and at off-site locations.
2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in HORT 15 strongly recommended; not open to students with credit in HORT 51B.
Formerly: HORT 51B
40816 HORT-022.-01 Lecture08:30 AM-10:20 AMMSAUTER, DAVID8609
  Laboratory 10:30 AM-01:20 PMMSAUTER, DAVID8609

HORT 23PLANT MATERIALS: CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANTS2 Units
Identification, taxonomy, habits of growth, cultural and environmental requirements of plants native to California landscapes. Emphasis on a wide variety of native species including trees, shrubs, ground covers, and herbaceous plants. Plants are observed in lab, on campus, and at off-site locations.
1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in HORT 15 strongly recommended; not open to students with credit in HORT 51D.
Formerly: HORT 51D
40817 HORT-023.-01 Lecture09:00 AM-09:50 AMFNICCOLI, FRANCIS8609
  Laboratory 10:00 AM-12:50 PMFNICCOLI, FRANCIS8609

HORT 52CHORTICULTURE PRACTICES: PLANT INSTALLATION & MAINTENANCE3 Units
Horticultural principles and practices for management of plants and gardens. Proper selection and maintenance of trees, shrubs, and ground covers. Fine gardening techniques used by landscape gardeners. Transplanting and planting containerized and boxed plant material. Preparation of planting areas and post-planting care of landscape plants. Techniques for pruning of various species. Operation of equipment and tools used in gardening.
2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in HORT 15 strongly recommended.
40157 HORT-052C-01 Lecture01:00 PM-02:50 PMWSAUTER, DAVID8609
  Laboratory 03:00 PM-05:50 PMWSAUTER, DAVID8609

HORT 52HHORTICULTURE PRACTICES: INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT3 Units
Problems of and control solutions for diseases, insects, and weeds in landscapes and gardens. Ecologically based Integrated Pest Management (IPM) practices for handling plant pathogens, insect infestations, and unwanted vegetation. Emphasis on identification, life cycles, and symptoms of diseases, insects, and weeds.
2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, HORT 15 strongly recommended.
40158 HORT-052H-01 Lecture05:00 PM-06:50 PMThNICCOLI, FRANCIS8609
  Laboratory 07:00 PM-09:50 PMThNICCOLI, FRANCIS8609

HORT 52JHORTICULTURAL PRACTICES: NURSERY MANAGEMENT2 Units
Commercial & retail nursery management practices as related to the production and sale of plants in California. Emphasis is on nursery operations. Class will focus on the organization, management, and production practices used in large and small-scale commercial and/or retail nursery plant production. Nursery design and utilization of technology will be emphasized through the use of on-campus facilities and observation of off-site operations.
1 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in HORT 15 recommended.
42107 HORT-052J-01 Lecture02:00 PM-04:50 PMThSAUTER, DAVID8609
  Laboratory 01:00 PM-01:50 PMThSAUTER, DAVID8609

HORT 54DLANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION: APPLIED PRACTICES2 Units
The practical application of landscape construction practices to actual projects. Emphasis on field work which may include the design and construction of landscape amenities, carpentry, paving, or wall projects. Training on motorized equipment, such as tractors and backhoes used in landscape construction.
1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: HORT 54A strongly recommended.
40159 HORT-054D-01 Lecture02:00 PM-02:50 PMMSVENSON, DANIEL8607
  Laboratory 03:00 PM-05:50 PMMSVENSON, DANIEL8607

HORT 60CLANDSCAPE DESIGN: IRRIGATION3 Units
Principles of irrigation design for ornamental landscapes. Includes history of irrigation, advanced site analysis, irrigation design theory, equipment selection and layout, controller scheduling, long-term maintenance, and water conservation issues. Process of producing irrigation plans, details, and specifications.
2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: HORT 54C strongly recommended.
40634 HORT-060C-01 Lecture09:00 AM-11:15 AMThSVENSON, DANIEL8607
  Laboratory 11:25 AM-12:40 PMThSVENSON, DANIEL8607

HORT 60DLANDSCAPE DESIGN: PLANTING3 Units
The use of ornamental and native plant materials to express basic design principles in the landscape. Planting design theory as it applies to the aesthetic, cultural, ecological, and functional use of plant materials in the landscape. Graphics used for presenting planting designs. Special focus on the use of plants in garden designs.
2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: HORT 40 & 60B or equivalent; HORT 21, 22 & 26 strongly recommended.
42082 HORT-060D-01 Lecture09:00 AM-10:50 AMTSVENSON, DANIEL8607
  Laboratory 11:00 AM-01:50 PMTSVENSON, DANIEL8607

HORT 60GLANDSCAPE DESIGN: INTERMEDIATE COMPUTER APPLICATIONS3 Units
Advanced use of Vectorworks as a landscape design and drafting tool. Topics covered include structuring of drawings using layers, improving drawing skills using tool commands and shortcuts, importing and rescaling pdfs for basemaps, importing images, creating viewports and sheet layers. Also covered will be customizing tool bars, expanding plant database, and importing/exporting/printing drawings. Introduction to three-dimensional drawing using Vectorworks and related programs.
2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: HORT 40 and 45 strongly advised; CADD experience or training strongly advised; knowledge of computer operation strongly advised.
42080 HORT-060G-01 Lecture02:00 PM-03:50 PMTSAUTER, DAVID8401
  Laboratory 04:00 PM-06:50 PMTSAUTER, DAVID8401

HORT 80CENVIRONMENTAL HORTICULTURE SPRING SKILLS2 Units
Course provides skills development and internship opportunities in Environmental Horticulture for the Spring season. This is an extension of classroom instruction covering topics such as the initiation of landscape construction projects, pest & diseases, vegetable crops, composting, and water management. Offers students the opportunity through a combination of practical field experience, independent research, student internship, and industry related educational opportunities, to explore problems and required skills in the green industry.
4 hours lecture-laboratory. (48 hours total per quarter.)
41303 HORT-080C-01 Lecture09:00 AM-12:50 PMWSAUTER, DAVID8607

HORT 90CGARDEN PONDS & WATER FEATURES1 Unit
Introduction to the aesthetics of garden water features and the techniques used in their design, construction, and maintenance. Use of fish, plants, and other natural systems in garden ponds and pools.
.75 hours lecture, .5 hours laboratory. (15 hours total per quarter.)
42081 HORT-090C-01 Lecture09:00 AM-01:15 PMSSVENSON, DANIEL8607
  Laboratory 01:25 PM-04:20 PMSSVENSON, DANIEL8607
HORT-090C-01: Class meets 2 Saturdays, beginning first week of classes.

HORT 90VSUSTAINABLE ORGANIC GARDENING1 Unit
Principles and practices utilized in the design, implementation, and maintenance of sustainable organic gardens. Sustainable gardening practices that produce successful, environmentally responsible produce and crops.
.75 hours lecture, .5 hours laboratory. (15 hours total per quarter.)
42106 HORT-090V-01 Lecture09:00 AM-01:15 PMSNICCOLI, FRANCIS8607
  Laboratory 01:25 PM-04:20 PMSNICCOLI, FRANCIS8607
HORT-090V-01: Class meets 2 Saturdays: 4/25 & 5/2/15.

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