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

HORT 10ENVIRONMENTAL HORTICULTURE & THE URBAN LANDSCAPE5 Units
Environmental horticulture encompasses the planning, design, construction, and management of the urban landscape. Relevant topics include ecosystem restoration and management, landscape ecology, sustainable landscape management, sustainable use of natural resources, urban horticulture, and urban landscape design. This course is required for Horticulture certificates and degrees, and is intended for students in the horticulture program but members of the public and professional community are invited to enroll.This course is approved for IGETC AREA 5 and for CSU GE AREA B-2.
4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
30081 HORT-010.-01 Lecture08:30 AM-09:45 AMWBACIGALUPI, GINA8402
  Lecture 08:30 AM-10:45 AMMSAUTER, DAVID8402
  Laboratory 11:00 AM-12:15 PMMWSAUTER, DAVID8609
30082 HORT-010.-02 Lecture08:30 AM-09:50 AMWBACIGALUPI, GINA8402
  Laboratory 11:00 AM-12:15 PMMWBACIGALUPI, GINA8607
  Lecture 08:30 AM-10:45 AMMSAUTER, DAVID8402

HORT 30HORTICULTURAL PRACTICES: SOILS3 Units
Fundamentals of soil science including examination of soil formation, physical and chemical properties of soil, relationships between soil, water and plants, and biological factors of soil. Examination of soil samples and interpretation of soil reports and surveys. Basics of plant fertility requirements and soil related topics such as composting, environmental issues, and soils in construction.
2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in HORT 15 recommended; not open to students with credit in HORT 52A.
Formerly: HORT 52A
30621 HORT-030.-01 Lecture05:30 PM-06:20 PMMWSAUTER, DAVID8609
  Laboratory 06:30 PM-07:45 PMMWSAUTER, DAVID8609

HORT 31HORTICULTURAL PRACTICES: PLANT PROPAGATION3 Units
Principles of plant propagation with an emphasis on techniques that are used in the nursery and greenhouse industries. Seeds, cuttings, grafting techniques, and the separation and division of specialized structures.
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 52B.
Formerly: HORT 52B
30622 HORT-031.-01 Lecture09:00 AM-10:50 AMFKERN, JAMES8609
  Laboratory 11:00 AM-01:50 PMFKERN, JAMES8609

HORT 43THE TIMELESS GARDEN3 Units
The history of gardens from the Hanging Gardens of Babylon to the romantic landscapes of England to contemporary garden design. Emphasis is on major historical landscapes in terms of their cultural, social, political, and economic impacts.
3 hours lecture. (36 hours total per quarter.)
31524 HORT-043.-01 Lecture02:30 PM-05:20 PMThHOMSY, BARBARA8607

HORT 45LANDSCAPE DESIGN: COMPUTER APPLICATIONS3 Units
Introduction to the use of computer applications in landscape design. Overview of software for computer aided design and drafting (CADD), and related landscape graphic oriented software. Focus on development of basic command skills utilized in landscape design software applications, including 2D drawing, editing, creation of layers, exporting to other programs and as a pdf for printing. Vectorworks software is utilized in this course.
2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: HORT 40 and a basic understanding of the operation of computers is strongly recommended; not open to students with credit in HORT 60E.
Formerly: HORT 60E
31538 HORT-045.-01 Lecture12:50 PM-02:40 PMTSAUTER, DAVID8401
  Laboratory 02:50 PM-05:50 PMTSAUTER, DAVID8401

HORT 54BLANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION: TECHNICAL PRACTICES3 Units
Technical aspects of landscape construction projects. Landscape surveying & grading techniques, surface & subsurface hydraulics, landscape drainage systems, erosion control & soil conservation, fences & gates, and building codes. Estimating landscape materials, construction costs, and preparation of project bids and contracts.
2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. (48 hours total per quarter.)
30245 HORT-054B-01 Lecture09:00 AM-11:15 AMTSVENSON, DANIEL8607
  Laboratory 11:25 AM-12:40 PMTSVENSON, DANIEL8607

HORT 54CLANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION: IRRIGATION PRACTICES3 Units
Methods and materials used in the irrigation of ornamental landscapes. Selection of materials and operational theory of irrigation equipment. Installation techniques for sprinkler and drip irrigation systems. Water conservation features and maintenance of irrigation systems.
2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. (48 hours total per quarter.)
30246 HORT-054C-01 Lecture10:30 AM-12:45 PMThSVENSON, DANIEL8609
  Laboratory 12:55 PM-02:10 PMThSVENSON, DANIEL8609

HORT 60BLANDSCAPE DESIGN: THEORY3 Units
Principles of landscape design theory. Intermediate studies in and applications of graphic communication, creative problem solving, design theory, and presentation skills. Residential site analysis and landscape design case studies.
2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: HORT 40 and/or drafting skills strongly recommended.
30523 HORT-060B-01 Lecture06:00 PM-06:50 PMTThSVENSON, DANIEL8607
  Laboratory 07:00 PM-08:15 PMTThSVENSON, DANIEL8607

HORT 80BENVIRONMENTAL HORTICULTURE WINTER SKILLS2 Units
Course provides skills development and internship opportunities in Environmental Horticulture for the Winter season. This is an extension of classroom instruction covering topics such as woody tree & shrub pruning, drainage practices, winter plant protection, and rainwater harvesting. 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.)
30925 HORT-080B-01 Lecture-Laboratory01:00 PM-04:50 PMMSVENSON, DANIEL8607

HORT 90FLANDSCAPE DESIGN: BASIC PRINCIPLES1 Unit
An overview of the basic principles of landscape design. Presents basic graphic communication concepts. Also explores the concept of master planning residential landscapes, and designing with plant material and related landscape elements.
.75 hour lecture, .5 hour laboratory. (15 hours total per quarter.)
31530 HORT-090F-01 Lecture01:30 PM-03:35 PMWSAUTER, DAVID8607
  Laboratory 03:40 PM-04:50 PMWSAUTER, DAVID8607
HORT-090F-01: Class meets 4 weeks starting the first week of classes.

HORT 90PPRUNING: BASIC SKILLS1 Unit
Methods of pruning deciduous and evergreen plant materials. Emphasis on pruning common landscape plants, fruit trees, and roses. Selection of suitable pruning tools, techniques for pruning safely, and use and maintenance of tools and equipment.
.75 hours lecture, .5 hours laboratory. (15 hours total per quarter.)
30623 HORT-090P-01 Lecture09:00 AM-11:05 AMSRAFTERY, KEVIN8609
  Laboratory 11:15 AM-12:30 PMSRAFTERY, KEVIN8609
HORT-090P-01: Class meets 4 Saturdays, starting the first week of classes.

HORT 91ACOMPOSTING THEORY & TECHNIQUES1 Unit
Comprehensive introduction to the theory and practices utilized in composting of organic materials. Course provides a combination of classroom lectures, demonstrations, and lab activities geared to providing a clear understanding of various composting techniques including sustainable waste management practices, recycling of organics, backyard composting, and vermicomposting.
.75 hours lecture, .5 hours laboratory. (15 hours total per quarter.)
31537 HORT-091A-01 Lecture01:30 PM-03:35 PMWLEES, JOSEPH8609
  Laboratory 03:45 PM-05:00 PMWLEES, JOSEPH8609
HORT-091A-01; Class meets four weeks starting 2/4/15.

HORT 91BSKETCHUP FOR LANDSCAPE DESIGNERS1 Unit
An overview and application of Google Sketchup to three-dimensional rendering for the landscape designer. Emphasizing the basics of drawing setup, creation and editing, this class will show the designers how to turn their 2D drawings into a presentation drawing that illustrates their ideas in photo-like rendering techniques. Importing and use of the three-dimensional tools available in the free Sketchup download will be included in the instruction. Intended for students seeking a landscape design career or professionals upgrading their skills.
.75 hours lecture, .5 hour laboratory. (15 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: HORT 40.
31539 HORT-091B-01 Lecture12:30 PM-03:20 PMWSAUTER, DAVID8401
  Laboratory 03:30 PM-05:10 PMWSAUTER, DAVID8401
HORT-091B-01: Class meets four weeks beginning Mar 4, 2014.

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