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23 Courses/Sections found for Winter 2016     (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 Laboratory03:10 PM-04:25 PMMWSAUTER, DAVID8609
  Lecture 01:10 PM-02:50 PMMWSAUTER, DAVID8402
30082 HORT-010.-02 Laboratory03:10 PM-04:25 PMMWBACIGALUPI, GINA8607
  Lecture 01:10 PM-02:50 PMMWBACIGALUPI, GINA8402

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.
30621 HORT-030.-01 Lecture11:30 AM-12:20 PMTThSAUTER, DAVID8609
  Laboratory 12:30 PM-01:45 PMTThSAUTER, 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.
30622 HORT-031.-01 Laboratory11:00 AM-01:50 PMFKERN, JAMES8609
  Lecture 09:00 AM-10:50 AMFKERN, JAMES8609

HORT 40LANDSCAPE DESIGN: GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION4 Units
An introductory survey of the basic principles of design communication, landscape graphics, and design process. Graphic mediums and tools, graphic vocabulary, graphic skills, reprographic techniques, plan reading, and presentation skill development. The application of lines, symbols, and lettering to create typical landscape drawings.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in HORT 60A.
32456 HORT-040.-01 Lecture05:00 PM-06:15 PMMWSVENSON, DANIEL8607
  Laboratory 06:25 PM-07:40 PMMWSVENSON, DANIEL8607

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 AMWSVENSON, DANIEL8607
  Laboratory 11:30 AM-12:45 PMWSVENSON, 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 Lecture02:00 PM-04:15 PMThSVENSON, DANIEL8609
  Laboratory 04:25 PM-05:40 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 Lecture09:00 AM-09:50 AMTThSVENSON, DANIEL8607
  Laboratory 10:00 AM-11:15 AMTThSVENSON, DANIEL8607

HORT 60JSKETCHUP FOR LANDSCAPE DESIGNERS3 Units
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 Sketchup Make and Sketchup Pro will be included in the instruction. Intended for students seeking a landscape design career or professionals upgrading their skills.
2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: HORT 40.
32664 HORT-060J-01 Laboratory06:20 PM-07:35 PMTSAUTER, DAVID8401
  Lecture 04:00 PM-06:15 PMTSAUTER, DAVID8401

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.
1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (48 hours total per quarter.)
32457 HORT-080B-01 Lecture09:00 AM-09:50 AMMSAUTER, DAVID7204
  Laboratory 10:00 AM-12:50 PMMSAUTER, DAVID7204

HORT 90DHERBS: IDENTIFICATION, USE & FOLKLORE1 Unit
An introductory look at the use and folklore of herbs grown for specific cultural purposes. Herbs noted for their culinary, aromatic, or medicinal properties.
12 hours lecture total per quarter. (12 hours total per quarter.)
32459 HORT-090D-01 Lecture06:00 PM-08:10 PMThNICCOLI, FRANCIS8609
HORT-090D-01; Class meets five Thursdays starting 1/14/16.

HORT 90HLANDSCAPE LIGHTING1 Unit
Basic theory, design, and installation techniques for lighting residential landscapes. The effective use of conventional and low-voltage lighting for improving landscape aesthetics and the functional use of outdoor spaces.
12 hours lecture total per quarter. (12 hours total per quarter.)
32460 HORT-090H-01 Lecture06:00 PM-08:10 PMThNICCOLI, FRANCIS8609
HORT-090H-01: Class meets five Thursdays starting 2/18/16.

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.
12 hours lecture total per quarter. (12 hours total per quarter.)
32458 HORT-090P-01 Lecture09:00 AM-11:50 AMSRAFTERY, KEVIN8609
HORT-090P-01: Class meets 4 Saturdays, starting the first week of classes.

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