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25 Courses/Sections found for Fall 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.
20590 HORT-015.-01 Lecture01:00 PM-04:15 PMMJOHNSON, HEIDI8609
  Laboratory 04:20 PM-05:40 PMMTBA8609

HORT 21PLANT MATERIALS I3 Units
Identification, taxonomy, habits of growth, cultural and environmental requirements of woody plants grown in California. Emphasis on the use and maintenance of evergreen broadleaf trees 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 51A.
20591√ HORT-021.-01 Lecture09:00 AM-10:50 AMWSAUTER, DAVIDMC
  Laboratory 11:00 AM-01:50 PMWTBAMC

HORT 24PLANT MATERIALS: GROUND COVERS & VINES2 Units
Identification, taxonomy, habits of growth, cultural and environmental requirements of woody and herbaceous ground covers and vines grown in California. Emphasis on the use and maintenance of evergreen and deciduous plants used as ground covers, vines, or espaliers in ornamental landscapes. 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 51E.
22464 HORT-024.-01 Lecture03:00 PM-03:50 PMThNICCOLI, FRANCIS8609
  Laboratory 04:00 PM-06:50 PMThTBA8609

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.
20592 HORT-040.-01 Lecture09:00 AM-10:15 AMTThSAUTER, DAVID8607
  Laboratory 10:25 AM-11:40 AMTThTBA8607

HORT 45VECTORWORKS FOR LANDSCAPE DESIGNERS3 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.
22466 HORT-045.-01 Lecture03:00 PM-04:50 PMTSAUTER, DAVID8401
  Laboratory 05:00 PM-07:50 PMTTBA8401

HORT 52EHORTICULTURAL PRACTICES: GREENHOUSE MANAGEMENT2 Units
Commercial greenhouse management as related to the production of plants in California. Emphasis is on greenhouse operations. Class will focus on organization, management, and production practices used in large and small-scale commercial greenhouse plant production. Greenhouse operations and the utilization of technology will be emphasized through 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.
21908 HORT-052E-01 Lecture09:00 AM-09:50 AMFKERN, JAMES8609
  Laboratory 10:00 AM-12:50 PMFTBA8609

HORT 54ALANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION: GENERAL PRACTICES4 Units
General practices of construction as applied to landscape projects. Basic tools and equipment, building materials and hardware, and installation techniques utilized in landscape construction. Focus is on hardscape applications including paving, walls, decks, and related wood structures. Review of safety practices, careers in landscape construction, and contractor licensing.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
20200 HORT-054A-01 Lecture12:00 PM-01:15 PMTThNICCOLI, FRANCIS8607
  Laboratory 01:25 PM-02:40 PMTThTBA8607

HORT 55AGREEN INDUSTRY MANAGEMENT: BUSINESS PRACTICES3 Units
Introductory survey of green industry management and business practices. Geared to people in such fields as landscape construction, nursery management, and landscape design, this course focuses on helping individuals successfully organize, manage, and/or market their agency or small business. The class utilizes both a theoretical and hands-on approach to the application of common business principles.
3 hours lecture. (36 hours total per quarter.)
22465 HORT-055A-01 Lecture05:30 PM-08:20 PMMNICCOLI, FRANCIS8607

HORT 80AENVIRONMENTAL HORTICULTURE FALL SKILLS2 Units
Course provides skills development and internship opportunities in Environmental Horticulture for the Fall season. This is an extension of classroom instruction covering topics such as mulching, irrigation winterization, late season landscape construction practices, and protection for frost sensitive plantings. 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.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in HORT 80.
Formerly: HORT 80
22467 HORT-080A-01 Lecture09:00 AM-09:50 AMMSAUTER, DAVID7204
  Laboratory 10:00 AM-12:50 PMMTBA7204

HORT 90ACONTAINER PLANTINGS IN THE LANDSCAPE1 Unit
Utilization of container plantings in both interior environments and exterior landscapes. Design theory, selection of containers, plant selection, and planting methods. Soil preparation and irrigation techniques.
9 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. This course meets 2 times per quarter. (15 hours total per quarter.)
22481 HORT-090A-01 Lecture09:00 AM-01:15 PMSPOLLEX, JULIA8609
  Laboratory 01:25 PM-04:20 PMSTBA8609
HORT-090A-01: Class meets two Saturdays, 9/26 & 10/3/15.

HORT 90GLANDSCAPE DESIGN FORUM1 Unit
Design topics for residential landscapes. Covers current concepts and trends in the landscape design industry through topical presentations, guest speakers, and discussion groups. Explores methods for evaluating successful landscape designs and their implementation.
9 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. This course meets 2 times per quarter. (15 hours total per quarter.)
22479 HORT-090G-01 Lecture02:30 PM-04:35 PMWSAUTER, DAVID8607
  Laboratory 04:40 PM-05:55 PMWTBA8607
HORT-090G-01: Class meets 4 weeks starting first week of classes.

HORT 90MPLANT NUTRITION & FERTILIZATION1 Unit
Introduction to plant nutrient requirements and methods for providing proper plant nutrition. Topics include review of basic nutrient requirements, forms of nutrients used by plants, nutrient deficiency identification, methods for delivering nutrients to plants, manufacture of fertilizers, fertilizer formulations, fertilizer delivery methods, and organic nutrient sources.
9 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. This course meets 4 times per quarter. (15 hours total per quarter.)
22480 HORT-090M-01 Lecture02:30 PM-04:35 PMWSAUTER, DAVID8607
  Laboratory 04:40 PM-05:55 PMWTBA8607
HORT-090M-01: Class meets 4 weeks starting 10/21/15.

HORT 90YCACTI & SUCCULENTS1-5 Unit
Identification, taxonomy, habits of growth, cultural and environmental requirements of plants grown in California. Emphasis on the use and maintenance of cacti and succulents with significant design features and landscape uses. Plants are observed in lab, on campus, and at off-site locations.
9 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. This course meets 2 times per quarter. (15 hours total per quarter.)
22482 HORT-090Y-01 Lecture09:00 AM-01:15 PMSSMITH, CHRISTINA8609
  Laboratory 01:25 PM-04:20 PMSTBA8609
HORT-090Y-01: Class meets two Saturdays,10/17 & 10/24/15.

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