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25 Courses/Sections found for Spring 2014     (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. This course is intended for students in the horticulture program but members of the public and professional community are invited to enroll.
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 Lecture09:00 AM-10:30 AMMWSVENSON, DANIEL8609
  Laboratory 10:30 AM-11:15 AMMWSVENSON, 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. 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.
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 Lecture01:30 PM-03:20 PMTSAUTER, DAVID8609
  Laboratory 03:25 PM-06:25 PMTSAUTER, 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. This course is intended for students in the horticulture program but members of the public and professional community are welcome invited to enroll.
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 AMSNICCOLI, FRANCIS8609
  Laboratory 10:10 AM-01:00 PMSNICCOLI, FRANCIS8609

HORT 26PLANT MATERIALS: PERENNIALS & ANNUALS2 Units
Identification, taxonomy, habits of growth, cultural and environmental requirements of herbaceous plants grown in California. Emphasis on the use and maintenance of significant perennial and annual species with significant features such as flower and foliage displays. Plants are observed in lab, on campus, and at off-site locations. This course is an elective 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.
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 51H.
Formerly: HORT 51H
41301 HORT-026.-01 Lecture09:00 AM-09:50 AMThSAUTER, DAVID8609
  Laboratory 10:00 AM-12:50 PMThSAUTER, DAVID8609

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. 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.
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 Lecture12:00 PM-01:50 PMWSAUTER, DAVID8609
  Laboratory 02:00 PM-04:50 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 Lecture09:00 AM-10:50 AMFNICCOLI, FRANCIS8609
  Laboratory 11:00 AM-01:50 PMFNICCOLI, FRANCIS8609

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. This course is an elective for Horticulture certificates and degrees, and is intended for students in the horticulture program but members of the public and professional community are welcome invited to enroll.
1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: HORT 54A strongly recommended.
40159 HORT-054D-01 Lecture12:30 PM-01:20 PMMSAUTER, DAVID8607
  Laboratory 01:30 PM-04:20 PMMSAUTER, DAVID8607

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. This course is intended for students in the horticulture program but members of the public and professional community are invited to enroll.
2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: HORT 54C strongly recommended.
40634 HORT-060C-01 Lecture05:30 PM-07:45 PMThSVENSON, DANIEL8607
  Laboratory 07:55 PM-09:10 PMThSVENSON, DANIEL8607

HORT 60FLANDSCAPE DESIGN: PROCESS3 Units
Principles of landscape design process. Application of residential site analysis, program development, and landscape design theory to one or more residential scale projects. Project planning and budgeting. Landscape designer, client, and green industry professional interactions. This course is intended for students in the horticulture program but members of the public and professional community are invited to enroll.
2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: HORT 40 & 60B.
41302 HORT-060F-01 Lecture08:30 AM-10:20 AMTSVENSON, DANIEL8607
  Laboratory 10:30 AM-01:20 PMTSVENSON, DANIEL8607

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. This course 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. This course is intended for students in the horticulture program but members of the public and professional community are invited to enroll.
4 hours lecture-laboratory. (48 hours total per quarter.)
41303 HORT-080C-01 Lecture01:30 PM-05:20 PMThSVENSON, DANIEL8607

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. This course is intended for students in the horticulture program but members of the public and professional community are invited to enroll.
.75 hours lecture, .5 hours laboratory. (15 hours total per quarter.)
41304 HORT-090G-01 Lecture06:30 PM-08:35 PMTSVENSON, DANIEL8607
  Laboratory 08:45 PM-10:00 PMTSVENSON, DANIEL8607
HORT-090G-01: Class meets 4 weeks starting first week of classes.

HORT 90KLANDSCAPING WITH EDIBLES1 Unit
The use of edible plants in residential landscapes. Practice and feasibility of integrating edible plants into landscape designs. Identification of ornamental plant materials which produce edible fruit, foliage, flowers or other edible parts. This course is intended for students in the horticulture program but members of the public and professional community are invited to enroll.
.75 hours lecture, .5 hours laboratory. (15 hours total per quarter.)
41305 HORT-090K-01 Lecture06:30 PM-08:35 PMTDECOMBE, MAUREEN8609
  Laboratory 08:45 PM-10:00 PMTDECOMBE, MAUREEN8609
HORT090K01: Class meets 4 weeks starting May 6.

HORT 90LPLANT PROPAGATION: BASIC SKILLS1 Unit
Introduction to propagation of plants by sexual and asexual methods. Seeding, cutting, grafting, division of specialized structures, and micro-propagation discussed and demonstrated. Discussions include growing media, fertilizers, hormones, and other plant supplements. This course is intended for students in the horticulture program but members of the public and professional community are invited to enroll.
.75 hours lecture, .5 hours laboratory. (15 hours total per quarter.)
40633√ HORT-090L-02 Lecture12:30 PM-02:35 PMTBAMCKENNEY, JASONHDNVLA
  Laboratory 02:45 PM-04:00 PMTBAMCKENNEY, JASONHDNVLA
HORT-090L-02: Designed for Hidden Villa student-interns. Open to all students. Class meets at Hidden Villa on Moody Road in Los Altos Hills. Students must complete 15 class hrs/qtr. Non-Hidden Villa students should contact Nanette Solvason, Dean, at 650-949-7730 for additional information before registering.

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