|Landscape Computer Operations|
|LAND COMP OP|
|CLASS CODE:||HORT 440||CREDITS: 2|
|DIVISION:||AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||Application of specific computer software programs that are commonly used in the horticulture industry; including sprinkler design, landscape design, bidding and estimating, GPS, and the internet.|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||-Sprinkler Design
-Landscape Hardscape Design
-Bidding and Estimating
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||1. Receive an overview of the many different ways in which the computer can be used to enhance the design/build process.
2. Create sticky-backs with type fonts, construction details, and copies of other pictures or drawings.
3. Learn visualizations using the software program Visual Impact.
4. Use Adobe Photoshop to "tile" hand drawn plans so that they can be printed for multiple copies.
5. Learn 3-D modeling.
6. Learn the software program Garden Graphics.
|PREREQUISITES:||IS 140, Hort 230, 321, 322, 329, 430|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2003|