|CLASS CODE:||HORT 319||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||Maintenance of trees, shrubs and turf in landscape, park, golf and athletic areas.|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||-Turfgrass maintenance
-Mowing, Fertilizing & Irrigating
-Landscape soil and irrigation principles and practices
-Weed Control, Tree pruning and care
-Insect & Disease control
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||1. Learn how to think like a landscape manager.
2. Learn landscape management principles and practices.
3. Manage Landscapes with emphasis on turfgrass, trees, shrubs, and flowers.
4. Obtain CLT certificate from professional organization (ALCA).
|REQUIREMENTS:||Texts: Arboriculture, Harris, Clark, Matheny Turfgrass Management, A.J. Turgeon.|
|PREREQUISITES:||Agron 122 or Biology 208 or permission of instructor|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2001|