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Horticulture
HORT 50 Introduction to Horticulture 3.00 Units
Botanical nomenclature, anatomy and physiology, plant growth, and development are presented. Soils, media, fertilizers, and watering methods are discussed. Preliminary Landscape design, installation and maintenance is included. Current practices of plant propagation, plant disorders and pest management, and 21st Century horticulture trends will be explored. (8 hours of lab to be scheduled on Saturdays which may include one or more field trips)
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
HORT 53 Landscape/Vineyard Pest Mgt. 3.00 Units
Concepts of plant pathology, entomology, and weed science are studied in order to identify symptoms, diagnose problems, and determine methods of controlling plant diseases, insects, and weed pests. Methods and techniques of integrated pest management, chemical and non-chemical control related to garden, landscape, and other horticulture crops and plants are studied. Disease and pest control materials are assessed with emphasis on safe handling and application, and environmental protection. Focus is on preparation for State Qualified Applicators.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
HORT 55 Greenhouse,Nursery,Garden Mtg. 3.00 Units
Explores many horticulture specializations including management and operations of retail and wholesale nurseries, greenhouse growers, specialized growers of trees, shrubs, flowers, hydroponics growers, vegetable growers. Emphasis on plant propagation, propagation structures, greenhouses, nursery and garden center management and operations. Employment opportunities are in the wholesale and retail horticulture industry.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
HORT 56 Arboriculture Urban Forestry 3.00 Units
Care, maintenance, planting, and pruning of trees, shrubs, and vines are discussed. Specific pruning techniques for ornamental trees, fruit trees, shrubs, roses, and other woody plants are demonstrated. Principles of urban forestry, tree preservation, health, growth characteristics, plant selection, planting, irrigation, fertilization, and damage repair are studied. (8 hours of lab to be scheduled on Saturdays, which may include one or more field trips)
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
HORT 62 Calif. Native Dry Landscapes 2.00 Units
This course examines the native plant communities of California and identifies native plants suitable for the design and installation of dry landscapes in Northern California. The focus of this course is the planning, design, installation, care, and maintenance of drought tolerant landscapes, with the goal of creating more sustainable landscapes.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
HORT 63 Sustainable Landscapes 2.00 Units
This course examines the impact of constructed landscapes on the postindustrial society. Natural ecosystems are studied in order to learn concepts essential to create and maintain sustainable, environmentally sound landscapes. The focus of this course is on planning, designing, installing, and maintaining of landscapes, through the use of ecologically sound construction techniques, materials, and systems.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
HORT 73 Computer Aided Design 3.00 Units
Introduction to basic techniques in computer aided design for interior and exterior design, with emphasis on user terminology and hands-on learning. How to set up drawings, dimensioning systems appropriate to architecture. Floor plans, landscapes, details, drawings and other techniques using the computer. Students who have completed or are enrolled in INTD 40 may not receive credit.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 

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