Fall 2010 Class Schedule (CRC)



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HORT 300    Introduction to Horticulture    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Survey of principles and practices of horticulture designed to improve knowledge of the home gardener as well as those seeking a career. Basic plant structure and function, general knowledge of plant usage, landscape planning and maintenance.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
M         06:00PM-09:20PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101          18494 
Textbook
This class is part of the Green Buildings: Environmental Design, Energy Management and Performance Based Construction Certificate. This certificate is for students with career interests in the Green Energy field of work.


HORT 305    Plant Materials I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: HORT 300
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is the identification and study of the growth habits, cultural practices, and ornamental uses of landscape and indoor plants adapted to climates of California. Plants emphasized will come from the current California Association of Nurseries and Garden Centers (CANGC) and California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) certification exams plant lists. The focus will be on those plants best observed and studied during California's fall and/or winter seasons.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
W         06:00PM-07:40PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101          30136 
Textbook
W         07:50PM-09:30PM LAB D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101            
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Andrews             TBA TBA                   
Class includes three Saturday Lab meetings 9:00 a.m.-1:50 p.m. Information will be available at the first class meeting.


HORT 322    Landscape Graphics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: HORT 300, 305, 306, 320 and 324.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Landscape graphics is the study of technical drafting skills and freehand graphics including line quality, lettering and organization as it relates to landscape design. The use of a variety of graphic skills and media will be developed along with an introduction to basic landscape design theory and practice.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
M         02:10PM-05:30PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN T 118           30138 
Textbook
The above class is part of the Green Buildings: Environmental Design, Energy Management and Performance Based Construction Certificate. This certificate is for students with career interests in the Green Energy field of work.


HORT 323    Sustainable Landscape Design    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to provide the student with increased knowledge and understanding in the area of Sustainable Landscape Design. This course will examine the fundamental principles of sustainability, and how the principles can be utilized to guide the designer in the development of ornamental landscapes. An emphasis will be placed on the relationships between environmental conditions, soils, water, plant materials, and construction materials and how these relationships guide the landscape development process. Additional topics will include construction material selection, plant material selection, soil preparation, sustainable landscape maintenance, and pest management for sustainable landscapes.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Online          21042 
Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor David Andrews by August 21, 2010 at andrewd@crc.losrios.edu
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account
This class is part of the Green Buildings: Environmental Design, Energy Management and Performance Based Construction Certificate. This certificate is for students with career interests in the Green Energy field of work.


HORT 324    Sustainable Landscape Maintenance    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: HORT 300
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a study of sustainable landscape maintenance and management of exterior and interior residential and commercial landscapes, parks, highways, and public buildings. Topics include planting and transplanting, pruning, water conservation and use, sustainable plant nutrition and soils management, integrated pest management, and the safe operation and maintenance of power equipment for the trade. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
T         06:00PM-07:40PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101          30139 
Textbook
T         07:50PM-09:30PM LAB D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101            
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Andrews             TBA TBA                   
Class includes three Saturday Lab meetings 9:00 a.m.-1:50 p.m. Information will be available at the first class meeting.


HORT 498    Work Experience in Horticulture    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within their current job. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms, which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill an 18 hour orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken again when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      18928 
Textbook
Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.- 1:20 p.m. BS-163

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20156 Textbook
Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Wednesday, 6:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m. BS -160

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      18930 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 27, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      18934 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 27, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 17-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      18932 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, September 17, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 16-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      30173 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom. Students must participate in Online lectures and four mandatory classroom meetings Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. in T-116 on October 16 and 23, November 20 and December 11.
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 18, 2010