Fall 2011 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: Introduction to Horticulture is a general, entry level course into environmental horticulture with an emphasis on basic plant science, plant use and care, and the landscape and nursery industries. Topics include basic botany, cultural practices, propagation, structures and layout, pest management, planting, container gardening, plant identification, turfgrass installation and care, and a survey of career opportunities.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN T 114           28957 
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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 303    Integrated Pest Management    3 Units

Same As: PLTS 332
Prerequisite: HORT 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a study of local plant pests including weeds, diseases, invertebrates, and vertebrates. It includes recognition of symptoms and causes, life cycle of the pests, host and habitat relationships, and the integrated pest management strategies and best management practices to achieve control. Field trips may be required. This course is the same as PLTS 332, and only one may be taken for credit. See ‚Cross-Listed Courses‚Ě in the catalog.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Th        06:00PM-07:40PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101          29228 
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Th        07:50PM-09:55PM LAB D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101            
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Andrews             TBA TBA                   
Students must attend 15 hours of Saturday lab activities scheduled around the hands-on practical application of pest management. Three meetings are Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-1:40 p.m. on October 1, October 29 and November 19. Attendance will be taken. Information will be available at the first class meeting.

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 Identification-Fall Selections    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 20-Dec 15
W         06:00PM-07:40PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101          20396 
Textbook
W         07:50PM-09:55PM LAB D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101            
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Andrews             TBA TBA                   
Students must attend 15 hours of Saturday lab activities scheduled around the hands-on practical application of plant identification, selection, and use. Three meetings are Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-1:40 p.m. on September 24, October 22 and December 3. Attendance will be taken. Information will be available at the first class meeting.


HORT 350    Landscape Irrigation    3 Units

Prerequisite: HORT 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: HORT 340
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course prepares students to design, install and maintain a water efficient landscape irrigation system. Topics include water supply, basic hydraulics, component identification and terminology, system layout, pipe sizing, water application head types, valves, and controllers. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
M         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101          28960 
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M         08:15PM-10:20PM LAB D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101            
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Andrews             TBA TBA                   
Students must attend 15 hours of Saturday lab activities scheduled around the hands-on practical application of irrigation systems. Three meetings are Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-12:40 p.m. on September 17, October 15 and November 12. Attendance will be taken. Information will be available at the first class meeting.

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 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 20-Dec 15
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 163          18308 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18308 Textbook
 

W         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 160          19406 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 19406 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18310 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 26, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-115
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              TBA TBA                 18314 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 26, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-115
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 15
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18312 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 17, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. T-115
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              TBA TBA                 20440 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 17, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. T-115
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 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 19, 2011