Fall 2013 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 24-Dec 19
M         10:00AM-01:10PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN NTB 111         14770 
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HORT 301    Introduction to Horticulture Laboratory    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: HORT 300
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 27 hours LAB
Description: Horticulture 301 is a companion course to Horticulture 300. This laboratory course provides students of Hort 300 with the opportunity to apply horticulture concepts and practices discussed in the Hort 300 course through hands-on activities. Field trips may be required. This is a required course for Horticulture majors, but optional for non-majors. This course should be taken concurrently with Hort 300.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
T         10:00AM-11:20AM LAB D.Andrews            CRC MAIN NTB 111         14955 
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HORT 314    Greenhouse Operations    3 Units

Prerequisite: HORT 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: HORT 302, 303, 310, and 312
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is the study of the problems and practices of commercial greenhouse operations and management including the design, construction, and use of enclosed structures to manipulate controlled environments, greenhouse crop production, integrated pest management in greenhouses, and the production and marketing of greenhouse crops. Emphasis will be placed on greenhouse structures utilized for commercial nursery crop production and retail nursery greenhouse marketing facilities. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
W         09:00AM-10:50AM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN NTB 111         19164 
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W         11:00AM-02:05PM LAB D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Greenhouse        


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 24-Dec 19
T         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN NTB 111         19159 
Textbook
T         08:00PM-09:50PM LAB D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Greenhouse        
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Andrews             TBA TBA                   
Students must attend 16.50 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. - 2:25 p.m. on September 21, October 26 and December 7 and includes a 30-minute lunch period. Attendance will be taken. Information will be available at the first class meeting.


HORT 341    Landscape Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: HORT 300 and 340 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: HORT 320 and 324 ; HORT 305 and/or 306 and/or 307
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the principles and elements of residential landscape design including the problem solving process, design theory and composition, functional and design uses of landscape materials, client needs and desires, and maintenance criteria. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
M         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN NTB 111         19157 
Textbook
M         08:15PM-10:05PM LAB D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Greenhouse        
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Andrews             TBA TBA                   
Students must attend 16.50 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. - 2:25 p.m. on September 14, October 19 and November 30 and includes a 30-minute lunch period. 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 24-Dec 19
W         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN NTB 111         19161 
Textbook
W         08:00PM-09:50PM LAB D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Greenhouse        
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Andrews             TBA TBA                   
Students must attend 16.50 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. - 2:25 p.m. on September 29, November 2, and December 14 and includes a 30-minute lunch period. Attendance will be taken. 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 24-Dec 19
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         13821 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 13821 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14612 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, August 31, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. WIN-106
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

W         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14278 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 14278 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          13822 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, August 31, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. WIN-106
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             CRC MAIN Online          13824 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 29, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. WIN-106
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 21-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          13823 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 21, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. WIN-106
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 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 13, 2013