Fall 2017 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 19-Dec 14
T         10:00AM-01:05PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN NTB 111         14726 
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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. (C-ID AG - EH 112L)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
M         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN NTB 111         19436 
Textbook
M         08:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Andrews            CRC MAIN NTB 111           
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Andrews             TBA TBA                   
Students must attend 16.80 hours of Saturday lab activities scheduled around hands-on practical application. Three meetings tentatively scheduled for Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. on October 7, November 4, and December 9. Saturday lab dates will be finalized at the second class meeting. Attendance will be taken at the beginning and end of each lab. Information will be available at the first class meeting.


HORT 324    Sustainable Landscape Maintenance    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: 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 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 19-Dec 14
M         02:00PM-03:50PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN NTB 111         19155 
Textbook
W         02:00PM-05:20PM LAB D.Andrews            CRC MAIN NTB 111           


HORT 340    Landscape and Irrigation Graphics and Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: HORT 300, 305, 306, or 307
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
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. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
T         02:00PM-05:05PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN NTB 111         19157 
Textbook


HORT 351    Drip and Subsurface Irrigation    2 Units

Prerequisite: HORT 350 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: HORT 340
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course prepares students to design, install and maintain surface and subsurface drip irrigation systems. Topics include component identification and terminology, system layout, pipe sizing, water application equipment. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN NTB 111         19158 
Textbook
W         07:30PM-08:35PM LAB D.Andrews            CRC MAIN NTB 111           
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Andrews            CRC MAIN NTB 111           
Students must attend 5.6 hours of Saturday lab activities scheduled around hands-on practical application. One meeting is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, 9:00 am - 2:30 pm on November 18. The Saturday lab date will be finalized at the second class meeting. Attendance will be taken at the beginning and end of each lab. Information will be available at the first class meeting.


HORT 498    Work Experience in Horticulture    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Horticulture.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes 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. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly 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. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         07:00PM-07:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14436 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14436 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
Login to the eLearning web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14086 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 24th, 11:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m. WIN-103
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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          14088 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 25th, 9:00 a.m.- 11:15 a.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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          14646 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Monday, August 28th, 6:30 p.m.- 8:45 p.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14087 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Tuesday, September 19th, 6:30 p.m.- 8:45 p.m. WIN-104
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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 12-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14085 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at the on campus orientation: Thursday, October 12th from 6:30 PM -8:45 PM in WIN-103.
Login to the eLearning web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: September 21, 2017