Spring 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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN T 114           19229 
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HORT 302    Soils and Plant Nutrition    3 Units

Same As: PLTS 310
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: HORT 300 or PLTS 300
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a basic knowledge of the physical, chemical, and biological properties of soils. The course includes factors of: fundamental soil properties, soil and plant relationships, principles of soil formation, fertilizers and soil management, salinity, pH, erosion management, and non-agricultural uses. This course is the same as PLTS 310, and only one may be taken for credit. See Cross-Listed Courses in the catalog.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
T         06:00PM-07:30PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101          21227 
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T         07:40PM-09:30PM LAB D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101            
The lab for this class includes 3 Saturday meetings TBA. Times for the Saturday class will be 9:00-1:50PM.


HORT 306    Plant Materials II    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 spring and/or summer seasons.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         06:00PM-07:30PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101          32222 
Textbook
W         07:40PM-09:40PM LAB D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101            
The lab for this class includes 3 Saturday classes TBA. The Saturday classes will meet 9:00 - 1:50PM.


HORT 312    Plant Propagation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: HORT 300.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Plant Propagation is a study and practice of the sexual and asexual reproduction of landscape plant species. The emphasis of Horticulture 312 will be on the preparation and use of propagating and planting mediums, planting, transplanting, fertilizing, propagation facility pest and disease control, propagation structure utilization and site layout. Additional topics include the maintenance of common tools and equipment, and the laws and regulations pertaining to plant propagation and nursery production.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
M         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101          31610 
Textbook
M         08:05PM-10:10PM LAB D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101            
The lab for this class includes 4 Saturday classes TBA. Times for the Saturday class will be 9:00-2:10PM.


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, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      22039 
Textbook
All students enrolling in the above class 22039 must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Tuesday from 12:30 - 1:20PM in BS-163.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      19607 Textbook
The above number 19607 is an online course. Web address: http://elearning.losrios.edu
Students are required to attend one of the on ground orientations listed below: Saturday January 16th 9:00 am - 11:00am BS-160
Friday January 22nd 7:00 - 9:00pm BS-160    
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      22085 Textbook
All students enrolled in the above class 22085 must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Wednesday from 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm in Room BS-147.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      21651 Textbook
The above number 21651 is an online course. Web address: http://elearning.losrios.edu Students are required to attend one of the on ground orientations listed below: Saturday January 16th 9:00 am - 11:00am BS-160
Friday January 22nd 7:00 - 9:00pm BS-160     
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      19603 Textbook
The above number 19603 is an online course. Web address: http://elearning.losrios.edu Students are required to attend the on ground orientation listed :
Friday February 19th 7:00 - 9:00pm BS-160
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 20-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      19605 Textbook
The above number 19605 is a Hybrid class.
All students enrolled in this class must participate in Online lectures.
AND participate in 4 mandatory class meetings Saturdays from 9:00am - 11:00am in Room BS-160.
Meeting dates will be Saturday, March 20th, March 27, April 17th, and May 15th.
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to an IBM type PC computer with the following minimum requirements:
1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: July 30, 2010