Spring 2012 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, Jan 14-May 16
M         10:00AM-01:20PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101          14192 
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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 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, Jan 14-May 16
T         10:00AM-11:20AM LAB D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101          19762 
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 302    Soils , Soil Management, and Plant Nutrition    3 Units

Same As: PLTS 310
Prerequisite: HORT 300 or PLTS 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to UC/CSU, Green Course Green Course
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. Field trips may be required. 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 14-May 16
T         06:00PM-07:40PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101          15001 
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T         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 laboratory and field soil analysis and soil management. Meetings are 9:00 a.m.-1:40 p.m. 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 304    Horticulture Business Practices    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the business practices common and specific to the various types of horticultural enterprises. Topics include starting a small horticulture business, business structure, licensing and certification, liability and insurance, employee hiring and management practices, working with local, state, and federal agencies, identifying target markets, and marketing horticultural products and services. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101          19763 
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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, Jan 14-May 16
M         06:00PM-07:35PM LEC D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101          19767 
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M         07:45PM-09:25PM LAB D.Andrews            CRC MAIN Ag 101            
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Andrews             TBA TBA                   
Students must attend 5 hours of Saturday lab activities scheduled around the hands-on practical application of irrigation systems. Meeting is 9:00 a.m.-1:40 p.m. 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, Jan 14-May 16
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 163          15256 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 15256 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14374 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, January 21, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.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             CRC MAIN Online          14375 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 20, 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

W         12:00PM-12:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN P 132           15279 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 15279 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          15144 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 20, 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, Feb 11-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14373 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, February 11, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.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

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: March 16, 2012