Spring 2019 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 UC/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 19-May 22

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Online class. Online Orientation.
Enrolled students and students on Wait List must e-mail instructor David Andrews by January 11, 2019 at
andrewd@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
High School Articulation with Elk Grove Unified School District, Elk Grove Adult & Community Education.


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; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
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. (C-ID AG - PS 128L)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

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This course is the same as PLTS 310. Only one course (either HORT 302 or PLTS 310) may be taken for credit.


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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

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T08:00PM-10:05PMLABD.AndrewsCRC MAIN NTB 111
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This course is the same as PLTS 332. Only one course (either PLTS 332 or Hort 303) may be taken for credit. 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. Saturday lab dates will be finalized at the first class meeting. Attendance will be taken at the beginning and end of each class and laboratory session. Information will be available at the first class meeting.


HORT 313    Sustainable Agriculture    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a comprehensive study of sustainable agriculture that addresses many environmental and social concerns while providing innovative and economically viable techniques for growers. It integrates the theoretical aspects of sustainable agriculture, principles and practices with field-based laboratory and participatory learning of sustainable agriculture practices. This course may include field trips.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

M11:00AM-01:10PMLECD.AndrewsCRC MAIN NTB 11115790Textbook
W11:00AM-02:05PMLABD.AndrewsCRC MAIN Greenhouse

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 19-May 22

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W07:30PM-08:35PMLABD.AndrewsCRC MAIN Greenhouse
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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 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. The Saturday lab date will be finalized at the second class meeting. Attendance will be taken at the beginning and end of the 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, Jan 19-May 22

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Online class. Required attendance at one of the following on-campus orientations:
Friday, January 25th, 9:00 - 11:15 AM
Friday, January 25th, 11:45 AM - 2 PM
Monday, January 28th, 6:30 - 8:45 PM
All orientations will be held in WIN 106 on the CRC main campus. Class login at
http://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
 

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 05-May 22

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Online class. Required attendance at the on-campus Orientation: Tuesday, March 5th from 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM in WIN 106 on the CRC Main Campus. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
 

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: December 14, 2018