SRJC Course Outlines

10/28/2020 11:29:21 AMHORT 50.2 Course Outline as of Fall 2016

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  HORT 50.2Title:  HORT INDUSTRY & CAREERS  
Full Title:  Horticulture Industry and Careers
Last Reviewed:12/14/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 78.75 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Exploration into career opportunities, professional organizations, and required skills within the horticulture industry, including nursery, landscape, and floriculture trades.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Exploration into career opportunities, professional organizations, and required skills within the horticulture industry, including nursery, landscape, and floriculture trades.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2002Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.   Identify and describe career opportunities and professional organizations in the horticulture industry.
2.   Demonstrate skills required for the horticulture industry, including nursery, landscape, and floriculture trades.
 

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Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1.   Describe the values, themes, methods, and history of the horticultural industry.
2.   Identify landscape industry occupations and their employment requirements.
3.   Categorize the proper planting techniques for a variety of plants.
4.   Prepare landscape documents using common landscape drafting techniques, including lettering and symbolization.
5.   Identify nursery industry occupations and their employment requirements.
6.   Evaluate common nursery classifications and their functions.
7.   Explain differences between field and container growth and production systems.
8.   Describe the common growing structures, greenhouse types, and glazings.
9.   Describe the basic parts of a greenhouse.
10.  Construct a basic floral design.
11.  Explain the cut flower conditioning process.
12.  Identify other green industry occupations and their employment requirements (may include turf, arboriculture, horticultural therapy, education, consultation).
13.  Compile a survey of professional horticulture (greens) industry organizations.

Topics and Scope
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I. Orientation to the values, themes, methods, and history of the horticultural industry
II. Landscape careers
    A. Design
    B. Installation
    C. Maintenance
III. Nursery careers
    A. Wholesale
    B. Retail
IV. Floriculture careers
    A. Production
    B. Floral design
V. Other (may include):
    A. Arboriculture
    B. Turf
    C. Horticultural therapy
    D. Consultation
    E. Extension service
    F. Education
VI. Field and container growth and production systems
VII. Common growing structures
VIII. Cut flower conditioning process
IX. Professional organizations

Assignments:
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1. Read 10 to 20 pages per week and do chapter review worksheets
2. Worksheets for videos and lectures
3. Two to three quizzes and final exam
4. Demonstration and practice of horticulture skills

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 30%
Worksheets and chapter reviews
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Worksheets
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 10%
Demonstration and practice of horticulture skills
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 60%
Quizzes and Final Exam to include multiple choice, true/false, matching items, completion, and essay
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 5%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Ornamental Horticulture, Science, Operations & Management. DelMar, 2010.
Instructor prepared materials

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