SRJC Course Outlines

12/4/2020 12:27:51 PMVIT 150 Course Outline as of Spring 2011

Terminated Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  VIT 150Title:  BAS VIT SPANISH SPEAKERS  
Full Title:  Basic Viticulture for Spanish Speakers
Last Reviewed:4/19/2004

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled2.009 max.Lecture Scheduled18.00
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total18.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  36.00Total Student Learning Hours: 54.00 

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:  AG 281.37

Catalog Description:
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Basic principles of plant growth, physiology, and anatomy as they pertain to grapevines. Fundamentals of irrigation, fertilization, and pest management will be discussed. Class will be taught in Spanish.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Basic principles of plant growth, physiology, and anatomy as they pertain to grapevines. Fundamentals of irrigation, fertilization, and pest management will be discussed. Class will be taught in Spanish.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Students will:
1.  Identify the reasons for correct irrigation scheduling.
2.  Identify the proper methods of correctly propagating grapevines.
3.  Correctly calibrate a sprayer for applying pesticides.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Propagation, rootstocks, varieties, and clones.
2.  Pruning techniques, trellising, and canopy management.
3.  Basic physiology - how a vine grows, function of vine parts, and basic
   anatomy.
4.  Irrigation and frost protection.
5.  Fertilization/fertigation techniques.
6.  Pest management - pest and disease identification.
7.  Soils - physical and chemical nature.
8.  Cultural practices and their effect on quality.
9.  Safety and farm machinery.

Assignments:
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1.  Read instructor prepared handouts on related topics.
2.  Demonstrate ability to identify pests.
3.  Name and describe the various parts of a grapevine.
4.  Correctly operate fertigation equipment.

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
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
25 - 40%
Quizzes
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
35 - 50%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor will use prepared handouts, as there are no viticulture books
available in Spanish.

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