SRJC Course Outlines

7/6/2022 2:53:08 PMHORT 50.2 Course Outline as of Fall 2002

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CATALOG INFORMATION

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

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled3.009 max.Lecture Scheduled27.00
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total27.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  54.00Total Student Learning Hours: 81.00 

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: 

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. Guest speakers and industry field trips included.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Exploration into career opportunities, professional organizations, and required skills within the horticulture industry, including the nursery, landscape and floriculture trades. Guest speakers and industry field trips included.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
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: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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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. Evaluate 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. Evaluate horticulture industry occupations and their employment
  requirements.
9. Describe the common growing structures, greenhouse types, and glazings
10.Describe the basic parts of a greenhouse.
11.Construct a basic floral design.
12.Explain the cut flower conditioning process.
13.Evaluate other green industry occupations and their employment
  requirements (may include turf, arboriculture, horticultural therapy,
  education, consultation).
14.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. Chapter reviews.
2. Worksheets for videos and lectures.

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%
Written homework, Essay exams
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Homework problems, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 10%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 60%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
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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Ornamental Horticulture: Science, Operations & Management. DelMar 2001.
Instructor prepared materials.

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