Horticulture (HOR)

Horticulture (HOR)

180, 181, 280, 281, 380, 381, 480, 481 Practicum
Allows the student to gain firsthand experience and knowledge of procedures and practices common to the field by providing service to program, college, business, and/or the community.  Repeated for up to 8 credits, assuming a range of experiences.  Prerequisite: AGR 110. Pass/Fail
Forty-five service hours, one credit.

195, 196, 295, 296, 395, 396, 495, 496 Independent Research

Under faculty supervision, students will design and carry out a vigorous scientific study of a specific problem in agriculture.  Written and oral presentations of the research are required.  Prerequisites: Prerequisite coursework and skills determined by individual instructors.
One to three credits.

219 Introduction to Horticulture
An introduction to the principles and practices of horticulture, including the production, harvesting, storage, marketing, utilization, and improvement of fruits, vegetables, ornamentals, and other specialized plants.  Prerequisite: BIO 202
Six hours, four credits.

321 Plant Propagation
Explores plant propagation by seed, cottage, and graftage, covering scion/stock relationship, stock production for woody and herbaceous plants, and other practices employed in greenhouses and nurseries in increase of plants.  Also includes study of specialized propagation by cell and tissue culture.  Prerequisites: BIO 202.
Five hours, three credits.

390, 490 Special Topics in Horticulture
Specifically designed for Agriculture Sciences majors with an emphasis in Horticulture to be able to design an independent study class in a specialized field that is not normally in the schedule.
One to four hours credit.

410 Greenhouse Management
Studies construction, maintenance, and utilization of greenhouses, and includes the management of the internal and external environment of these structures.  Prerequisite: HOR 219.
Six hours, four credits.

411 Landscape Design and Management
Explains relationships of plants and other aspects of the landscape, particularly concerned with inhabited areas including dwellings, commercial and public institutions, athletic areas, etc., and considers plants in landscape design.  Also studies characteristics and utilization of turf and covers for lawns, athletic fields, golf courses, cemeteries, parks, highways, and airfields.  Prerequisite: HOR 219.
Six hours, four credits.

415 Plant Diseases
Studies plant disease development and control with applications in agronomy, horticulture, forestry, and natural areas and covers both organismal and environmental factors of disease.  Prerequisite: BIO 202.
Six hours, four credits.

418 Plant Pest Management
Treats the biology, classification, ecology, and damage of important arthropod, weed, and vertebrate pests of forest, field, and nursery and emphasizes development and use of integrated controls, both economic and environmental.  Prerequisite: AGY 301, AGY 315, or ESC 211.
Six hours, four credits.