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HORT 1010 INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURE (1) LEC. 1. Introduces scientific and practical aspects of pomology, olericulture, floriculture and landscape horticulture. Also presents the broad scope of career opportunities in the field of horticultural science. Fall.

HORT 2010 FRUIT AND NUT PRODUCTION (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Introductory course in cultural practices and economics associated with commercial fruit and nut production. Fall.

HORT 2020 HORTICULTURE CROP PRODUCTION (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. BIOL 1010 or BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037. Techniques of plant propagation and cultural methods for successful fruit and vegetable production. Fall.

HORT 2030 VEGETABLE PRODUCTION (3) LEC. 3. Principles, practices, establishment, production, maintenance, harvesting, storage and marketing of commercial vegetable crops.

HORT 2040/2043 ORGANIC GARDENING (3) LEC. 3. Principles, production practices, maintenance, harvesting and marketing of organically and traditionally home-grown vegetables.

HORT 2050/2053 FOOD FOR THOUGHT (3) LEC. 3. Study of history of food plants, including their impact on world culture, variety of uses, economic botany, production systems, and impact on societies. Fall.

HORT 2060 HYDROPONICS: PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES OF SOILLESS PLANT PRODUCTION (3) LEC. 3. This course is a survey of the science of hydroponic plant production and is focused on commercial and home vegetable crop production. Specific topics include plant growth and nutrition in hydroponic growing systems, challenges and opportunities, and system design.

HORT 2210 LANDSCAPE GARDENING (4) LEC. 2. LAB. 4. Principles of landscape gardening applied to residential and small-scale commercial grounds. Involves plant identification and use, basic landscape design, and landscape installation and management concepts. Summer and Fall.

HORT 2240 PLANT PROPAGATION (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. P/C BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037. Basic principles and practices involved in the propagation of horticulture plants. Departmental approval. Fall and Spring.

HORT 2250 ART OF FLORAL DESIGN (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Basic art principles and design elements and their use with flowers and foliage; history and utilization of flowers within society.

HORT 3000 GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF HORTICULTURAL PLANTS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037) and CHEM 1030. Growth and development of plants with concepts applied to the practice of Horticultural Science. Summer and Fall.

HORT 3110 PLANTS AND PEOPLE: A HISTORY OF GARDENS IN CULTURAL CONTEXT (3) LEC. 3. Heritage and traditions influencing the development of public and private garden styles, context, and function including cultural expressions, plant use, and impact of noted designers and horticulturists throughout history.

HORT 3210 SMALL TREES, SHRUBS AND VINES (4) LEC. 2. LAB. 6. Pr. (BIOL 1020 or BIOL 1027) and (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037). Identification, culture and landscape use of small trees, shrubs and vines. Spring and Summer.

HORT 3220 ARBORICULTURE (4) LEC. 2. LAB. 6. Pr. BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037. Identification, culture and use of ornamental trees in landscape plantings. Departmental approval. Fall.

HORT 3280 LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION (3) LEC. 3. LAB. 4. Principles and practices used in the interpretation and implementation of landscape construction and planting plans. Fall.

HORT 3800 CAREERS IN HORTICULTURE (1) LEC. 1. SU. Current developments and career opportunities in horticulture. Fall.

HORT 3840 STUDY/TRAVEL IN HORTICULTURE (1-10) AAB/FLD. Study of horticultural or fruit and vegetable science, landscape design, nursery and greenhouse management in U.S. or international location. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 10 credit hours.

HORT 3920 HORTICULTURE INTERNSHIP (4) INT. 4. Practical on-the-job training for selected commercial horticultural companies. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit hours.

HORT 3950 CAREERS IN HORTICULTURE (1) LEC. 1. SU. Current developments and career opportunities in horticulture. Fall.

HORT 4000 PESTICIDE MGT IN HORT (3) LEC. 3. Pr. ENTM 4020 and (PLPA 3000 or PLPA 3003). Proper management of pesticides in horticulture; decision making skills in relation to control strategies; environmental issues relevant to horticulture; safety considerations; scouting and application techniques. Fall.

HORT 4100 HERBACEOUS ORNAMENTALS (4) LEC. 2. LAB. 4. Pr. (BIOL 1020 or BIOL 1027) and (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037). Identification, culture, and use of herbaceous annuals and perennials, bulbs, herbs, and ornamental grasses. Consideration of flower bed and border preparation, care and maintenance. Spring and Summer.

HORT 4250 INTERMEDIATE FRUIT & VEG PROD (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (HORT 2040 or HORT 2043) or HORT 2030. Intermediate horticulture course in which students apply knowledge gained in the classroom to hands-on fruit and vegetable gardening practices.

HORT 4270 INTERMEDIATE LANDSCAPE DESIGN (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 4. Pr. HORT 3210 or HORT 3220 or HORT 4100. Human nature, art and technology and their influence on landscape design.

HORT 4280 ADVANCED LANDSCAPE DESIGN (3) LEC. 1. LAB. 4. Pr. HORT 4270. Continuation of HORT 4270 with an emphasis on design projects. Fall.

HORT 4300 COMP AIDED PLANTING DESIGN (3) LEC. 3. Graphic concepts relating to spatial visualization and communication and project cost estimation using computer aided drafting and project management software developed for landscape professionals. Spring.

HORT 4930 DIRECTED STUDIES (1-3) AAB/IND. Departmental approval. Directed Studies related to research, teaching or outreach educational programs in Horticulture. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

HORT 4967 HONORS SPECIAL PROBLEMS (1-3) LEC. Pr. Honors College. Departmental approval. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit hours.

HORT 4970 SPECIAL TOPICS (3) IND. 3. Principles, methods and techniques for understanding various horticultural disciplines. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

HORT 4980 UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH (2-4) IND. Departmental approval. Directed research in the area of specialty within the department. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 4 credit hours.

HORT 4997 HONORS THESIS (1-3) LEC. Pr. Honors College. Departmental approval. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit hours.

HORT 5110 TREE FRUIT CULTURE (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Pr. HORT 3000. Manipulation of growth and development of tree fruit crops by cultural methods. Departmental approval. Summer, odd years. May count either HORT 5110 or HORT 6110.

HORT 5120 SMALL FRUIT AND PECAN CULTURE (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Pr. HORT 3000. Principles and practices involved in the production and marketing of small fruits and pecans. Departmental approval. Spring.

HORT 5130 SUSTAINABLE VEGETABLE CROP PRODUCTION (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037) and HORT 3000. Best management practices and quality of vegetable crops. Departmental approval. Spring.

HORT 5140 POST-HARVEST BIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. (PLPA 3000 or PLPA 3003) and HORT 3000. Physiological changes occurring in fruits, vegetables and other horticultural products after harvest. Departmental approval. Spring.

HORT 5150 RETAIL GARDEN CENTER MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. HORT 3210 or HORT 3220 or Departmental approval. The following topics will be covered: financing, location, design, stocking, selling, personnel management, advertising and maintaining plants. May count either HORT 5150 or HORT 6150.

HORT 5210 LANDSCAPE BIDDING, INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Pr. (CSES 2040 or CSES 2043) or (AGRN 2040 or AGRN 2043) and (PLPA 3000 or PLPA 3003). Principles and practices of the bidding, installation and maintenance of commercial and residential landscapes. Spring.

HORT 5220 GREENHOUSE MANAGEMENT SCIENCE (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. HORT 3000 and CHEM 1030 and HORT 2240 and (CSES 2040 or CSES 2043) or (AGRN 2040 or AGRN 2043). Management, culture and economics of commercial greenhouse production. Fall.

HORT 5230 NURSERY MANAGEMENT (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 4. Pr. HORT 2240 and HORT 3000. Factors affecting plant production. Environmental issues related to facilities design and pesticide and nutrient management. Departmental approval. Fall.

HORT 5240 PUBLIC GARDEN MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 1. LAB. 2. Understanding personnel structure and responsibilities; plant care and management; and the educational, entertainment, and conservation missions of public gardens.

HORT 5280 ADVANCED LANDSCAPE DESIGN (3) LEC. 5. Pr. HORT 4270. Departmental approval. Continuation of HORT 4270 with an emphasis on design projects.

HORT 5910 HORTICULTURE PRACTICUM (4) LEC. 1. LAB. 6. Practical application of a broad range of horticultural subject-matter knowledge and skills. May count either HORT 5910 or HORT 6910. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit hours.

HORT 6110 TREE FRUIT CULTURE (2) LEC. 2. Pr. HORT 3000. Manipulation of growth and development of tree fruit crops by cultural methods. Departmental approval. Summer, odd years.

HORT 6120 SMALL FRUIT AND PECAN CULTURE (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Pr. BIOL 3100 and BIOL 3101. Principles and practices involved in the production and marketing of small fruits and pecans. Departmental approval. Spring, even years.

HORT 6130 SUSTAINABLE VEGETABLE CROP PRODUCTION (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Pr. HORT 3000. Advanced course in best management practices and quality of vegetable crops. Departmental approval. Spring.

HORT 6140 POST-HARVEST BIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Pr. (PLPA 3000 or PLPA 3003) and HORT 3000. Physiological changes occurring in fruits, vegetables and other horticultural products after harvest. Spring.

HORT 6150 RETAIL GARDEN CENTER MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. HORT 3210 or HORT 3220. Departmental approval. Topics included: financing, location, design, stocking, selling, personnel management, advertising, and maintaining plants. Graduate students will evaluate garden centers and provide feedback for improvement.

HORT 6210 LANDSCAPE BIDDING, INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Pr. (CSES 2040 or CSES 2043) and (PLPA 3000 or PLPA 3003) or (AGRN 2040 or AGRN 2043). Principles and practices of the bidding, installation and maintenance of commercial and residential landscapes. Spring.

HORT 6220 GREENHOUSE MANAGEMENT SCIENCE (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. HORT 3000 and CHEM 1030 and HORT 2240 and (CSES 2040 or CSES 2043) or (AGRN 2040 or AGRN 2043). Management, culture and economics of commercial greenhouse production. Fall.

HORT 6230 NURSERY MANAGEMENT (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 4. Pr. HORT 2240 and HORT 3000. Factors affecting plant production. Environmental issues related to facilities design and pesticide and nutrient management. Departmental approval. Fall.

HORT 6240 PUBLIC GARDEN MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 1. LAB. 2. Understanidng personnel structure and responsiblities; plant care and management; and the educational, entertainment, and conservation missions of public garddens.

HORT 6280 ADVANCED LANDSCAPE DESIGN (3) LEC. 5. Pr. HORT 4270. Departmental approval. Continuation of HORT 4270 with an emphasis on design projects.

HORT 6910 HORTICULTURE PRACTICUM (4) LEC. 1. LAB. 6. Practical application of a broad range of horticultural subject-matter knowledge and skills. May count either HORT 5910 or HORT 6910. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit hours.

HORT 7010 EXPERIMENTAL METHODS IN HORTICULTURE (4) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Principles and methodologies of horticultural research, experimental design, preparation of project and grant proposals, and development of publication skills. Departmental approval. Fall.

HORT 7040 ADVANCED GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF HORTICULTURAL PLANTS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (HORT 3000 or BIOL 3100) and BIOL 3101. Plant growth and development from seed germination, through maturity and senescence. Summer, even years.

HORT 7050 NUTRITIONAL REQUIREMENTS OF HORTICULTURAL PLANTS (3) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. HORT 3000. Nutritional requirements of horticulture crops and factors affecting these requirements. Departmental approval. Summer, odd years.

HORT 7070 PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY (4) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. BIOL 3000 or BIOL 3003. Plant biotechnology, including plant tissue culture technologies and genetic transformation and applications to horticultural crop improvement. Departmental approval. Spring, odd years.

HORT 7080 ENVIRONMENTAL PLANT STRESS (3) LEC. 4. Pr. HORT 3000. Departmental approval. Mechanisms related to adaptation of plants to environmental stresses.

HORT 7840 GRADUATE STUDY/TRAVEL IN HORTICULTURE (1-4) LEC. Departmental approval. Programmed activities to enhance national/international awareness and enable students to understand horticultural practices in diverse areas. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit hours.

HORT 7850 URBAN FORESTRY SEMINAR (1) LEC. 3. SU. Presentation and discussion of research, scientific papers and issues related to urban forestry establishment, care and planning. Credit will not be given for HORT 7850 and FORY 7850.

HORT 7920 GRADUATE INTERNSHIP (1-4) INT. Departmental approval. Supervised professional experience in horticulture

HORT 7950 SEMINAR (1) SEM. SU. Graduate students are required to attend all seminars. Course may be repeated with change in topics.

HORT 7960 SPECIAL PROBLEMS (1-3) IND. 3. Conferences, problems and assigned readings in horticulture. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

HORT 7970 SPECIAL TOPICS IN HORTICULTURE (1-3) LEC. Principles, methods and techniques involved in gaining an understanding of different horticultural disciplines. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit hours.

HORT 7990 RESEARCH AND THESIS (1-10) MST. Course may be repeated with change in topics.

HORT 8990 RESEARCH AND DISSERTATION (1-10) DSR. Course may be repeated with change in topics.