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Horticulture

Missouri residents, see Reverse Cooperative Information

HORT 115 - Home Horticulture

This course provides basic knowledge for the design and management of home lawns, flower and vegetable gardens, and landscape trees and shrubs. Students will learn basic plant anatomy and physiology concepts; how to recognize some common plant deficiency symptoms; the use of fertilizers and pesticides; identification of some common trees, shrubs and garden plants; and the major considerations of good landscape design. 1 hr. lecture, 2 hrs. lab/wk.

Credit Hours: 2

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
11796 001 F2F ----F-- 01:00-02:05 PM 01/23/15-04/12/15 HSC 121 Fike T 20 of 24
Lab ----F-- 02:15-03:59 PM 01/23/15-04/12/15 HSC 124    

HORT 201 - Introduction to Horticultural Science

This is an introduction to the principles and practices of horticultural plant systems. Plant structure and function will be discussed, along with the effects of environmental factors on plant growth. General cultural practices will be described, including pest control, mineral nutrition and plant propagation. 3 hrs. lecture, 2 hrs. lab/wk.

Credit Hours: 4

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
11799 050 F2F -T----- 06:00-08:50 PM 01/20/15-05/22/15 HSC 121 Seckinger G 17 of 24
Lab ---R--- 06:00-07:50 PM 01/22/15-05/22/15 HSC 121    

HORT 205 - Plant Propagation

This course provides basic knowledge of the art and science of sexual and asexual methods of propagating plants. Students study the processes of seed development, seed dormancy, germination, root initiation and grafting. Students will learn basic seed sowing, cutting and grafting skills. The students will be able to demonstrate the selection of appropriate propagation methods and choose the proper environmental conditions necessary to achieve successful propagation of seeds or cuttings. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab/wk.

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisite: HORT 201 or department approval

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
11800 050 F2F --W---- 06:00-07:50 PM 01/21/15-05/22/15 HSC 121 Seckinger G 20 of 24
Lab M------ 06:00-08:50 PM 01/26/15-05/22/15 HSC 124    
Fee: $50.00
11801 380 HYB ------- - 01/20/15-04/12/15 Online Sreedhar L 14 of 24
Lab ------- - 01/20/15-04/12/15 Online    
----F-- 10:00-10:50 AM 01/23/15-04/12/15 HSC 121    
Lab ----F-- 11:00-12:50 PM 01/23/15-04/12/15 HSC 124    
Fee: $50.00

HORT 215 - Woody Plants II, Evergreens

This course places emphasis on identification, ornamental characteristics, site requirements and use of evergreen trees and shrubs and flowering shrubs with special emphasis on the cultivated varieties in climatic zones 5 and 6. Plant uses and seasonal effects and influences that affect plant choices will be taught. This course will assist the grounds maintenance employee, landscaper and garden center employee in identifying plant materials used in the landscape. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab/wk.

Credit Hours: 3

Associated Costs: $10

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
11802 001 F2F M------ 06:00-08:50 PM 01/26/15-04/19/15 HSC 121 Elder T 19 of 24
Lab --W---- 06:00-08:50 PM 01/28/15-04/19/15 HSC 124    
11803 380 HYB Lab M------ 12:00-02:50 PM 01/26/15-04/19/15 HSC 121 Boyce B 13 of 24
------- - 01/26/15-04/19/15 Online    

HORT 225 - Plant Problems

This course is a broad-spectrum overview of plant insects, diseases and nutrition. Students will look at plants to identify the common characteristics found when diagnosing plant problems. Identification, treatment and treatment alternatives will be considered to help customers make diagnostic decisions for the use of chemicals and integrated pest management techniques (IPM). 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab/wk.

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: HORT 214 and HORT 220 or department approval

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
11805 380 HYB ------- - 01/20/15-04/12/15 Online Sreedhar L 19 of 24
Lab ------- - 01/20/15-04/12/15 Online    
--W---- 10:00-10:50 AM 01/21/15-04/12/15 HSC 121    
Lab --W---- 11:00-12:50 PM 01/21/15-04/12/15 HSC 121    

HORT 240 - Turfgrass II

This course is a continuation of turfgrass I (HORT 140). Topics include green construction, top dressing, sprayer calibration, management programs (e.g., setting up a lawn care program) and the influence environment has on turfgrass growth. 2 hrs. lecture 2 hrs. lab/wk.

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisite: HORT 140

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
12883 380 HYB ------- - 02/02/15-05/17/15 Online St John R 11 of 12
Lab ------- - 02/02/15-05/17/15 Online    
Lab -----S- 08:00-02:00 PM 04/18/15-04/18/15 HSC 121    
Lab -----S- 08:00-02:00 PM 05/02/15-05/02/15 HSC 121    

HORT 245 - Commercial Crop Production

This course is designed to familiarize Market Farmers with the plant materials and production of crops grown in the Market Farming industry. This course will help answer questions about varieties of plants to grow, establishment, growth, harvesting and post-harvesting of crop, varieties of plants to grow. Students will become familiar with different marketing options and good record keeping. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

Note: This course is part of the sequence for the Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship Certificate.

Credit Hours: 3

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
11807 350 ONLNE ------- - 02/02/15-05/22/15 Online Shafer S 10 of 12

HORT 260 - Horticulture Soils

This course covers soil components as well as the physical, chemical and biological properties of soils that affect plant growth. Emphasis will be placed on horticultural substrates and urban soils and their applications. 2 hrs. lecture, 2 hrs. lab/wk.

Credit Hours: 3

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
11809 001 F2F Lab -T----- 10:00-11:50 AM 01/20/15-05/22/15 HSC 124 Stevens A 9 of 24
---R--- 10:00-11:50 AM 01/22/15-05/22/15 HSC 121    

HORT 265 - Landscape Construction

This course will cover the theories, principles and practices used in the interpretation and implementation of landscape construction. It will include site planning and preparation, safety principles, tool use and identification, landscape and construction materials, job bid development and project management. Construction projects in the class will vary by semester. 2 hrs. lecture, 2 hrs. lab/wk.

Credit Hours: 3

Associated Costs: $30

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
11810 001 F2F -T----- 01:00-02:50 PM 01/20/15-05/22/15 PA 144 Stevens A 22 of 24
Lab -T----- 03:00-04:50 PM 01/20/15-05/22/15 HSC 121    
Fee: $100.00

HORT 270 - Horticulture Internship

Student should be able to apply classroom knowledge to an actual work situation. The internship will provide students on-the-job experience under the supervision of professionals in the Horticultural industry. The work will be developed cooperatively with area employers, college staff and each student to provide a job experience in the area of their horticultural focus and career goals. 20 hrs field study

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisite: Department approval

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
11811 500 INT ------- - 01/20/15-05/22/15 Sreedhar L 10 of 10

HORT 274 - Sustainable Agriculture Spring Practicum

Through practical experience complemented by lectures and discussions, students will gain exposure to a broad range of tasks facing the market farmer during the winter and early spring seasons. This includes production and marketing of winter crops and planning and production of spring and summer crops in high tunnels and open field and marketing these spring crops. Topics include production planning, planting, integrated crop management, harvest and postharvest practices, marketing through various channels, tools and equipment, soil fertility management, and record keeping. Practicum activities will integrate with other courses in this market farming certificate program. Students will learn both conventional and organic production techniques. Entrepreneurship will be emphasized throughout. 7 hrs practicum/wk.

Note: This course is part of the sequence for the Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship Certificate.

Credit Hours: 2

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
11812 500 INT -T----- 01:00-03:50 PM 01/20/15-05/22/15 HSC 124 Shafer S 18 of 20
Fee: $50.00
Note! The last day to withdraw from a full-semester course with a ‘W’ or to request a pass/fail grade option is Nov. 17.

Horticulture

Missouri residents, see Reverse Cooperative Information

HORT 115 - Home Horticulture

This course provides basic knowledge for the design and management of home lawns, flower and vegetable gardens, and landscape trees and shrubs. Students will learn basic plant anatomy and physiology concepts; how to recognize some common plant deficiency symptoms; the use of fertilizers and pesticides; identification of some common trees, shrubs and garden plants; and the major considerations of good landscape design. 1 hr. lecture, 2 hrs. lab/wk.

Credit Hours: 2

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
82260 001 F2F ----F-- 01:00-01:59 PM 09/05/14-12/12/14 HSC 121 Fike T Closed
Lab ----F-- 02:00-03:59 PM 09/05/14-12/12/14 HSC 124    

HORT 135 - Landscape Design

The course is designed to familiarize students with aspects of landscape design. Students will analyze the site and preferences of the client and complete a landscape design following basic design principles. Students will learn presentation graphics, hand lettering techniques, and how to make a hand drawing to scale. Note: Plant material courses (HORT 214, HORT 215, HORT 220) could be helpful for this course but are not required. 2 hrs. lecture, 2 hrs. lab/wk.

Credit Hours: 3

Associated Costs: $30

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
82261 001 F2F -T----- 06:00-07:50 PM 08/19/14-12/12/14 SCI 125 Stevens A Closed
Lab -T----- 08:00-09:50 PM 08/19/14-12/12/14 SCI 125    

HORT 140 - Turfgrass I

The basics of turfgrass identification, selection, use and care will be covered. The emphasis will be on efficient management of soil and turf on large or small grounds. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to demonstrate their ability to properly identify the major categories of turfgrass; establish and maintain turfgrass; identify turfgrass pests; and develop a pest control fertilizer program. Irrigation systems, their maintenance and repair will also be discussed. 2 hrs. lecture, 2 hrs. lab/wk.

Credit Hours: 3

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
82262 001 F2F M------ 10:00-11:50 AM 08/18/14-12/12/14 HSC 121 Ryan L Closed
Lab --W---- 10:00-11:50 AM 08/20/14-12/12/14 HSC 121    

HORT 201 - Introduction to Horticultural Science

This is an introduction to the principles and practices of horticultural plant systems. Plant structure and function will be discussed, along with the effects of environmental factors on plant growth. General cultural practices will be described, including pest control, mineral nutrition and plant propagation. 3 hrs. lecture, 2 hrs. lab/wk.

Credit Hours: 4

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
82264 001 F2F Lab -----S- 09:00-11:50 AM 08/23/14-12/12/14 HSC 124 Seckinger G Closed
-----S- 01:00-02:50 PM 08/23/14-12/12/14 HSC 121    
82265 380 HYB ------- - 08/18/14-12/12/14 Online Sreedhar L Closed
----F-- 10:00-10:50 AM 08/22/14-12/12/14 HSC 121    
Lab ----F-- 11:00-12:50 PM 08/22/14-12/12/14 HSC 124    

HORT 214 - Woody Plants I, Deciduous

The class places emphasis on identification, ornamental characters, site requirements, and use of woody ornamental deciduous trees and shrubs with special emphasis on the cultivated varieties in climatic zones 5 and 6. Plant uses and seasonal effects and influences that affect plant choices will be also be taught. This course will assist the grounds maintenance employee, landscaper, and garden center employee in identifying plant materials used in the landscape. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab/wk.

Credit Hours: 3

Associated Costs: $10

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
82266 380 HYB ------- - 08/18/14-11/09/14 Online Sreedhar L Closed
Lab --W---- 12:00-02:59 PM 08/20/14-11/09/14 HSC 121    

HORT 220 - Herbaceous Plants

This course will focus on the identification, ornamental characters, culture, propagation, and use of herbaceous perennials, bulbs, ground covers, vines and annuals. This course will assist the grounds maintenance employee, landscaper, and garden center employee in identifying and selecting herbaceous plant materials with additional emphasis on uses and maintenance of these plants when used in the landscape. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab/wk.

Credit Hours: 3

Associated Costs: $10

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
82267 001 F2F M------ 06:00-07:50 PM 08/18/14-12/12/14 HSC 121 Seckinger G Closed
Lab --W---- 06:00-08:50 PM 08/20/14-12/12/14 HSC 124    
Fee: $50.00
82269 380 HYB Lab M------ 01:00-03:59 PM 08/18/14-11/09/14 HSC 121 Boyce B Closed
------- - 08/18/14-11/09/14 Online    
Fee: $50.00

HORT 235 - Landscape Maintenance and Techniques

This course is designed to familiarize students with the principles and techniques involved in landscape maintenance including pruning techniques, fertilization, irrigation, spray schedules and weed control. Installation and maintenance of annual and perennial plant material is examined. In addition, the student will learn to design preventive strategies and identify and examine disease and insect damage. The students will learn how to maintain good customer relations. 2 hrs. lecture, 2 hrs. lab/wk.

Credit Hours: 3

Associated Costs: $30

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
82270 001 F2F -T----- 02:00-03:59 PM 08/19/14-11/09/14 HSC 121 St John R Closed
Lab -T----- 04:00-05:59 PM 08/19/14-11/09/14 HSC 124    

HORT 245 - Commercial Crop Production

This course is designed to familiarize Market Farmers with the plant materials and production of crops grown in the Market Farming industry. This course will help answer questions about varieties of plants to grow, establishment, growth, harvesting and post-harvesting of crop, varieties of plants to grow. Students will become familiar with different marketing options and good record keeping. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

Note: This course is part of the sequence for the Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship Certificate.

Credit Hours: 3

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
83931 350 ONLNE ------- - 09/02/14-12/12/14 Online Shafer S Closed

HORT 255 - Pest Control Management

This course will explore the general concepts of turf, ornamental, commercial crop and vegetable garden maintenance and pest control in the local area. The student will become familiar with federal and state regulations pertaining to horticulture chemical application. Upon completion of this course, the student should be prepared to take the Kansas or Missouri licensing examination to become a certified applicator of restricted horticultural pesticides and herbicides. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

Credit Hours: 3

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
82273 350 ONLNE ------- - 09/01/14-10/05/14 Online St John R Closed

HORT 270 - Horticulture Internship

Student should be able to apply classroom knowledge to an actual work situation. The internship will provide students on-the-job experience under the supervision of professionals in the Horticultural industry. The work will be developed cooperatively with area employers, college staff and each student to provide a job experience in the area of their horticultural focus and career goals. 20 hrs field study

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisite: Department approval

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
82275 500 INT ------- - 08/18/14-12/12/14 Sreedhar L 8 of 10

HORT 272 - Sustainable Agriculture Fall Practicum

Through practical experience complemented by lectures and discussions, students will gain exposure to a broad range of tasks facing the market farmer during the fall and early winter seasons. This includes production and marketing of summer crops, planning, and production of fall crops in high tunnels and open field, and marketing these fall crops. Topics include production planning, planting, integrated crop management, harvest and postharvest practices, marketing through various channels, tools and equipment, soil fertility management, and record keeping. Practicum activities will integrate with other courses in this market farming certificate program. Students will learn both conventional and organic production techniques. Entrepreneurship will be emphasized throughout. 7 hrs. practicum/wk.

Note: This course is part of the sequence for the Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship Certificate.

Credit Hours: 2

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
82276 500 INT -T----- 01:00-03:50 PM 08/19/14-12/12/14 HSC 124 Shafer S 16 of 20
Fee: $50.00
Note! The summer schedule displayed here is an historical record of the summer 2014 semester. The summer schedule of classes will be available online until March of 2015.

Horticulture

Missouri residents, see Reverse Cooperative Information

HORT 160 - Garden Center Operations

This course is designed for garden center employees and provides background on the elements necessary for success in a competitive retail environment. The business organization is emphasized, including environmental monitoring, selling, inventory issues, merchandising, advertising, cost effectiveness, labor/team relationships and customer service. In addition, safety and legal issues are examined. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

Credit Hours: 3

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
60567 001 F2F M-W---- 06:00-08:50 PM 06/02/14-07/23/14 HSC 124 Boyce B Closed

HORT 214 - Woody Plants I, Deciduous

The class places emphasis on identification, ornamental characters, site requirements, and use of woody ornamental deciduous trees and shrubs with special emphasis on the cultivated varieties in climatic zones 5 and 6. Plant uses and seasonal effects and influences that affect plant choices will be also be taught. This course will assist the grounds maintenance employee, landscaper, and garden center employee in identifying plant materials used in the landscape. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab/wk.

Credit Hours: 3

Associated Costs: $10

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
60568 380 HYB Lab M------ 01:00-03:59 PM 06/02/14-07/21/14 HSC 121 Sreedhar L Closed
------- - 06/02/14-07/24/14 Online    

HORT 220 - Herbaceous Plants

This course will focus on the identification, ornamental characters, culture, propagation, and use of herbaceous perennials, bulbs, ground covers, vines and annuals. This course will assist the grounds maintenance employee, landscaper, and garden center employee in identifying and selecting herbaceous plant materials with additional emphasis on uses and maintenance of these plants when used in the landscape. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab/wk.

Credit Hours: 3

Associated Costs: $10

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
60569 380 HYB ------- - 06/02/14-07/24/14 Online Sreedhar L Closed
Lab -T----- 01:00-03:59 PM 06/03/14-07/22/14 HSC 121    
Fee: $50.00

HORT 270 - Horticulture Internship

Student should be able to apply classroom knowledge to an actual work situation. The internship will provide students on-the-job experience under the supervision of professionals in the Horticultural industry. The work will be developed cooperatively with area employers, college staff and each student to provide a job experience in the area of their horticultural focus and career goals. 20 hrs field study

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisite: Department approval

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
60570 500 INT ------- - 06/02/14-07/24/14 Sreedhar L 7 of 10

HORT 276 - Sustainable Agriculture Summer Practicum

Through practical experience complemented by lectures and discussions, students will gain exposure to a broad range of tasks facing the market farmer during the summer season. This includes planning, production and marketing of spring and summer crops and planning and production of fall crops in high tunnels and open field. Topics include production planning, planting, integrated crop management, harvest and postharvest practices, marketing through various channels, tools and equipment, soil fertility management, and record keeping. Practicum activities will integrate with other courses in this market farming certificate program. Students will learn both conventional and organic production techniques. Entrepreneurship will be emphasized throughout. 7 hrs. practicum/wk.

Note: This course is part of the sequence for the Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship Certificate.

Credit Hours: 2

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
60571 500 INT ---R--- 09:00-09:50 AM 06/05/14-07/24/14 HSC 121 Shafer S 14 of 16
---R--- 10:00-11:50 AM 06/05/14-07/24/14 HSC 124    
Fee: $50.00
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Self-Paced Courses (SEL) and Self-Paced Online (SPO) are offered on a schedule of study that allows students more flexible scheduling options. Course interaction is based upon a contract between student - instructor and in some cases can take up to one calendar year to complete. Some courses may use online delivery to facilitate the learning experience.
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