Principles of sustainable nursery management, marketing and production operations with an emphasis on nursery facilities and practices necessary to produce field grown and container nursery stock. Prereq: 2120T; and GenBiol 1250T (125T) or Biology 1113 (113). Not open to students with credit for 241T and 242T.
The study of horticultural practices within professional landscape management for commercial and residential landscapes. A grade of C or better required to meet graduation requirements in Landscape Horticulture Management Specialization. Prereq: 2380T (223T and EngTech 222T). Not open to students with credit for 238T. This course is available for EM credit.
Introduction to digital design software used to enhance and create landscape designs in both the 2-dimensional, 3-dimensional and photo-realistic format. A grade of C or better required to meet graduation requirements in Landscape Horticulture Design Specialization. Prereq: BusTec 1202T (202T). Not open to students with credit for 271T. This course is available for EM credit.
Introductory digital photography and image editing course emphasizing composition, lighting, and exposure. Digital correction and editing with emphasis on horticultural marketing and portfolio development. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 270T. This course is available for EM credit.
Study of horticultural root media, including functions, texture, structure, ingredients, preparation, pasteurization, pore spaces, water and nutrient holding capacity, pH, irrigation practices and containers. This course is available for EM credit.
Theory, configuration, and maintenance of turfgrass reel mower cutting units, including a study of the bedknife attitude, spin vs relief grinding, backlapping, bedknife selection.
Employment in turfgrass equipment management industry at an approved facility structured to provide varied occupational experiences. Supervised by an industry professional and coordinated by faculty. A grade of C or above required to meet graduation requirements. Prereq: A grade of C or above in 2225T and 2227T.
Computerized climate control for greenhouse plant production, including data acquisition and control basics, use of the data, and climate control strategies for improved production efficiency. Prereq: 2500T and 3550T. This course is available for EM credit.
A study of selected components of modern greenhouse technology, including electric motors, automated material handling and watering controls, pesticide application, and supplemental lighting. Prereq: 2500T; GenMath 1145T; EngTech 2312T and 2322T. This course is available for EM credit.
Principles and practices in diagnosing and treating plant diseases on woody ornamentals and turf. A grade of C or better required to meet graduation requirements for Landscape Horticulture and Turfgrass Management. Prereq: 2110T or 2120T or 2230T; GenBiol 1250T. This course is available for EM credit.