Viewing: HS 272 : Landscape Design/Build

Last approved: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 08:00:48 GMT

Last edit: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:56:09 GMT

Changes proposed by: htkraus

Formerly Known As: HS 401


Catalog Pages referencing this course
Change Type
Major
HS (Horticulture Science)
272
012201
Dual-Level Course
Cross-listed Course
No
Landscape Design/Build
Landscape Design/Build
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Horticultural Science (11HS)
01.1103
Horticultural Science.
Term Offering
Fall Only
Offered Every Year
Fall 2019
Previously taught as Special Topics?
No
 
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face (On Campus)

Grading Method
Graded with S/U option
6
16
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Studio9
Course Attribute(s)


If your course includes any of the following competencies, check all that apply.
University Competencies

Course Is Repeatable for Credit
No
 
 
Julie Sherk and Lee Ivy
Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Lecture2020Nonone
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote
Prerequisite: HS 201 and HS 242

Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
Yes
SIS Program CodeProgram TitleRequired or Elective?
THLLandscape HorticultureRequired
This course will consist of the development of design and construction projects, which will incorporate the entire design process culminating with a complete set of construction documents, cost predictions and built projects. Critical and creative thinking strategies are incorporated in teaching and learning activities. Course materials and experiences will prepare the student for further design/build experiences as well as the NC Landscape Contractor's Licensing Exam.

Students needed/requested more hands-on landscape construction experience so that they are prepared to take the landscape contractor's examination after graduation.


No

Is this a GEP Course?
No
GEP Categories

Humanities Open when gep_category = HUM
Each course in the Humanities category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Mathematical Sciences Open when gep_category = MATH
Each course in the Mathematial Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Natural Sciences Open when gep_category = NATSCI
Each course in the Natural Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Social Sciences Open when gep_category = SOCSCI
Each course in the Social Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Interdisciplinary Perspectives Open when gep_category = INTERDISC
Each course in the Interdisciplinary Perspectives category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Visual & Performing Arts Open when gep_category = VPA
Each course in the Visual and Performing Arts category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Health and Exercise Studies Open when gep_category = HES
Each course in the Health and Exercise Studies category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
&
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Global Knowledge Open when gep_category = GLOBAL
Each course in the Global Knowledge category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve objective #1 plus at least one of objectives 2, 3, and 4:
 
 

 
 

 
Please complete at least 1 of the following student objectives.
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

US Diversity Open when gep_category = USDIV
Each course in the US Diversity category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve at least 2 of the following objectives:
Please complete at least 2 of the following student objectives.
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Requisites and Scheduling
 
a. If seats are restricted, describe the restrictions being applied.
 

 
b. Is this restriction listed in the course catalog description for the course?
 

 
List all course pre-requisites, co-requisites, and restrictive statements (ex: Jr standing; Chemistry majors only). If none, state none.
 

 
List any discipline specific background or skills that a student is expected to have prior to taking this course. If none, state none. (ex: ability to analyze historical text; prepare a lesson plan)
 

Additional Information
Complete the following 3 questions or attach a syllabus that includes this information. If a 400-level or dual level course, a syllabus is required.
 
Title and author of any required text or publications.
 

 
Major topics to be covered and required readings including laboratory and studio topics.
 

 
List any required field trips, out of class activities, and/or guest speakers.
 

Taught as part of a regular course load.

Course materials and experiences will prepare the student for further design/build experiences as well as the NC Landscape Contractor's Licensing Exam.


Student Learning Outcomes

After this course students should be able to:



  • utilize, safely & efficiently, landscape equipment and tool operation

  • define the basic principles of structures, and the applications in design

  • recognize the role which construction materials and methods play in the development of the aesthetic of a project

  • describe the physical, experiential, and cultural aspects with a focus on how construction details respond to each category

  • identify ways to make specific decisions about fabrication, dimensions, texture, and finishes

  • convey precise instructions to the contractor /craftsman

  • integrate principles of sustainable landscape design construction and green building techniques

  • describe preparation for specific landscape certifications & licensing

  • explain basic principles of irrigation installation

  • determine and practice safe & effective arboriculture activities


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Quiz100 pointsCovering material taught prior to the quiz.
Multiple exams300 pointsCovering material taught prior to the exam
Other400 pointsConstruction projects where students will be given a rubric detailing the requirements and grading for each.
Project400 pointsDesign projects where students will be given a rubric detailing the requirements and grading for each.
Attendance100 pointsStudents will lose all attendance points if they have unexcused absences for more than 4 lectures.
TopicTime Devoted to Each TopicActivity
Safety and Tools4 lecturesDesign Project
Plan Reading4 lecturesDesign Project
Construction Project
Plant Installation4 lecturesQuiz 1
Design Project
Construction Project
Hardscapes4 lecturesExam 1
Construction Project
Wooden Structures4 lecturesQuiz 2
Design Project
Irrigation Practices4 lecturesConstruction Project
Aquatic Landscape Features4 lecturesDesign Project
Site Grading & Erosion Control4 lecturesConstruction Project
Equipment Operation4 lecturesExam 2
Design Project
Materials Calculations4 lecturesConstruction Project
Bidding and Estimating4 lecturesDesign Project
Landscape Lighting4 lecturesConstruction Project
Site Preservation4 lecturesExam 3
Sustainable Practices4 lecturesDesign Project
Certifications4 lecturesConstruction Project

aeherget (Wed, 12 Sep 2018 22:00:49 GMT): AECHH: Approved at Sept. 12, 2018 UCCC meeting with the friendly suggestions to adjust the wording of the student learning outcomes could be tweaked suggesting removing “operation” from the first student learning outcome and to remove or clarify the + symbol on the syllabus' grading scale.
aeherget (Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:51:34 GMT): AECHH: Uploading updated syllabus and removing word to match based on friendly suggestions from the 9/12/2018 UCCC meeting, provided via email 9/17/2018.
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