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Last approved: Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:01:11 GMT

Last edit: Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:25:32 GMT

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Change Type
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HS (Horticulture Science)
202
031739
Dual-Level Course
Cross-listed Course
No
Power of Plants: Appreciation and Use
Power of Plants
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Horticultural Science (11HS)
Term Offering
Spring Only
Offered Every Year
Summer 1 2015
Previously taught as Special Topics?
No
 
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face (On Campus)

Grading Method
Graded with S/U option
3
16
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Lecture3.0
Course Attribute(s)


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University Competencies

Course Is Repeatable for Credit
No
 
 
Elisabeth Meyer
Lecturer

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
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Lecturen/an/aNon/a
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote


Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
No
Power of Plants will focus on how plants are names and can be used in different horticultural situations and growing environments. Uniqueness, use, and plant descriptions of a wide range of horticultural plants will be considered including bonsai, topiary, espalier, and rain gardens. Not for horticultural science majors (SH, THG, THL).

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No

Is this a GEP Course?
No
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Requisites and Scheduling
100
 
a. If seats are restricted, describe the restrictions being applied.
 
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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.
 
None.
 
Major topics to be covered and required readings including laboratory and studio topics.
 
See topical outline below.
 
List any required field trips, out of class activities, and/or guest speakers.
 
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Student Learning Outcomes

1. Utilize knowledge of plant morphology, use and function to identify individual plants in different categories (trees, shrubs, herbs, etc.), and explain how they are grown and used in horticulture

2. Demonstrate working knowledge of plant nomenclature

3. Describe the breadth and diversity of plants and their uses in society and daily living

4. Identify individual plants in different categories (trees, shrubs, herbs, etc.), and

explain how they are grown and used in horticulture


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Exam25%Exam 1
Exam25%Exam 2
Exam25%Exam 3
25%Final Exam
TopicTime Devoted to Each TopicActivity
Introduction1 classJanuary 7
Power of Plants: Getting Started1 classJanuary 9
You are so beautiful...to me: Plant parts, forms, uses1 classJanuary 14
Naked appeal: ornamental bark and branching1 classJanuary 23
What's in a name: plant classification1 classJanuary 28
Plant names continued1 classJanuary 30
Houseplants1 classFebruary 4
Houseplants II1 classFebruary 6
Exam I1 classFebruary 13
Plant shrinkage: Bonsai, where size matters!1 classFebruary 18
Bulbilicious! Kissing the landscape with tulips1 classFebruary 20
Bulbs: Watts in your bed?1 classFebruary 25
We don't say "bush", it's all about shrubs1 classFebruary 27
What's for dinner: "eat all your vegetables"1 classMarch 11
More edible garden plants1 classMarch 13
Favorite Gardens/USA1 classMarch 18
Exam II1 classMarch 20
Trees please, a small portion1 classMarch 25
Trees again, bigger this time!1 classMarch 27
Plant manipulation: topiary, espalier and more1 classApril 1
"Your not from around these parts" Exotics and native plants1 classApril 3
They keep coming back: herbaceous perennials1 classApril 8
They keep coming back...for more HB II1 classApril 10
Coloring in your garden: Annuals and tender perennials1 classApril 15
Exam III1 classApril 17
Annuals and Tender perennials II1 classApril 22
Favorite Gardens/International1 classApril 24

aeherget (Wed, 07 Feb 2018 20:26:26 GMT): Rollback: AECHH: Rollback because Student Learning Outcomes provided are different from the last approved. Updating Student Learning Outcomes is considered a Major action. 2/7/2018
aeherget (Wed, 07 Feb 2018 20:48:28 GMT): AECHH: After speaking with the instructor and comparing SLOs, SLO content is the same as original, simply adjusting the wording as a minor action. Feb. 7, 2018.
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