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Discipline: Certificate: Landscape Design I - L0368
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Horticultural Science AGOR 1 (VOC)
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to explain concepts related to plant structure and function.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to describe climatic and microclimate interactions and how they influence plant growth.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to explain how different types of soils can be managed to improve plant growth
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to correctly identify the nutrients required to correct nutrient deficiencies in plants.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to explain the standard plant propagation methods.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to explain photosynthesis, respiration, and translocation.
  • GEO- Students completing relevant assignments in Area B courses will evaluate the impact of science on their daily lives.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to describe sexual and asexual reproduction in plants.
Landscape Construction Fundamentals AGOR 71 (VOC)
  • Identify and correctly use the proper tool needed for landscape projects. Understand basic electrical concepts for low voltage landscape lighting projects
  • Students will prepare site and properly install bricks on sand for a walkway project.
Landscape Design AGOR 13 (VOC)
  • Students completing AGOR 13 will be able to give a professional quality oral presentation.
  • Course completers will be able to evaluate a site and develop a functional design that meets client criteria
  • Students completing AGOR 13 will be able to demonstrate competency in one on one customer relations.
Ornamental Plants - Herbaceous AGOR 29 (VOC)
  • Course completers will be able to explain the binomial method of plant nomenclature.
  • Students completing AGOR 30 will be able to identify botanical terms (plant identification terminology) as related to various plant parts and structures.
  • Students completing AGOR 29 will be able to summarize the various uses of plants as related to landscape and garden applications.
  • Students completing AGOR 29 will be able to explain growth habits and requirements of common landscape plants.
  • Students completing AGOR 29 will be able to identify common herbaceous landscape plants using physical features of leaf, stem, flower, fruit, and growth habit.
Ornamental Plants - Trees and Woody Shrubs AGOR 30 (VOC)
  • Course completers will be able to explain the binomial method of plant nomenclature.
  • Students completing AGOR 30 will be able to identify botanical terms (plant identification terminology) as related to various plant parts and structures.
  • Students completing AGOR 30 will be able to summarize the various uses of plants as related to landscape and garden applications.
  • Students completing AGOR 30 will be able to explain growth habits and requirements of common landscape plants.
  • Students completing AGOR 30 will be able to identify common landscape trees and woody shrubs using physical features of leaf, bark, flower, fruit, and growth habit.
Soil Science and Management AGOR 50 (VOC)
  • Course completers will be able to evaluate the soil conditions at an existing site and make specific recommendations for the immediate and long-term correction of all problems
  • Course completers will be able to predict the potential effects that certain chemical and physical properties of soils will have on overall plant health.
  • Course completers will be able to identify and explain all aspects of a standard soil test.