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Active as of Fall Semester 2010

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Sustainable Landscaping

2. Course Prefix & Number:
HORT 1180

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 2

4. Course Description:

This course covers the principles of sustainable living through our backyards.  Students will be exposed to landscaping for wildlife, and shoreline protection from a habitat perspective.  They will study the creation and management components of living roofs and walls.  Sustainable landscape practices including, but not limited to wind breaks, rain gardens, building budgets and edible landscaping and square foot gardening will also be covered.  Students will approach water quality from an environmental prospective down through a human recreational standpoint.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

HORT 1180 - Sustainable Landscaping

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

HORT 1180 - Sustainable Landscaping

There are no corequisites for this course.