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Active as of Fall Semester 2017

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Aquaponics and Hydroponics

2. Course Prefix & Number:
HORT 2112

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 5

Lecture Hours: 4

Lab Hours: 2

4. Course Description:

In this course students will learn to design aquaponics and hydroponics systems, to raise fish and plants in those systems, and to monitor and control the quality of all inputs into the systems so that the plants and fish produced will be of such a quality that they will provide healthy, nutritious meals and high quality flower crops to the end-user. Special emphasis is placed on management decisions based on economic, environmental, and social sustainability. Students will spend time in the classroom learning about the systems and also participate in lab activities in the aquaponics and hydroponics greenhouses on campus.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

HORT 2112 - Aquaponics and Hydroponics

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

HORT 2112 - Aquaponics and Hydroponics

There are no corequisites for this course.