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Active as of Fall Semester 2010

I. General Information

1. Course Title:

2. Course Prefix & Number:
NATR 1120

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 2

4. Course Description:

The course focus is on the characteristic features of trees and shrubs and the purpose of these features.  Students will be able to readily identify 60 to 70 species of trees and shrubs by Latin (family, genus and species) and Common names found within the U.S.  They will learn to use various keys to identify trees and shrubs with.  Key features for study will include:  leaves, twigs, buds, flowers, fruit, stem and bark.  Most of our studies will be of trees in Minnesota, and the Eastern U.S.   However, we will discuss Southern and Western species as well.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

NATR 1120 - Dendrology

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

NATR 1120 - Dendrology

There are no corequisites for this course.