HORT 122 Landscape Maintenance

Landscape Maintenance is an exploration of business opportunities and application of landscaping skills as well as discovery and use of many industry hand and power tools. Students will address environmental management issues as well as customer satisfaction goals present in the maintenance profession while practicing hands-on maintenance tasks.

Credits

3 Credits

HORT 122Landscape Maintenance

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Agriculture

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

30

Semester Contact Hours Lab

30

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

Landscape Maintenance is an exploration of business opportunities and application of landscaping skills as well as discovery and use of many industry hand and power tools. Students will address environmental management issues as well as customer satisfaction goals present in the maintenance profession while practicing hands-on maintenance tasks.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Demonstrate safe operation of hand and power tools used in horticulture industry Identify, maintain and describe use of various maintenance tools Demonstrate proper pruning practices on a variety of trees and shrubs Identify components of an irrigation system, diagnose problems and make adjustments Diagnose turf diseases and deficiencies and recommend proper care Describe and demonstrate proper installation of trees, shrubs and flowers Identify common pests and recommend control Estimate costs of installation and maintenance of a property

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Prepare cost estimate Maintain a property Sharpen, winterize and maintain tools Written and oral Quizzes Written Test

VI. Delivery Methodologies