HORT 147 Landscape Planning and Design

Using plants and landscapes, students solve biological, economic, environmental and cultural problems through projects with real property lines and clients. This practical approach introduces the principles, elements and techniques involved with the design process and gives students the experience needed to read, bid and consult on landscape plans for residential, commercial and public properties.

Credits

3 Credits

HORT 147Landscape Planning and Design

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I. General Information

Department

Agriculture

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

45

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

Using plants and landscapes, students solve biological, economic, environmental and cultural problems through projects with real property lines and clients. This practical approach introduces the principles, elements and techniques involved with the design process and gives students the experience needed to read, bid and consult on landscape plans for residential, commercial and public properties.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

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

Read and draw landscape plans by hand Explain the importance of planning in the landscape industry Produce hand graphic plans using symbols and textures common to profession Identify business opportunities and management practices common to design Describe the principles and elements of good design Articulate reasons for aesthetic beauty or lack thereof using design principles/language

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Graphic Handbook Produce residential plan Produce public plan Produce commercial plan

VI. Delivery Methodologies