Gives students an overview of the variety of internships available as well as their importance in career selection. Students will rate their internships on their educational value and help comprehend post graduation HCS career options. Prereq or concur: FAES 3191, enrollment in Sustainable Plant Systems major, and permission of instructor.
Plant Biosciences Specialization
Introduction to greenhouse systems, structural designs, controlled environment technologies, and management practices to commercially grow ornamental and vegetable crops under a controlled environment. Prereq: 2200, 2201, or 2202. Not open to students with credit for 5521.
Participation in structured co-curricular programs leading to professional development. Prereq: GPA 2.00 or above, and permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 3 cr hrs. This course is graded S/U.
Adaptation, identification, uses, growth characteristics, growth responses, and fundamental principles essential to the production of quality turf.
A study of the physiological processes of seed formation, dormancy, and germination; the production and marketing of seed in commerce. Prereq: 2201 or 2202, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 420.
An integrated approach to the sustainable maintenance of constructed landscapes - residential, commercial, and institutional, combining research based knowledge with field experience in maintenance practices. Prereq: 2201 or 2202.
Current issues faced by immigrant workers in agriculture and the cultural, historical and legal context affecting work relations with their American supervisors. Au Sem; even years. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 380.
Principles, methods, and facilities involved in the sexual and asexual multiplication of plants. Credit for 2201 highly recommended prior to enrollment. Prereq: 2202. Not open to students with credit for 320.
A survey of the most important annual and perennial herbaceous ornamentals used in horticulture in the Midwest U.S. Weekly lectures will emphasize ornamental attributes, usage and management. Weekly plant walks (outdoor lectures) will emphasize plant identification.
A survey of the most important woody ornamentals used in horticulture in the Midwest U.S. Weekly lectures will emphasize ornamental attributes, usage and management. Weekly plant walks (outdoor lecture) will emphasize plant identification. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 234.