Horticulture (HORT)

Courses

HORT 8261. Native Woody Plant Identification. 3 Credit Hours.

This course focuses on the study of native trees, shrubs, and vines that are the foundation of natural and designed landscapes.  Emphasis is on identification, culture, association, and appropriate use of plant communities. Students learn to identify a variety of native plants and their uses.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

HORT 8514. Landscape Restoration. 3 Credit Hours.

Students develop an ecologically based understanding of how to establish, restore, and manage meadows, forests, and wetland systems. The course emphasizes natural processes and how to integrate the built landscape with natural systems. Students also explore plant communities and wildlife habitats of Southeastern Pennsylvania. By the end of the course, students know the components of a restoration plan and have developed a plan for a real site.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits

Pre-requisites:
HORT 8261|Minimum Grade of C-|May not be taken concurrently.