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Student Learning Outcomes

Discipline: Certificate: Public Works/Landscape - B0120
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Horticultural Science AGOR 1 (VOC)
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to explain concepts related to plant structure and function.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to describe climatic and microclimate interactions and how they influence plant growth.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to explain how different types of soils can be managed to improve plant growth
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to correctly identify the nutrients required to correct nutrient deficiencies in plants.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to explain the standard plant propagation methods.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to explain photosynthesis, respiration, and translocation.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to define common horticultural terms.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to describe common horticultural careers.
  • • Students will be able to explain concepts related to plant classification and nomenclature.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to describe the basic concepts of landscape design.
  • Students will be able to explain the elements of plant selection.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to evaluate nursery stock for structure and health.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to demonstrate proper planting and transplanting methods.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to evaluate common landscape practices.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to differentiate between different types of soils.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to choose irrigation practices for conserving water and encouraging plant health.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to determine the water needs of plants.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to identify major nutrient deficiencies in plants.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to describe the correct application of fertilizers.
  • Students will be able to diagnose common plant diseases and the effects of garden pests.
  • GEO- Students completing relevant assignments in Area B courses will evaluate the impact of science on their daily lives.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to describe sexual and asexual reproduction in plants.
  • Students completing AGOR 1 will be able to evaluate various pruning practices and applications for common plants.
Turf Management AGOR 39 (VOC)
  • Course completers will be able to identify common turf species and describe their uses
  • Students completing AGOR 39 will be able to give a professional quality oral presentation.
  • Course completers will be able to formulate and implement a complete Turf Management program for a specific site.