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HORT 350 Landscape Irrigation

Units: 3

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: HORT 300 and 340; Hort 322 from ARC with a grade of "C" or better satisfies the Hort 340 advisory.

Transferable: CSU

This course prepares students to design, install and maintain water efficient landscape irrigation systems. Topics include current California State water use regulations and ordinances, water supply, basic hydraulics, component identification and terminology, system layout, pipe sizing, water application devices, valves, and controllers. Students can earn QWEL (Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper) certification by achieving a passing score on the final exam. (Minimum passing score will be announced in class). Field trips may be required.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

SLO 1: Demonstrate independent learning and effective communication skills.