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HORT 360 Introduction to Tree Care and Urban Forestry

Units: 3

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: HORT 300 with a grade of "C" or better

This course is an introductory study and application of the principles and practices of tree care and urban forestry. This course will focus on tree biology, tree identification, plant health care, soils, plant nutrition, planting, worker safety, climbing, pruning, and the safe and effective use of tree-care tools and equipment. This course prepares the student to obtain a Certified Arborist designation through the International Society of Arboriculture. 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.