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| HORT191 syllabus
|COURSE NUMBER: ||HORT191|
|COURSE TITLE:||Pest Control Maintenance|
|SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:||3|
|STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:||135|
Prevention and control techniques of major weeds, insects, and diseases of ornamental turf.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
TOPICAL OUTLINE: TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
- Demonstrate effective communication skills pertaining to the environmental horticulture perspective on controlling pests.
- Learn established methods of controlling pests in the horticulture industry using environmental friendly techniques.
- Identify several different diseases that occur in their specific career interests in horticulture.
- Learn to effectively apply chemical control methods using proper personal protective equipment and proper safety precautions.
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstoreEVALUATION:
Notebook on turf insects and diseases
State Pesticide License Test
Lab grades are determined by written lab exercises, ability to perform taught skills, clean-up after lab class, attendance, and general attitude during class.
|STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:||Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook|
|DISABILITY SERVICES:||Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.|