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HORT 10100 - Fundamentals Of Horticulture
Credit Hours: 3.00. Biology and technology involved in the production, storage, processing, and marketing of horticultural plants and products. Laboratories include experiments demonstrating both the theoretical and practical aspects of horticultural plant growth and development. Requires class trips. Students will pay individual lodging or meal expenses when necessary. Typically offered Fall Spring.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Credit By Exam, Dept Credit, Lower Division, GTC-Science, UC-Science

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      PU Fort Wayne
      West Lafayette


HORT 10200 - Fundamentals Of Horticulture
Credit Hours: 3.00. Study of the biology and technology involved in the production, storage, processing and marketing of ornamentals, fruits, vegetables, and other horticultural plants. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: Regional Campus Only

Course Attributes:
Credit By Exam, Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      Northwest- Westville
      Northwest- Hammond


HORT 11000 - Opportunities In Horticulture
Credit Hours: 1.00. A survey of the field of horticulture, with emphasis on horticultural information and career opportunities. This course will utilize a lecture format with a combination of presentations by the instructor and guest speakers with expertise and experience in specialized areas of horticulture. Typically offered Spring.
1.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Identify important issues and opportunities in the horticulture industry. 2. Identify different career paths in the field of horticulture. 3. Utilize the department, college and university job placement facilities to find summer jobs, internships, and permanent job opportunities. 4. Identify individuals who can assist you in career counseling and job placement. 5. Experience some the many great activities and opportunities that Purdue has to offer.


HORT 12100 - Medicine In The Garden
Credit Hours: 1.00. A survey of the uses and properties of horticultural plants for human health and well-being. Topics will focus on the close relationships between plants and human physiology, nutrition, medicines, mind-altering drugs, poisons, and beverages. Typically offered Fall.
1.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Lower Division, GTC-Science, Tech & Society, UC-Science, Tech & Society

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Demonstrate use of the scientific method to identify problems, formulate and test hypotheses, conduct experiments and analyze data, and derive conclusions. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking by using data and reasoning to develop sound responses to complex problems. 3. Demonstrate the ability to write and speak with effectiveness while considering audience and purpose. 4. Demonstrate the ability to work effectively as part of a problem-solving team. 5. Demonstrate skills necessary for lifelong learning.


HORT 20100 - Plant Propagation
Credit Hours: 3.00. Theoretical and applied aspects of controlled plant reproduction by sexual and asexual techniques, including seeds, grafting and budding, layering, cuttings, micropropagation (in vitro culture), and specialized structures. Lectures emphasize morphological changes and physiological processes involved in plant propagation. Laboratory exercises illustrate the practical applications of propagation techniques. Typically offered Spring.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


HORT 21000 - Fundamentals Of Turfgrass Culture
Credit Hours: 3.00. (AGRY 21000) An introductory course in turfgrass management emphasizing turfgrass growth and development, species characteristics, their adaptation and basic cultural requirements for ornamental and functional turfgrass areas. The requirements and cultural inputs needed for proper establishment and maintenance of a high quality, low maintenance lawn will be discussed. Typically offered Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Indiana College Network, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Credit By Exam, Dept Credit, Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


HORT 21100 - Fundamentals of Turfgrass Culture Laboratory
Credit Hours: 1.00. (AGRY 21100) Companion lab to AGRY 21000. Laboratory exercises will focus on turfgrass and seed anatomy, morphology, identification as well as the hands-on basic principles of turfgrass culture. Designed for the student who intends to pursue a career in turfgrass management and plans to enroll in AGRY 51000. Enrollment preference will be given to Turfgrass Science Majors. Typically offered Spring.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


HORT 21200 - Greenhouse And Landscape Fundamentals For Educators
Credit Hours: 3.00. (ASEC 21200) This course will prepare future educators in using a greenhouse and landscape as teaching tools. The key focus will be preparing students to apply greenhouse and landscape management fundamentals in order to teach these concepts in the classroom. Laboratories will explore how to identify and produce both woody and herbaceous plants while safely maintaining and operating greenhouse technologies. Students will also explore how to implement landscape design technologies and identify tools, equipment, and landscape plants. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Spring.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Identify and apply basic propagation techniques. 2. Identify and describe plant species specific to greenhouse and landscape plantings. 3. Interpret funding for greenhouses, greenhouse technologies, and landscape design equipment. 4. Apply IPM, irrigation, and propagation techniques while safely maintaining and operating a greenhouse. 5. Analyze and utilize landscape design software and tools to design a landscape.


HORT 21700 - Woody Landscape Plants
Credit Hours: 4.00. Recognition and identification of woody landscape plants; plant characteristics in terms of landscape function. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture, Recitation

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Dept Credit, Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


HORT 21810 - Flowers For Color
Credit Hours: 1.00. Survey of annual and tender/tropical perennial ornamentals commonly used for seasonal color programs and curb appeal; recognition; cultural requirements; and use in landscape plantings. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 1.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Dept Credit, Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Identify basic herbaceous ornamental plants on sight. 2. Use proper nomenclature with these taxa. 3. Be familiar with the cultural requirements for these taxa. 4. Design planting layouts that reflect appropriate design criteria.


HORT 21820 - Hardy Herbaceous Landscape Plants
Credit Hours: 2.00. Survey of hardy perennial herbaceous ornamentals including native and non-native species, bulbs, groundcovers, grasses, ferns, aquatics; recognition; cultural requirements; and use in landscape plantings. Typically offered Fall.
2.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Identify basic herbaceous ornamental plants on sight. 2. Use proper nomenclature with these taxa. 3. Be familiar with the cultural requirements for these taxa. 4. Design planting layouts that reflect appropriate design criteria.


HORT 22200 - DynaSCAPE Applications In Horticulture
Credit Hours: 1.00. This course will teach students how to use DynaSCAPE software for horticultural landscape design applications. Offered during weeks 6-10. Typically offered Spring.
0.000 OR 1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


HORT 22400 - Photoshop Applications In Horticulture
Credit Hours: 1.00. This course will teach students how to use Adobe Photoshop software for horticultural applications. Offered during weeks 1-5. Typically offered Spring.
0.000 OR 1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


HORT 27000 - Floral Design And Interior Plant Management
Credit Hours: 3.00. Elements and principles of floral design, as well as the identification, culture, and propagation of indoor plants. Topics in the art of floral design from both the florist's and the consumer's perspective, as well as information on growing houseplants. A variety of creative, hands-on lab projects include fresh flowers and foliage, silk, and dried materials. Typically offered Fall Spring.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture, Recitation
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Recognize and use the elements and principles of design as they apply to the art of arranging flowers. 2. Develop the skills necessary to create floral designs. 3. Correctly select and use flowers, containers, and color harmonies. 4. Properly condition cut flowers and greens for use in everyday flower arrangements. 5. Identify indoor foliage plants and flowers and problems of interior plants. 6. Better understand the factors involved in growing and maintaining plants. 7. Know the cultural requirements of 30 popular interior plants. 8. Properly manage interior plants and floral arrangements. 9. Properly evaluate floral designs used for decorating and gift giving. 10. Receive greater enjoyment from plants and flowers and increased awareness of their design qualities.


HORT 27500 - Honors Course - Lower Division
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 4.00. Utilized to offer a new honors course for a maximum of three years. Variable title, credit, and instructional type. Course may be repeated for credit if content and titles are different. Offered primarily to first- and second-year students. Courses offered must be approved by departmental or program faculty and College of Agriculture Honors Committee. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Honors, Lower Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits

Learning Outcomes: 1. Have critical thinking. 2. Have communication. 3. Have cultural understanding. 4. Know civic responsibilities. 5. Have professional preparation. 6. Know scientific principles. 7. Know social science principles. 8. Able to teamwork.


HORT 29100 - Selected Topics In Horticulture
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 3.00. This variable-credit, lower-level selected topics course will be used for lower-division undergraduate research projects, for development of new lower-division courses and for temporary courses for lower-division students. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
0.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Lecture, Presentation

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Lower Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times


HORT 30100 - Plant Physiology
Credit Hours: 4.00. Basic physiological processes of higher plants, particularly as related to the influence of environmental factors on growth, metabolism, and reproduction. Laboratory experiments involve hands-on experience with numerous aspects of plant physiology, including water relations, photosynthesis, growth, dormancy, hormones, and flowering. Typically offered Spring.
0.000 OR 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Credit By Exam, Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


HORT 30600 - History Of Horticulture
Credit Hours: 3.00. The origins and development of agriculture, with specific emphasis on horticulture from prehistory to the present in relation to civilization and modern culture. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Indiana College Network, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
GTC-Science, Tech & Society, UC-Science, Tech & Society, Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


HORT 31110 - Aquaponics
Credit Hours: 1.00. (SFS 31100, FNR 31300) There has been a significant renewed interest in the investigation of integrated fish-food plant systems. Such systems have a long and rich history, particularly in Asia; and our impending food crisis has kindled an interest in developing aquaponics systems in western countries. Many growers are turning to controlled environment and hydroponic production methods to produce high-value crops in tight quarters. The waste disposal problem of the fish can become the nutrient supply to the plants. Typically offered Fall.
1.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Understand the nature of interactions among organisms, in particular those involving plants: mutualism, commensalism, parasitism, herbivory. 2. Understand the relationships among host, environment and pathogen for development of plant disease. 3. Know principal pathogens of Midwestern crops. 4. Understand the pathways of nutrient cycling in the soil and the biosphere; e.g. N, P, C cycles. 5. Have a broad understanding of the principles of sustainability, including agricultural sustainability. 6. Understand the importance of energy in society and in agricultural production systems. 7. Understand the importance of natural resources in society and in agricultural production, and the principles of their conservation. 8. Have a broad awareness of the role of agriculture in global society. 9. Understand the advantages and disadvantages of different approaches to food production. 10. Understand the principles of food marketing and sales. 11. Understand the principles of post harvest food storage and pest management.


HORT 31700 - Landscape Contracting And Management
Credit Hours: 3.00. Principles and practices applicable to the installation and management of landscape plants. Topics include site and project assessment, site modification and plant installation, the business practices of estimating and bidding, and plant management. Requires class trips. Students will pay individual lodging or meal expenses when necessary. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


HORT 31800 - Field Production Of Horticultural Crops
Credit Hours: 3.00. A survey of the principles and practices of field production of horticultural crops: fruits, vegetables, herbs, and nursery crops. Production principles will be discussed in lab prep while laboratory exercises will emphasize practical hands-on experience in modern technology of specialty crop production including management inputs, cultivar selection, crop manipulation, harvesting and handling. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Learn how horticultural crops are produced at various farm sizes for direct-to-consumer production and marketing, and commericial production for wholesale markets and processing. 2. Interact with industry leaders in the commercial horticulture industry. 3. Become familiar with the requirements for certified organic production. 4. Compare and contrast various approaches to maximize production, including breeding and biotechnology.


HORT 31900 - Controlled Environment Production Of Horticultural Crops
Credit Hours: 3.00. This course combines production principles with environmental concepts and advances in technology to provide a comprehensive training in sustainable production of herbaceous ornamentals and vegetables in controlled environment systems. The laboratory instruction provides hands-on experience with the practice of growing crops under controlled environments by combining the learning from lab prep with the use of technology to control environment during production. Typically offered Spring.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Become familiar with best management practices for growing herbaceous ornamentals and vegetables that improve sustainability in controlled environments. 2. Learn how above and below ground environments interact with crop production. 3. Learn basics about the state-of-the-art technologies used in controlled environment agricultural production to monitor and control environments. 4. Interact with industry professionals to gain first-hand knowledge about careers and development in commercial horticulture. 5. Gain sufficient background in science, technology and regulations required to become entrepreneurs, next generation growers and researchers in the controlled environment agriculture industry.


HORT 37000 - Professional Floral Design
Credit Hours: 3.00. Principles and techniques of commercial-scale floral design for weddings, funerals, hospitals, personal, and parties. Design construction for fresh, dried, and silk materials. Survey of retail florist management. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


HORT 39000 - Cooperative Program In Horticulture
Credit Hours: 0.00. Supervised work experience in horticultural industry. Programs must be preplanned and conducted under the direction of the departmental coordinator with the cooperation of an employer. Students must submit a summary report. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
0.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Experiential

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Coop, Full-Time Privileges, Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times


HORT 40000 - Horticulture Study Abroad
Credit Hours: 0.00 to 8.00. Utilized to record credits earned through participation in Purdue study abroad programs with cooperating foreign universities. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
0.000 TO 8.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated for a maximum of 18 credits


HORT 40300 - Tropical Horticulture
Credit Hours: 3.00. An introduction to the agriculture of the tropics and subtropics, emphasizing horticultural crops. Offered in even-numbered years. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Indiana College Network, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Credit By Exam, Dept Credit, Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


HORT 42700 - Horticulture Capstone
Credit Hours: 1.00. Based on an approved work or internship experience, or case study, or mentored research experience, or production activity, students will collect information and develop a written analytical exploration of the commercial enterprise, internship institution, or research or production activity. The written analysis will be appropriate to the student's area of concentration. In addition, a summary oral presentation based on specific aspects of their experience will be made by each student. Prerequisite: Completion of an approved work or internship experience or mentored research experience. Typically offered Fall Spring.
1.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Describe the structure and operation of a horticultural enterprise, public horticultural institution or the methodology for hypothesis testing in research. 2. Give examples of strengths and weaknesses of a horticultural enterprise, public horticultural institution or the methodology used in the research project. 3. Apply principles learned in coursework to evaluation of the observed horticultural enterprise, public horticultural institution or the methodology used in the research project including the management, operational, or horticultural setting and strategies. 4. Formulate proposals for ways in which the observed horticultural enterprise, public horticultural institution or the research activity might improve.


HORT 43500 - Developing An Agricultural Startup
Credit Hours: 4.00. Principles of marketing and business management in the horticultural industries; market organization, performance, and planning; financial planning, pricing, promotion, cost control, and legal aspects of retailing. Case studies in direct farm, floral, and garden center management. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 4.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Become critical thinkers. 2. Gain an understanding of marketing principles and theory. 3. Develop an understanding of marketing information available to horticulture industry professionals and how this information can be used. 4. Identify the four kinds of resources managers use. 5. Develop an understanding of financial terminology sufficiently to communicate with financial professionals and make informed decisions. 6. Construct and use an income statement, balance sheet, strategic profitability model, and cash flow budget. 7. Establish a level of confidence in creating a business plan as a tool to assess, create, and communicate a business concept. 8. Understand how to manage people in the workplace.


HORT 44200 - Sustainability In The Managed Landscape
Credit Hours: 1.00. Presents recent advances in the science and technology of sustainable practices for managed landscapes. This course will utilize a lecture format with the combination of presentations by the instructor, expert guest speakers, and students. Offered in even-numbered years. Course enrollment is capped at 14. Typically offered Spring.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


HORT 45000 - In The English Landscape:Integrating History, Horticulture, and Landscape Architecture
Credit Hours: 3.00. Intensive four-weeks in residence in Corsham, UK with visits to significant sites to examine the intersections between human culture and the natural environment that results in the developed landscape. Offered in even-numbered years. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Summer.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


HORT 47500 - Honors Course - Upper Division
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 4.00. Utilized to offer a new honors course for a maximum of three years. Variable title, credit, and instructional type. Course may be repeated for credit if content and titles are different. Offered primarily to third- and fourth-year students. Courses offered must be approved by departmental or program faculty and College of Agriculture Honors Committee. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Honors, Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times

Learning Outcomes: 1. Have critical thinking. 2. Have communication. 3. Have cultural understanding. 4. Know civic responsibilities. 5. Have professional preparation. 6. Know scientific principles. 7. Know social science principles. 8. Able to teamwork.


HORT 49100 - Special Assignments In Horticulture
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 3.00. Training in research techniques, statistical methods, and record procedures. Assigned research problems. A written report of work accomplished is required. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
0.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Lecture, Presentation
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Dept Credit, Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times


HORT 49900 - Thesis Research
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 6.00. For students doing individualized research on horticultural problems; report required. Arrange with academic advisor and honors research advisor before registering. Admission to the honors program. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times


HORT 50100 - Scanning Electron Microscopy: Principles
Credit Hours: 1.00. This 10-week course covers basic theory of Scanning Electron Microscopy and its use as a technique for scientific research. The intent of the course is to provide students with a basic foundation of SEM for evaluating literature and utilizing the technique for their research. Research justification (determined by the instructor and major professor /academic adviser) is required for admission into this course. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall.
1.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: Teach basic theory of Scanning Electron Microscopy for those requiring knowledge of the technique to accomplish their research objectives.


HORT 50200 - Scanning Electron Microscopy: Application
Credit Hours: 2.00. This is a 10-week course covering application of Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and its use as a tool for scientific research. The intent of the course is to train students to conduct independent research using this technology and the facilities of the Life Science Microscopy Facility (LSMF). Research justification (determined by the instructor and major professor/academic adviser) is required for admission into this course. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall.
2.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Individual Study, Laboratory

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: Teach practical application of Scanning Electron Microscopy for those requiring the technique to accomplish their research objectives.


HORT 50300 - Transmission Electron Microscopy: Principles
Credit Hours: 1.00. This 10-week course covers basic theory and application of Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) and its use as a tool for scientific research. The intent of the course is to provide students with a basic foundation of TEM for evaluating literature and utilizing the technique for their research. Research justification (determined by the instructor and major professor /academic adviser) is required for admission into this course. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Spring.
1.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: Teach basic theory of Transmission Electron Microscopy for those requiring knowledge of the technique to accomplish their research objectives.


HORT 50400 - Transmission Electron Microscopy: Application
Credit Hours: 2.00. This 10-week course covers basic theory and application of Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) and its use as a tool for scientific research. The intent of the course is to provide students with a basic foundation of TEM for evaluating literature and utilizing the technique for their research. Research justification (determined by the instructor and major professor /academic adviser) is required for admission into this course. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Spring.
2.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Laboratory

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


HORT 50600 - Commercial Grape And Wine Production
Credit Hours: 3.00. (FS 50600) A study of professional grape growing and wine production with an emphasis on Midwestern climates, adapted varieties, and recommended wine styles. This course is especially intended for upper level undergraduate, or graduate students in the College of Agriculture that have completed basic course work in plant sciences, biology and chemistry. Students will learn the principles of viticulture and enology and the practices of commercial grape growing and wine making. Must be 21 years old. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Individual Study, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Ability to solve a range of real-life production problems. 2. Ability to produce a batch of commercially acceptable wine from vineyard to bottle.


HORT 51300 - Nutrition Of Horticulture Crops
Credit Hours: 1.00. An integrated course about plant nutrition focused on horticultural crops. The unique features of nutrient availability in a soil-less horticultural media will be highlighted. An emphasis will be placed on understanding the physiological basis of plant responses to nutrient application. Weeks 1-5. Typically offered Spring.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


HORT 52500 - The Plant Microbiome
Credit Hours: 3.00. Students will learn about the latest methods to collect and analyze root and shoot exudates, quantify the composition and activity of microbes associating with plants, and determine how these associations influence plant health and productivity. Critical reviews of the primary literature and development of a research proposal will help students acquire the skills needed to conduct research on this rapidly emerging topic. Typically offered Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Describe basic processes regulating plant-microbial interactions in the rhizosphere and phyllosphere, and the implications of these interactions on plant and environmental health. 2. Critically evaluate and discuss primary literature in the field. 3. Compare and contrast methods used to study processes mediating plant-microbial relationships. 4. Identify questions that remain unanswered in the field and develop a research proposal to address one of these questions.


HORT 53000 - Introduction To Computing For Biologists
Credit Hours: 3.00. This course will teach the basic skills and knowledge required to operate in UNIX environment and program in Python. The course is designed to teach graduate, and advanced undergraduate students in plant and animal sciences the skill set required to analyze and interpret their own datasets. The lectures and associated lab section will provide students hands-on experience in working within a high-performance computing environment to analyze genome scale datasets. Typically offered Spring.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Define their biological data analysis as a computational problem. 2. Identify portions of the analysis that will benefit from parallelization. 3. Write one or more scripts that use the computational power provided by compute clusters to analyze large biological data sets in a speedy manner.


HORT 53100 - Applied Plant Genomics
Credit Hours: 2.00. This course aims to provide students an introduction to the theory and practice of functional genomics in plants. The course is centered around the many forms in which DNA sequencing technologies are applied to understand plant genomes, their variation and their function. The course will cover concepts in plant genome sequencing, transcriptome profiling and functional enrichment analyses in sets of genes. This is a full semester course that meets twice a week for: 1. A lecture that covers the rationale and theory of the topic and 2. A hands-on lab section that provides experiential learning with the computational tools and packages used in plant genomics and transcriptomics. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 2.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Describe and compare the chemistry, data yield, and cost of first generation, next generation and third generation sequencing technologies, and their applications in plant genome sequencing. 2. Obtain and understand the information on genome sequences and gene annotations for a sequenced plant genome. 3. Design and perform a transcriptome analysis pipeline. 4. Describe the statistical basis of gene enrichment analysis. 5. Apply standard gene group analysis tools to perform GO term analysis, motif analysis, pathway analysis, gene list overlapping and gene regulatory network analysis to interpret a gene list resulting from a functional genomics project.


HORT 54100 - Postharvest Technology Of Fruits And Vegetables
Credit Hours: 1.00. (FS 54100) Theoretical and applied aspects of methods being used for enhancing the quality and shelf life of harvested fruits and vegetables. Factors that affect the longevity of produce and technology used to control these factors and reduce deterioration of produce between harvest and consumption/processing will be emphasized. Weeks 11-15. Typically offered Spring.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


HORT 55100 - Plant Responses To The Environment
Credit Hours: 3.00. Future agricultural production and the environment will encounter multifaceted challenges from global climate change, heat and drought incidence and severity, and limited land and resources. An understanding of how plant responds to these changes is essential to develop new technologies and systems approaches to mitigate the negative impacts and enhance agricultural crop productivity. This is an advanced plant biology course covering the present state of understanding of phenological, physiological, and molecular and genetic mechanisms and processes by which plants acclimate to transient and chronic environmental extremes. Typically offered Fall.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Demonstrate an enhanced understanding of scientific principles. 2. Exhibit critical thinking. 3. Have a better understanding of the expectations of a professional scientist. 4. Increase the ability to evaluate and communicate scientific concepts. 5. Better understand scientific collaborative processes. 6. Understand some of the social and cultural interactions that come to play in scientific research. 7. Understand some of the ethical issues involved in the conduct of scientific research. 8. Understand the necessity for continuous learning that characterizes the scientific research process.


HORT 55300 - Plant Growth And Development
Credit Hours: 3.00. (BTNY 55300) Topics include seed dormancy, cell expansion and plant growth, pattern formation, phase transition, flowering, pollination and fertilization, seed development, fruit development, and senescence. This course is the second in a series of team-taught courses in the core curriculum of the Purdue Plant Biology Program. Typically offered Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


HORT 59000 - Special Studies In Horticulture
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 3.00. Special studies in horticulture not covered in regular coursework. The field in which work is offered will be indicated in the student's record. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
0.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Individual Study, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits


HORT 60100 - Planning And Presenting Plant Science Research
Credit Hours: 1.00. The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with the culture of scientific research and the processes of scientific discovery and review. This course will: (1) acquaint students with techniques used in presenting short scientific talks, as e.g., at national meetings, (2) expose students to procedures used in preparing scientific papers, proposals, etc., (3) introduce students to the outcomes expected to be achieved by graduate education and the processes by which students are mentored and evaluated, (4) help students begin formulating their research project proposal, (5) acquaint students with guidelines for biosafety and responsible conduct of research and provide a forum for discussion of ethical issues confronting researchers, particularly those inherent in participating in extramurally-funded research, (6) acquaint students with intellectual property issues involved in scientific research, (7) acquaint students with core research facilities across campus, and (8) expose students to discussions regarding the importance of diversity and an atmosphere of mutual respect to research excellence. This course is taken for a letter grade and carries on hour of credit. Typically offered Fall Spring .
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

HORT 60200 - Horticulture Research Seminar
Credit Hours: 1.00. Weekly attendance at the Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Departmental seminars to help graduate students develop an appreciation for attending seminars and learning appropriate and effective presentation skills. HORT 602 compliments HORT 601 and HORT 603 by extending the presentation and project development approaches learned, so that students are better ready to prepare and defend their project proposals in HORT 603. Prerequisite: BCHM 56100. Typically offered Fall Spring.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated up to 2 times

HORT 60300 - Grants And Grantsmanship
Credit Hours: 1.00. Focuses on funding opportunities in agricultural research and techniques of writing successful scientific grant proposals. Students will write a proposal on a research topic of their choice during the course, and they will gain experience in the peer review process by preparing written reviews of proposals and participating in a panel meeting in which proposals are discussed and ranked. Typically offered Spring.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

HORT 64000 - Metabolic Plant Physiology
Credit Hours: 3.00. (BCHM 64000, BTNY 64000) Topics include photosynthesis, respiration, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism, and nitrogen, sulfur, and secondary metabolism. This course is the third in a series of core courses in the Purdue Plant Biology Program graduate curriculum. Prerequisite: BCHM 56100, BTNY 55300 or HORT 55300, Prerequisite: BIOL 55100 or HORT 55100. Typically offered Fall.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Knowledge in basic principles of plant metabolism. 2. Skill in presenting complex ideas. 3. Critical and creative thinking skills in evaluating the primary literature.

HORT 69500 - Horticulture Seminar
Credit Hours: 0.00. Topics of current interest to staff and students. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
0.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Practice Study Observation

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

HORT 69800 - Research MS Thesis
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 18.00. Research MS Thesis. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 18.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Research

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times

HORT 69900 - Research PhD Thesis
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 18.00. Research PhD Thesis. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 18.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Research

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times


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