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Apr 23, 2014
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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, 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:     
      North Central
      Calumet


HORT 11000 - Survey Of 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

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


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 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 21800 - Herbaceous Landscape Plants
Credit Hours: 3.00. Covers important herbaceous ornamentals, with emphasis on annuals, perennials, bulbs, and ground covers; recognition; cultural requirements; and use in landscape plantings. 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:
Lower Division

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


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
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 22300 - AutoCAD Applications In Horticulture
Credit Hours: 1.00. This course will teach students how to use AutoCada software for horticultural landscape design and construction applications. Offered during weeks 11-15. Typically offered Spring.
0.000 OR 1.000 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 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
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 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 Objectives: 1. Critical thinking. 2. Communication. 3. Cultural understanding. 4. Civic responsibilities. 5. Professional preparation. 6. Scientific principles. 7. Social science principles. 8. Teamwork.


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 Fall.
0.000 OR 4.000 Credit hours

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

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 Continuing Ed
      Indiana College Network
      West Lafayette


HORT 31000 - Planting Design Basics
Credit Hours: 1.00. An introduction to the principles and methods of design and graphic communication as applied to the arrangement of plants in the landscape. The focus will be on small scale, ornamental and educational display plantings. Both herbaceous and woody planting design examples for public gardens, golf courses and other public sites will be presented. Offered during weeks 6-10. Typically offered Fall.
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:
Upper Division

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


HORT 31500 - Landscape Design
Credit Hours: 3.00. An introduction to the landscape design process. The focus will be on smaller sites, constructed site systems and planting design. Graphic skills will emphasize techniques for drawing site plans and other illustrations. 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 31600 - Landscape Construction
Credit Hours: 3.00. An introduction to the primary elements and systems of the constructed landscape, including landform, edging, paving, retaining wall, decking, low-voltage lighting, irrigation, drainage and ornamental water systems. 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:
Upper Division

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


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 36000 - Flower Arrangement And Indoor Plant Management
Credit Hours: 3.00. Principles of flower arrangements and displays. Identification, culture, propagation, and use of plants for indoor plantings. Laboratory materials fee required. Typically offered Fall Spring.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

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:
Upper Division

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


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.
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 Continuing Ed
      Indiana College Network
      West Lafayette


HORT 42000 - Ornamental Plant Production
Credit Hours: 3.00. An intensive study of specific production technologies used to commercially grow landscape and floriculture crops, including greenhouse and nursery management. The course will have an emphasis on the growth and development of major floral and nursery crops as influenced by the environment and cultural techniques. Students will pay individual lodging or meal expenses when necessary. Typically offered Fall.
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 42100 - Fruit Production
Credit Hours: 3.00. This course will teach the science and practice of temperate fruit production with emphasis on pome fruit (apples, pears), stone fruit (peaches, plums, cherries), berry crops (strawberries, brambles, blueberries) and grapes. Principles and concepts will be an important part of the class integrating knowledge of plant physiology, biochemistry and post-harvest physiology. The course will emphasize sustainable production practices and prepare students to think critically to solve fruit production problems. 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 42200 - Vegetable And Herb Production
Credit Hours: 3.00. Sustainable principles, practices, establishment, projection, maintenance and harvesting of vegetable crops. 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:
Upper Division

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


HORT 42500 - Landscape Horticulture Capstone Project
Credit Hours: 3.00. Individuals or teams of students will work with local governments, community service agencies or not-for-profit organizations on projects in which students address problems of landscape planting design, landscape installation, and/or landscape management. The supervising faculty advisory committee will identify projects. Under the mentorship of the advisory committee, students will work closely with the sponsoring client entity to define the problem and participate in creating and/or implementing solutions. At project completion, oral presentations will be made to clients to supplement a written project report. Open only to graduation candidates majoring in Landscape Hortculture and Design. Typically offered Fall Spring.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

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


HORT 43500 - Principles Of Marketing And Management For Horticultural Businesses
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

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 44000 - Public Garden Management
Credit Hours: 1.00. Based on an approved internship at a public garden, arboretum, or other public horticulture-related institution, students will explore management strategies used by the host institution and then submit a comprehensive report. A computer-aided oral presentation based on specific aspects of the internship program will also be required. An approved internship is required. Typically offered Fall 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 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 44500 - Strategic Analysis Of Horticultural Production And Marketing
Credit Hours: 1.00. Based on an approved work experience at a commercial horticultural enterprise, students will explore the management, operational and horticultural setting and strategies used by that enterprise and then submit a comprehensive Enterprise Analysis. A computer-aided oral presentation based on specific aspects of the enterprise and the student's work experience is also required. 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 Objectives: 1. Critical thinking. 2. Communication. 3. Cultural understanding. 4. Civic responsibilities. 5. Professional preparation. 6. Scientific principles. 7. Social science principles. 8. 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 49200 - Horticultural Science Capstone Seminar
Credit Hours: 1.00. A seminar class combining career development activities with analysis and presentations centered around relevant problems in horticultural science. Students will draw on a variety of their experience such as undergraduate research (HORT 49100), internships, study abroad programs, and other pre-professional activities. Typically offered Fall.
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 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 Objectives: 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 Objectives: 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 Objectives: 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 - Commerical 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 Objectives: 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 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 54200 - Introduction To Agricultural Biotechnology For Educators
Credit Hours: 3.00. (YDAE 54200) This course is offered, via distance education, to help formal and informal educators understand how transgenic organisms are produced, as well as to enable them to teach science and issues surrounding agricultural biotechnology. Typically offered Summer.
3.000 Credit hours

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

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

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

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


HORT 55100 - Cellular And Molecular Plant Physiology
Credit Hours: 3.00. THORT 55100 is a course in plant physiology that integrates physiological concepts with plant cell and molecular biology. The course places biophysical concepts of plant physiology such as water relations, energetics, source-sink relationships, chemiosmotic gradients, light responses, and stress physiology in the context of gene expression, cellular topology, protein structure, protein trafficking and membrane characteristics. The course material emphasizes both plant and comparative systems biology approaches, and places a particular emphasis on post transcriptional regulatory mechanisms. Another objective of the course is to acquaint students with primary scientific literature and help them learn to read, evaluate, and discuss scientific research papers. A combined lecture and seminar format is used to cover general topics and bring students into contact with primary literature. The format acquaints students with regular reading and analysis of primary research literature and improves their ability to produce written summaries and reviews. A subset of class sessions are devoted to onsite exposure to cutting edge technologies presented by experts. 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 Objectives: 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 Spring Fall Summer.
0.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours

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

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 Continuing Ed
      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. (AGRY 64000, BIOL 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, 56200; BTNY 55300 or HORT 55300, Prerequisite: BIOL 55100 or HORT 55100. Typically offered Fall.
3.000 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 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 Spring Fall 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 Spring Fall 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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