PLSC 273 - Arboriculture
3 Semester Hour Credits
Course Description: The culture of woody plants including their biology and development, and response to modern principle of plant health care are also covered.
Schedule: Spring semester. This course follows the on-campus schedule for beginning and ending dates.
Delivery Method: Online. Students are not expected to come to the campus at any time.
Prerequisite Courses: None.
Instructor: Bob Underwood; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Textbook: Book Information through the DCB Bookstore.
Other Materials: None.
Course Objectives: It is expected that students will be able to:
- Demonstrate a general understanding of tree physiology.
- Explain the use of arboricultural principles and techniques for selecting of plants properly, caring for and protecting the health of plants, diagnosing plant problems, and employing basic tree worker skills.
- All assignments are graded. Scores on lab reports that document completion of hands-on learning activities are based primarily on completion of the work.
Exams - Policies & Procedures:
- All exams are taken online.
- Exams may be taken on any computer with Internet access. Hence, students need to set up or select an environment conducive to testing (e.g. distraction-free area at home, a computer lab in a library, etc.)
- Tests are not proctored. Students may use their books and/or notes while taking exams.
- Exams consist of multiple choice questions. Exams must be completed in sequence and all 5 tests must be completed within the time frame of the semester.
- There is no a final comprehensive exam.
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