Catalog 2017-2018 
    Mar 08, 2021  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HORT 111 Botany

5 credits
This course introduces how plants grow, how they are structured internally, and how their parts function. Emphasis is placed on the application of plant growth principles to our environment and plant diversity.

Prerequisites: ABED 046  (or equivalent placement score for ENGL 093  or higher) and ABED 040  (or equivalent placement score for MATH 087  or higher)

Quarters Offered: Fall

Global Outcomes:
This course teaches to the global outcome of Critical Thinking.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • List the components of a cell and its role
  • Describe how plant tissues and systems function
  • Apply the processes of photosynthesis and respiration
  • Chart the movement of water and nutrients throughout the plant
  • Identify above and below ground plant anatomy
  • Analyze plant responses to environmental stimuli 

Total Hours: 60 Lecture Hours: 40 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20