ERIC Number: ED350443
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Environmental Horticulture Program Guide.
Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education.
This program guide contains the standard environmental horticulture curriculum for technical institutes in Georgia. The curriculum encompasses the minimum competencies required for entry-level workers in the environmental horticulture field. The general information section contains the following: purpose and objectives; program description, including admissions, typical job titles, and accreditation and certification; and curriculum model, including standard curriculum sequence and lists of courses. The next three sections contain the courses: general core courses (English, mathematics, interpersonal relations and professional development); fundamental technical courses (horticulture sciences, woody ornamental plant identification, herbaceous plant identification, greenhouse management I, horticulture construction, nursery production, landscape design, landscape installation, pest control); and specific technical courses (greenhouse management II, landscape management, garden center management, environmental horticulture internship). Each course consists of the following: a course overview (description, competency areas, prerequisites, credit hours, contact hours); course outline with student objectives and class and lab hours; and resource list. An appendix to the guide lists equipment needed for the program. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Employment Potential, Entry Workers, Job Skills, Landscaping, Merchandising, Nurseries (Horticulture), Ornamental Horticulture, Plant Growth, Plant Identification, Plant Propagation, Postsecondary Education, Program Guides, State Curriculum Guides, Technical Education, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Technical and Adult Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education.
Note: For the program standards, see CE 062 126.