The Washington State University Catalog

Courses with the HORT Subject

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Courses

Horticulture (HORT / HORT)

102 Introduction to Cultivated Plants 3 Exploring cultivated plant classification and morphology, crop reproduction, basic plant processes, and the biotic and abiotic factors which can influence these processes. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 102, CROP SCI 102).

102 (Effective through Spring 2014) Introduction to Cultivated Plants 3 Exploring cultivated plant classification and morphology, crop reproduction, basic plant processes, and the biotic and abiotic factors which can influence these processes. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 102, CROP SCI 102).

150 [BSCI] [Q] Science and Art of Growing Plants 4 (3-3) Understand and apply the science behind how plants grow and the art of growing plants for personal and commercial use.

150 (Effective through Summer 2014) [BSCI] [Q] Plants and Society 3 (2-3) Plant production systems are used to explore and understand the interrelationships between living systems, the environment, and modern civilization.

150 (Effective through Spring 2014) [BSCI] [Q] Plants and Society 3 (2-3) Plant production systems are used to explore and understand the interrelationships between living systems, the environment, and modern civilization.

202 Crop Growth and Development 4 (3-3) Course Prerequisite: HORT/ CROP SCI 102. Morphology, anatomy, growth and development of agronomic and horticultural crops. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 202, CROP SCI 202).

202 (Effective through Fall 2014) Crop Growth and Development 4 (3-3) Morphology, anatomy, growth and development of agronomic and horticultural crops. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 202, CROP SCI 202). Recommended preparation: HORT 102; BIOLOGY 106, 107, or 120.

202 (Effective through Spring 2014) Crop Growth and Development 4 (3-3) Morphology, anatomy, growth and development of agronomic and horticultural crops. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 202, CROP SCI 202). Recommended preparation: HORT 102; BIOLOGY 106, 107, or 120.

231 (Effective through Summer 2015) Landscape Plant Materials I 3 (2-3) Characteristics, identification, nomenclature, ecology, selection, and use of landscape plants, including flowering annuals, deciduous woody plants, and broadleaf evergreens. Recommended preparation: BIOLOGY 120 or HORT 202.

231 (Effective through Spring 2014) Landscape Plant Materials I 3 (2-3) Characteristics, identification, nomenclature, ecology, selection, and use of landscape plants, including flowering annuals, deciduous woody plants, and broadleaf evergreens. Recommended preparation: BIOLOGY 120 or HORT 202.

232 (Effective through Summer 2015) Landscape Plant Materials II 3 (2-3) Characteristics, identification, growth, ecology, selection, and use of landscape plants, including conifers, evergreens, interior plants, herbaceous perennials, and flowering woody plants. Recommended preparation: BIOLOGY 120 or HORT 202.

232 (Effective through Spring 2014) Landscape Plant Materials II 3 (2-3) Characteristics, identification, growth, ecology, selection, and use of landscape plants, including conifers, evergreens, interior plants, herbaceous perennials, and flowering woody plants. Recommended preparation: BIOLOGY 120 or HORT 202.

251 Plant Propagation 4 (3-3) Course Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 106, BIOLOGY 107, BIOLOGY 120, or HORT 202. Principles and methods of multiplying herbaceous and woody plants and their handling up to useable size.

251 (Effective through Spring 2014) Plant Propagation 4 (3-3) Course Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 106, BIOLOGY 107, BIOLOGY 120, or HORT 202. Principles and methods of multiplying herbaceous and woody plants and their handling up to useable size.

310 Pomology 3 Course Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 106, BIOLOGY 107, BIOLOGY 120, or HORT 202. Botany, history, production, and uses of temperate-zone tree and small fruit crops. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

310 (Effective through Spring 2014) Pomology 3 Course Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 106, BIOLOGY 107, BIOLOGY 120, or HORT 202. Botany, history, production, and uses of temperate-zone tree and small fruit crops. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

313 Viticulture 3 Course Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 106, BIOLOGY 107, BIOLOGY 120, or HORT 202. Botanical relationships, plant characteristics, fruiting habits, location, culture, marketing, and utilization of grapes, berries, and other small or bush fruits. Field trip required. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 313, VIT ENOL 313). Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

313 (Effective through Spring 2014) Viticulture 3 Course Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 106, BIOLOGY 107, BIOLOGY 120, or HORT 202. Botanical relationships, plant characteristics, fruiting habits, location, culture, marketing, and utilization of grapes, berries, and other small or bush fruits. Field trip required. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 313, VIT ENOL 313). Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

320 Olericulture 3 Science, business, and art of vegetable crop production: culture, fertility, growth, physiology, handling, marketing; garden, commercial, greenhouse, tropical, specialty vegetables. Recommended preparation: BIOLOGY 106, BIOLOGY 107, BIOLOGY 120, or HORT 202. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

320 (Effective through Spring 2014) Olericulture 3 Science, business, and art of vegetable crop production: culture, fertility, growth, physiology, handling, marketing; garden, commercial, greenhouse, tropical, specialty vegetables. Recommended preparation: BIOLOGY 106, BIOLOGY 107, BIOLOGY 120, or HORT 202. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

321 Olericulture Laboratory 1 (0-3) Course Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in HORT 320. Production principles and practices of vegetable crops; plant characteristics, cultivars, nutrition, growth, and development. Field trip required. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

321 (Effective through Spring 2014) Olericulture Laboratory 1 (0-3) Course Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in HORT 320. Production principles and practices of vegetable crops; plant characteristics, cultivars, nutrition, growth, and development. Field trip required. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

322 Fruit and Vegetable Harvesting and Processing Technology 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: MATH UCORE or GER, or MATH 107. Technologies for harvesting, handling, storing, processing, and packaging of value-added fruit and vegetable products. Field trip required.

322 (Effective through Spring 2014) Fruit and Vegetable Harvesting and Processing Technology 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: MATH UCORE or GER, or MATH 107. Technologies for harvesting, handling, storing, processing, and packaging of value-added fruit and vegetable products. Field trip required.

326 Vineyard and Winery Equipment Systems 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: HORT 313. Overview of machinery systems used in vineyards and wineries. Field trip required. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 326, VIT ENOL 326).

326 (Effective through Spring 2014) Vineyard and Winery Equipment Systems 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: HORT 313. Overview of machinery systems used in vineyards and wineries. Field trip required. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 326, VIT ENOL 326).

331 Landscape Plant Installation and Management 3 (2-3) Principles and practices for installation and management of interior and exterior landscapes; specifications, site preparation transplanting, growth control, problem diagnosis. Recommended preparation: BIOLOGY 106, BIOLOGY 107, BIOLOGY 120, HORT 202, HORT 231, or HORT 232.

331 (Effective through Spring 2014) Landscape Plant Installation and Management 3 (2-3) Principles and practices for installation and management of interior and exterior landscapes; specifications, site preparation transplanting, growth control, problem diagnosis. Recommended preparation: BIOLOGY 106, BIOLOGY 107, BIOLOGY 120, HORT 202, HORT 231, or HORT 232.

332 Interior Plantscaping 3 Design, selection, installation, management, and maintenance of plantings within buildings; effects of interior plants on people and the environment. Recommended preparation: 3 hours BIOLOGY or HORT. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

332 (Effective through Spring 2014) Interior Plantscaping 3 Design, selection, installation, management, and maintenance of plantings within buildings; effects of interior plants on people and the environment. Recommended preparation: 3 hours BIOLOGY or HORT. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

346 Landscape Irrigation Systems 3 (2-3) System component selection; layout, installation, operation of irrigation systems for turf and landscape plantings; basic system hydraulics; efficient water use.

346 (Effective through Spring 2014) Landscape Irrigation Systems 3 (2-3) System component selection; layout, installation, operation of irrigation systems for turf and landscape plantings; basic system hydraulics; efficient water use.

357 Greenhouse Management and Crop Production 3 Importance of greenhouse structure and operational systems to quality plant production; production requirements for spring greenhouse crops. Recommended preparation: 3 hours BIOLOGY or HORT. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

357 (Effective through Spring 2014) Greenhouse Management and Crop Production 3 Importance of greenhouse structure and operational systems to quality plant production; production requirements for spring greenhouse crops. Recommended preparation: 3 hours BIOLOGY or HORT. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

358 Greenhouse Management and Crop Production Lab 1 (0-2) Course Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in HORT 357. Production practices for spring greenhouse crops. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

358 (Effective through Spring 2014) Greenhouse Management and Crop Production Lab 1 (0-2) Course Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in HORT 357. Production practices for spring greenhouse crops. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

399 Professional Work Experience V 1 (0-3) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: Certified IPS major or by interview. Planned and supervised work experience. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 399, VIT ENOL 399). S, F grading.

399 (Effective through Spring 2014) Professional Work Experience V 1 (0-3) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: Certified IPS major or by interview. Planned and supervised work experience. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 399, VIT ENOL 399). S, F grading.

409 Seminar in Viticulture and Enology 1 Current topics and recent developments in the field of viticulture and enology. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 409, VIT ENOL 409).

409 (Effective through Spring 2014) Seminar in Viticulture and Enology 1 Current topics and recent developments in the field of viticulture and enology. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 409, VIT ENOL 409).

413 Advanced Viticulture 3 Course Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 420; HORT 313; SOIL SCI 201. Wine and juice grape production in eastern Washington; wine and fruit physiology, climate and soils, and fruit quality. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 413, VIT ENOL 413). Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

413 (Effective through Spring 2014) Advanced Viticulture 3 Course Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 420; HORT 313; SOIL SCI 201. Wine and juice grape production in eastern Washington; wine and fruit physiology, climate and soils, and fruit quality. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 413, VIT ENOL 413). Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

416 Advanced Horticultural Crop Physiology 3 Course Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 106, BIOLOGY 107, BIOLOGY 120, or HORT 202; junior standing. Physiological processes related to growth, development, and productivity of horticultural crops; advances in recombinant DNA technology; the impact on horticultural practices. Credit not granted for both HORT 416 and HORT 516. Recommended preparation: BIOLOGY 420. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

416 (Effective through Spring 2014) Advanced Horticultural Crop Physiology 3 Course Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 106, BIOLOGY 107, BIOLOGY 120, or HORT 202; junior standing. Physiological processes related to growth, development, and productivity of horticultural crops; advances in recombinant DNA technology; the impact on horticultural practices. Credit not granted for both HORT 416 and HORT 516. Recommended preparation: BIOLOGY 420. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

418 [M] Post-harvest Biology and Technology 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 420. Physical and physiological basis for handling and storage practices; perishable organ ontogeny and physiological disorders; post-harvest environment requirements. Field trip required. Credit not granted for both HORT 418 and HORT 518. Recommended preparation: HORT 202. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

418 (Effective through Spring 2014) [M] Post-harvest Biology and Technology 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 420. Physical and physiological basis for handling and storage practices; perishable organ ontogeny and physiological disorders; post-harvest environment requirements. Field trip required. Credit not granted for both HORT 418 and HORT 518. Recommended preparation: HORT 202. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

421 Fruit Crops Management 3 Course Prerequisite: 6 hours HORT, BIOLOGY, or VIT ENOL. Current research and management strategies for production and quality of temperate-zone fruit crops. Credit not granted for both HORT 421 and HORT 521. Recommended preparation: HORT 310 or HORT 313. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

421 (Effective through Spring 2014) Fruit Crops Management 3 Course Prerequisite: 6 hours HORT, BIOLOGY, or VIT ENOL. Current research and management strategies for production and quality of temperate-zone fruit crops. Credit not granted for both HORT 421 and HORT 521. Recommended preparation: HORT 310 or HORT 313. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

425 [CAPS] [T] [M] Trends in Horticulture 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Critical examination of current impacts and future trends in horticulture.

425 (Effective through Spring 2014) [CAPS] [T] [M] Trends in Horticulture 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Critical examination of current impacts and future trends in horticulture.

435 Chemistry and Biochemistry of Fruit and Wine 3 Course Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 420; MBIOS 303; MBIOS 305. Study of the chemistry and biochemistry of fruits; biochemistry and physiology of individual fruit compounds, aspects of processing including winemaking. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 435, VIT ENOL 435). Recommended preparation: Analytical chemistry. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

435 (Effective through Spring 2014) Chemistry and Biochemistry of Fruit and Wine 3 Course Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 420; MBIOS 303; MBIOS 305. Study of the chemistry and biochemistry of fruits; biochemistry and physiology of individual fruit compounds, aspects of processing including winemaking. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 435, VIT ENOL 435). Recommended preparation: Analytical chemistry. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

444 Plant Breeding I 2 Genetic principles underlying plant breeding and an introduction to plant breeding. (Crosslisted course offered as CROP SCI 444, HORT 444).

444 (Effective through Spring 2014) Plant Breeding I 2 Genetic principles underlying plant breeding and an introduction to plant breeding. (Crosslisted course offered as CROP SCI 444, HORT 444).

445 [M] Plant Breeding 4 Genetic principles underlying plant breeding and an introduction to the principles and practices of plant breeding. (Crosslisted course offered as CROP SCI 445, HORT 445).

445 (Effective through Fall 2014) [M] Plant Breeding 4 Course Prerequisite: MBIOS 301. Genetic principles underlying plant breeding and an introduction to the principles and practices of plant breeding. (Crosslisted course offered as CROP SCI 445, HORT 445).

445 (Effective through Spring 2014) [M] Plant Breeding 4 Course Prerequisite: MBIOS 301. Genetic principles underlying plant breeding and an introduction to the principles and practices of plant breeding. (Crosslisted course offered as CROP SCI 445, HORT 445).

480 Plant Genomics and Biotechnology 3 Course Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 420. Advanced concepts in plant genomics and biotechnology with emphasis on approaches, techniques, and application. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 480 and CROP SCI 480). Recommended preparation: MBIOS 301 or CROP SCI 444.

480 (Effective through Spring 2014) Plant Genomics and Biotechnology 3 Course Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 420. Advanced concepts in plant genomics and biotechnology with emphasis on approaches, techniques, and application. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 480 and CROP SCI 480). Recommended preparation: MBIOS 301 or CROP SCI 444.

488 Anatomy and Physiology of Grapevines and Berries 3 Course Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 420; HORT 313. Understanding of structural and functional relationships used to sustain vine health and produce high quality grapes. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 488, VIT ENOL 488).

488 (Effective through Spring 2014) Anatomy and Physiology of Grapevines and Berries 3 Course Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 420; HORT 313. Understanding of structural and functional relationships used to sustain vine health and produce high quality grapes. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 488, VIT ENOL 488).

495 Research Experience V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 12 hours. Planned and supervised undergraduate research experience. (Crosslisted course offered as CROP SCI 495, HORT 495, SOIL SCI 495).

495 (Effective through Spring 2014) Research Experience V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 12 hours. Planned and supervised undergraduate research experience. (Crosslisted course offered as CROP SCI 495, HORT 495, SOIL SCI 495).

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. S, F grading.

499 (Effective through Spring 2014) Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. S, F grading.

503 Advanced Topics in Horticulture V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Current topics and research techniques in horticulture.

503 (Effective through Spring 2014) Advanced Topics in Horticulture V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Current topics and research techniques in horticulture.

509 Seminar 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 12 hours. Continuous enrollment required for regularly enrolled graduate students in horticulture. Recent developments in horticulture. S, F grading.

509 (Effective through Spring 2014) Seminar 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 12 hours. Continuous enrollment required for regularly enrolled graduate students in horticulture. Recent developments in horticulture. S, F grading.

510 Graduate Seminar 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Literature reviews and research progress reports.

510 (Effective through Spring 2014) Graduate Seminar 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Literature reviews and research progress reports.

513 Advanced Viticulture 3 Wine and juice grape production in eastern Washington; wine and fruit physiology, climate and soils, and fruit quality. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 413, VIT ENOL 413). Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

513 (Effective through Spring 2014) Advanced Viticulture 3 Wine and juice grape production in eastern Washington; wine and fruit physiology, climate and soils, and fruit quality. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 413, VIT ENOL 413). Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

516 Advanced Horticultural Crop Physiology 3 Physiological processes related to growth, development, and productivity of horticultural crops; advances in recombinant DNA technology; the impact on horticultural practices. Credit not granted for both HORT 416 and HORT 516. Recommended preparation: BIOLOGY 420. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

516 (Effective through Spring 2014) Advanced Horticultural Crop Physiology 3 Physiological processes related to growth, development, and productivity of horticultural crops; advances in recombinant DNA technology; the impact on horticultural practices. Credit not granted for both HORT 416 and HORT 516. Recommended preparation: BIOLOGY 420. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

518 [M] Post-harvest Biology and Technology 3 (2-3) Physical and physiological basis for handling and storage practices; perishable organ ontogeny and physiological disorders; post-harvest environment requirements. Field trip required. Credit not granted for both HORT 418 and HORT 518. Recommended preparation: HORT 202. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

518 (Effective through Spring 2014) [M] Post-harvest Biology and Technology 3 (2-3) Physical and physiological basis for handling and storage practices; perishable organ ontogeny and physiological disorders; post-harvest environment requirements. Field trip required. Credit not granted for both HORT 418 and HORT 518. Recommended preparation: HORT 202. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

521 Fruit Crops Management 3 Current research and management strategies for production and quality of temperate-zone fruit crops. Credit not granted for both HORT 421 and HORT 521. Recommended preparation: HORT 310 or HORT 313. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

521 (Effective through Spring 2014) Fruit Crops Management 3 Current research and management strategies for production and quality of temperate-zone fruit crops. Credit not granted for both HORT 421 and HORT 521. Recommended preparation: HORT 310 or HORT 313. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

535 Chemistry and Biochemistry of Fruit and Wine 3 Study of the chemistry and biochemistry of fruits; biochemistry and physiology of individual fruit compounds, aspects of processing including winemaking. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 435, VIT ENOL 435). Recommended preparation: Analytical chemistry. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

535 (Effective through Spring 2014) Chemistry and Biochemistry of Fruit and Wine 3 Study of the chemistry and biochemistry of fruits; biochemistry and physiology of individual fruit compounds, aspects of processing including winemaking. (Crosslisted course offered as HORT 435, VIT ENOL 435). Recommended preparation: Analytical chemistry. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

600 Special Projects or Independent Study V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent study, special projects, and/or internships. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor before enrolling in 600 credit, which cannot be used toward the core graded credits required for a graduate degree. S, F grading.

600 (Effective through Spring 2014) Special Projects or Independent Study V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent study, special projects, and/or internships. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor before enrolling in 600 credit, which cannot be used toward the core graded credits required for a graduate degree. S, F grading.

700 Master's Research, Thesis, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their master's research, thesis and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 700 credit. S, U grading.

700 (Effective through Spring 2014) Master's Research, Thesis, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their master's research, thesis and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 700 credit. S, U grading.

800 Doctoral Research, Dissertation, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their doctoral research, dissertation and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 800 credit. S, U grading.

800 (Effective through Spring 2014) Doctoral Research, Dissertation, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their doctoral research, dissertation and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 800 credit. S, U grading.

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