2009-2011 Cal Poly Catalog
2009-11 Cal Poly Catalog
Horticulture and Crop Science Department
EHS 123 Landscape Installation and Maintenance (4)
Planting and maintenance of trees, shrubs, ground covers, perennial plantings,
color beds, specialty plantings, and small turf areas. Site selection, cultural
requirements, scheduling of maintenance activities, pruning, landscape
renovation and irrigation system repair. Equipment operation, maintenance, and
safety. Speakers from industry. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Prerequisite: HCS 110,
HCS 120 or consent of instructor.
EHS 126 Landscape and Environmental Horticulture Construction (2)
Design, construction techniques and materials used in horticulture construction.
Material quantity estimating, construction material substitutions, tools and
equipment associated with horticulture construction. 1 lecture, 1 laboratory.
Prerequisite: HCS 110, HCS 120, or consent of instructor.
EHS 127 Introduction to Landscape Graphics (4)
Aesthetic aspects of environmental horticulture, landscape drafting, introduction
to computer aided drafting, presentation techniques and garden history. Field trip
required. 2 lectures, 2 laboratories.
EHS 128 Principles of Horticultural Design (3)
Aesthetic aspects of environmental horticulture, including landscape drafting,
computer aided design, landscape and floral design and history. Design in the use
of and presentation of horticultural products. 2 lectures, 1 laboratory.
Prerequisite: HCS 110, HCS 120.
EHS 201 Field Studies in Ornamental Horticulture (1)
Field trip to see environmental horticulture in the field. Private and public sector
facilities visited. Itinerary varies. Total credit limited to 2 units. 1 activity.
Prerequisite: HCS 120.
EHS 210 Enterprise Project I (1–4)
Selection and completion of a management/production project under faculty
supervision. Project participation is voluntary and subject to approval by the
department head and the C