LNDC1160 Greenhouse Infrastructure Technology

This course is designed to give the student an understanding of the greenhouse infrastructure used in the production of ornamental crops and food systems. Technology taught will include greenhouse structures, controlled environments, application of specialized equipment, and alternative growing systems such as High Tunnels.

Credits

2

Prerequisite

None

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Referto Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate knowledge of greenhouse heating systems
Demonstrate greenhouse structure knowledge
Demonstrate knowledge of cooling systems
Demonstrate knowledge of greenhouse equipment
Identify watering systems
Demonstrate knowledge of fertilization systems

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

2