Turfgrass & Landscape Management Courses

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TLMT 127
Survey of Turfgrass and Landscape Management Crosslisted as AGRO 127, HORT 127
Introduction to careers, internships and co-curricular activities in turfgrass and landscape management.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
TLMT 227
Introductory Turfgrass Management Crosslisted as AGRO 227, HORT 227, PGAM 227
Prereqs:
Introduction to turfgrasses, their management and use, and to the turfgrass industry.
This course is a prerequisite for: TLMT 327, TLMT 427
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
TLMT 228
Introduction to Landscape Management Crosslisted as AGRO 228, HORT 228
Prereqs:
TLMT/AGRO/HORT uses a team approach to problem solving, discussion, assessment planning, and oral presentations of applied case studies.
An overview of landscape management and landscape design. Principles and practices.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
TLMT 229
Introductory Turfgrass Management Laboratory Crosslisted as AGRO 229, HORT 229
Concurrent enrollment with AGRO/HORT/TLMT 227 preferred. Required for Turfgrass Science majors, other students require instructor consent.
Laboratory covering turfgrass identification and management.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lab
Course Delivery: Classroom
TLMT 326
Landscape Solutions Crosslisted as AGRO 326, HORT 326
Prereqs:
TLMT/AGRO/HORT 227 or 228.
Using processes and problem-solving approach to identify and analyze common landscape management situations in commercial, public, and residential landscapes. Integrate design, environment, function, pest and disease, and existing management practices to produce recommendations.
This course is a prerequisite for: TLMT 470
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 4, Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
TLMT 327
Turfgrass Science and Management Crosslisted as HORT 327, AGRO 327
Prereqs:
Scientific principles of turf species adaptation, turf and/or soil relationships, establishment, fertility, mowing, irrigation, and pest control of turf species.
This course is a prerequisite for: TLMT 427
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
TLMT 328
Turfgrass Equipment Crosslisted as AGRO 328, HORT 328, PGAM 328
Principles and procedures of turfgrass management equipment. Current technology, acquisition, operation, power trains, hydraulics, fuel systems, and maintenance of equipment.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lab 2, Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
TLMT 329
Landscape Equipment Crosslisted as AGRO 329, HORT 329
Principles and procedures of landscape maintenance equipment, current technology, acquisition, operation, maintenance of equipment, power trains, hydraulics, and fuel systems.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lab 2, Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
TLMT 330
Pruning Ornamentals Crosslisted as AGRO 330, HORT 330
TLMT/AGRO/HORT 330 will be offered during the last five-weeks of the second semester.
Why, when and how to prune ornamental landscape plants. Demonstrations and field opportunities on how to choose and how to use pruning tools correctly.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lab 2, Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
HORT 395
Career Experience Crosslisted as TLMT 395, AGRO 395
Prereqs:
Sophomore standing; HORT or AGRO or TLMT major.
HORT/TLMT/AGRO 395 requires advanced permission before registering for the course. A written and oral report is required at the completion of the career experience.
Participation in a horticulture enterprise (other than in one of those in which the student has had previous experience).
Credit Hours: 1-5
Max credits per degree: 5
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
TLMT 414/814
Turfgrass Disease Management Crosslisted as AGRO 414/814, HORT 414/814, PLPT 414/814
Prereqs:
BIOS/PLPT 369 or one semester of introductory plant pathology.
Pathogens, epidemiology, and control of diseases specific to turfgrass.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
TLMT 427/827
Turfgrass Systems Management Crosslisted as AGRO 427/827, HORT 427/827
Prereqs:
Critical evaluation of turfgrass settings to create economical and environmentally friendly management systems for professionally managed turf areas.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
TLMT 470
Critical Thinking in Landscape Management Crosslisted as HORT 470, AGRO 470
Prereqs:
AGRO/HORT/PGMP/TLMT 326.
Form a landscape management company.
Using processes and strategies to identify and compare issues, make recommendations, demonstrate proficiency in field application as skills and techniques, and prepare cost estimates in the development of landscape management plans.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
TLMT 480/880
Modified Rootzones Crosslisted as AGRO 480/880, HORT 480/880
Offered as a five-week course.
Modified rootzones and their applications in the turfgrass and landscape management industry. Correct applications and construction techniques.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Web
HORT 813
Turfgrass and Landscape Weed Management Crosslisted as AGRO 813, TLMT 813
Fundamental terminology associated with turfgrass and landscape weed management. Weed identification and the cultural practices and herbicide strategies to limit weed invasion and persistence.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lab 2, Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
HORT 840
TLMT/HORT 440/840 is offered as a five-week course.
Principles of turfgrass and landscape plant pest management and tools to implement Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approaches. Creating healthy landscapes and effectiveness of IPM alternatives.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1, Recitation 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
TLMT 880
Modified Rootzones Crosslisted as AGRO 880, HORT 880
Modified rootzones and their applications in the turfgrass and landscape management industry. Correct applications and construction techniques.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lab 2, Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Sophomore standing; TLMT/AGRO/HORT/PGAM 227 or 228.
TLMT 295/95 requires advanced permission before registering for the course. A written and oral report is required at the completion of the career experience. Pass/No Pass only.
Participation in a turfgrass or landscape management enterprise (other than in one of those in which the student has had previous experience).
Credit Hours: 1-12
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom