College Catalog Fall 2004 - Spring 2006
LDCT

LDCT 110 LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION PRINCIPLES

An introduction to construction materials used in the landscape, including wood and masonry materials, is provided. Emphasis is placed on construction principles as they relate to decks, fences, patios, walks, and retaining walls.

Prerequisites: LARC 110 and permission of the instructor for non-majors

(3: 2, 2) Spring

LDCT 180 INTERNSHIP

This course provides students with a unique technical educational experience by combining theoretical and hands-on training. The course must be completed at a recognized internship site chosen in conjunction with a faculty advisor. Students must spend a minimum of 180 hours or 6 weeks at an internship site in order to satisfactorily complete this requirement.

Prerequisites: Full-time matriculated status in the Landscape Contracting Technology program and minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

(1: 0, 30) Summer

LDCT 210 PLANTING DESIGN

This course offers an introduction to the theory and principles of landscape design and their application to residential and commercial sites. Students are taught how to achieve an overall aesthetic and functional development of land areas through design principles and the proper use of plant materials. (Fee)

Prerequisites or corequisites: HORT 130, HORT 165, HORT 170, and LARC 110

(3: 1, 4) Fall

LDCT 220 ADVANCED LANDSCAPE DESIGN/CONSTRUCTION

This course teaches students to develop construction documents for landscape installation. Specialized design issues related to the landscape field are also addressed. Topics include: construction plans; the construction manual; cost and material estimating; the bidding process; job scheduling; commercial landscape design; and specialized landscape issues (lighting, wildflower plantings, grass seed mix design, etc.).

Prerequisites: LARC 110 and LDCT 210

(3: 1, 4) Spring

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