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Summer Exploration of Landscape Architecture, other agriculture courses

April 24, 2012

Looking for a summer class that fulfills the AUCC 3A credit? Or perhaps a class that teaches you about agricultural landscaping? Check out the courses being offered this summer.

Landscape architecture

If you have a career interest in Landscape Architecture, we have the course for you.

LAND 180A1 Landscape Architecture Career Exploration.
July 9-Aug. 3; Monday – Friday; 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
This course is open to all college students, high school students and people in mid-career and beyond. This course features design studios, drawing, workshops, field trips to local landscape architecture firms, portfolio design and more.


These courses are open to all majors and satisfy the AUCC 3A Biological/Physical Science Requirement.

BSPM 102 Insects, Science, and Society (3 credits)
June 11 – August 3; 1-2:40 p.m. MWF
Learn facts about common myths involving arachnids such as spiders and scorpions and real-world approaches to common pest problems from an enthusiastic instructor with a passion for arthropods. Students who took the course say it is “the best science class for non-science majors”.

HORT 100 Horticultural Science (3 credits)
June 11 – August 3
Section 001: 8:40 – 10:25 a.m. MTW
Section L01: 12:10 – 3:30 p.m. W (1 credit)
Section L02: 8:40 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. R (1 credit)
This course is open to all majors and is recommended for anyone with an interest in horticulture. Here is a practical way to describe this course: horticulture is the science behind sustaining yourself through growing your own fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers!

Agricultural science required course

All majors in Agriculture Science are required to take this course:

AREC 202 Agricultural and Resource Economics (3 credits)
July 9 – Aug. 3; 9-11 a.m. MTWRF
This course provides an introduction to decision-making by consumers, firms, government and the resulting allocation of resources through market.

Animal Sciences

Here are the new summer offerings in Animal Sciences:

ANEQ 230 Farm Animal Anatomy/Physiology (3 credits)
May 14 – June 8; 8-10 a.m. MTWRF
This course focuses on the basic concepts of farm animal anatomy and physiology, with emphasis on growth, digestion and reproduction.

ANEQ 386B Equine Practicum – Equine Reproductive Management (2 credits)
June 11 – Aug. 3
Section 001: 11-11:50 a.m. T; plus hours arranged
Section L01: Hours arranged

ANEQ 522 Animal Metabolism (3 credits)
May 14 – June 8; 8-10 a.m. MTWRF
Students study nutrient digestion, absorption, transport and metabolism in monogastric and ruminant domestic species as affected by physiological changes.

ANEQ 551 Field Necropsy
May 14 – June 8
Section 001: 9-11 a.m. TR
Section L01: 2-5 p.m. MF
This course introduces students to the techniques for collection of animal tissues for submission to a diagnostic laboratory.

There are more than 500 courses and four convenient terms. View additional summer courses.

Contact: Barbara Gotshall
Phone: (970) 491-1590