PLSCI 1101

PLSCI 1101

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

This course will explore the scientific principles and processes forming the foundation of plant-based systems that provide food, fiber, beverage, environmental enhancement, medicine and art. Students will learn the language of plants and growing systems including the complex interactions among climate, soil, and human manipulation to meet our needs and desires. This course will challenge the notions of sustainable, organic, GMOs and how plants solve environmental problems. We consider the science behind plant growth, health, performance and their interactions with the environment. Successful completion of this course will prepare students for more advanced courses in the Plant Sciences curriculum.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Priority given to: Agricultural Sciences, Plant Sciences and Landscape Architecture majors, plus Horticulture minors.

Course Attribute (CU-CEL, CU-SBY)

Outcomes
  • Explain, evaluate, and effectively interpret factual claims, theories and assumptions in the application of the plant sciences.
  • Integrate quantitative and qualitative information to reach defensible conclusions on applied plant science topics.
  • Communicate effectively through writing and speech about issues in the applied plant sciences.
  • Demonstrate the capability to work both independently and in cooperation with others.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  1241 PLSCI 1101   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Priority given to Agricultural Sciences, Plant Sciences and Landscape Architecture majors, plus Horticulture minors.

  •  1242 PLSCI 1101   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2158 PLSCI 1101   LAB 402

  • Instruction Mode: In Person