HORT 4975

HORT 4975

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

Leadership development for Hortus Forum officers, which includes, but is not limited to, learning how to: foster inclusiveness and a healthy, positive social atmosphere among members; promote an interest in plants; communicate and collaborate effectively with greenhouse staff, faculty advisors, and other faculty, staff, administrators and students; and maintain the reputation, continuity and history of a long running Cornell organization.

When Offered Fall, spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: elected Hortus Forum Officer.

  • Foster a culture of inclusiveness, in which all are welcome.
  • Promote an interest in plants, giving plant-based, out-of-classroom exposure to students from throughout the university.
  • Work effectively with greenhouse staff to learn how to grow plants from a commercial perspective, maintaining an attractive, safe, clean, well-managed space in the Cornell greenhouses.
  • Communicate effectively with a faculty advisor, as well as other faculty, staff and administrators.
  • Maintain the reputation, continuity and history of a long running organization.
  • Provide an important, healthy, positive social arena for students from throughout the campus community with similar interests.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-2 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  4752HORT 4975  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Prerequisite: Must be an elected Hortus Forum Officer to enroll. To enroll fill out the Special Studies form available here: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#special-studies.