PLHRT 4850

PLHRT 4850

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Explores the history of public gardens, types of contemporary public gardens, and the operation of public gardens including botanical gardens and arboreta. Includes separate units on administration and business management of gardens, collections curatorship, collections design, educational programs, research, and management of landscapes and natural areas.

When Offered Spring.

Fees Course fee: two-and-a-half-day field trip to botanical gardens and arboreta approx. $100.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PLHRT 3000, PLHRT 4910 or PLHRT 4920.

Course Attribute (CU-CEL)

  • To have students gain in-depth knowledge of all aspects of establishing, managing, and expanding public gardens, including botanical gardens, arboreta, historic landscapes, and conservatories.
  • To provide students with the tools to address challenges that arise at public gardens, and thereby to improve their decision-making abilities.
  • To have students consider ways in which public gardens are addressing social and environmental issues, in their communities and on regional and global bases.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one field studies.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4104 PLHRT 4850   LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: PLHRT 4910 or PLHRT 4920.

  •  4160 PLHRT 4850   FLD 801

  • This class includes a two-and-a-half day field trip to multiple botanical gardens and arboretum that will occur April 24-26, 2018. We will be traveling on April 24, 2018 to Philadelphia and returning to Ithaca on April 26, 2018. Approximate cost is $100.