PLHRT 4850

PLHRT 4850

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

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 Field trip fee: approximately $100 for two-and-a-half-day trip to botanical gardens and arboreta.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PLHRT 3000, PLHRT 4910 or PLHRT 4920.

Course Attribute (CU-CEL)

  • Describe all aspects of establishing, managing, and expanding public gardens, including botanical gardens, arboreta, historic landscapes, and conservatories.
  • Address challenges that arise at public gardens, and thereby to improve their decision-making abilities.
  • Articulate ways in which public gardens are addressing social and environmental issues, in their communities and on regional and global bases.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one field studies.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3779PLHRT 4850  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: PLHRT 3000, PLHRT 4910 or PLHRT 4920.

  •  3820PLHRT 4850  FLD 801

  • This class includes a two-and-a-half day field trip to multiple botanical gardens and arboretum that will occur in late April. Approximate cost is $100.