Mar 26, 2019  
2018-2019 Course Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Course Catalog
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AGH 155 - Landscape Design II

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Course will include design of residential, commercial, public areas and annual and perennial flower beds. Use of landscape construction materials in design and materials and labor estimates will be developed.
Prerequisite: AGH 154 , AGH 159 , AGH 123 .
Corequisite: AGH 120  
Competencies
  1. Design an annual flower bed for a public or commercial property
  2. Explain the difference between by symmetrical and asymmetrical flower bed design
  3. Discriminate between a flower bed and a flower border
  4. Calculate correct planting spaces for annuals in a flower bed
  5. Utilize mathematics to determine planting area
  6. Select charts and tables to determine planting distances
  7. Describe the design principles utilized in developing a perennial bed
  8. Develop a two-point perspective sketch of a house with suggested plants
    1. Sketch shrubs and trees
    2. Draw the front and side of a house
    3. Select plants of appropriate size, shape, and texture in the landscape
  9. Classify various uses of plants in the landscape for energy conservation
  10. Explain the key features used in xeriscaping
  11. Design a landscape design for a residential or commercial site, including plant material and construction features with a plant material list and estimate of cost
  12. Identify the different types of park systems
  13. Describe the principles of golf course layout and design
  14. Discuss the landscape decisions to be considered in commercial and multi-dwelling properties
  15. Explain different parking systems for commercial and public parking
  16. Select the number of parking places required for different usage
  17. Describe principles of golf course layout and design
  18. Determine grades and slopes
  19. Classify parks - departments and their uses



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