Jul 21, 2024  
2024-2025 Course Catalog 
2024-2025 Course Catalog
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AGH 912 - Current Topics in Hort.

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This is a capstone course for the Horticulture program. This course provides an overview of current and potential future trends in the green industry. Case studies will be investigated.
Prerequisite: AGH 106   or BIO 104  or BIO 112  or BIO 135  or BIO 138  or BIO 145  
  1. Critique the current trends in the green industry
    1. Determine positive and negative industry trends.
    2. Assess the impact of trends on current horticulture businesses.
    3. Propose ways horticulture business can capitalize on current trends.
  2. Generate ideas on future trends in commercial horticulture.
    1. Assess what horticulture industry aspects may be out of date.
    2. Determine what horticulture industry aspects may see greater demand.
    3. Propose ways horticulture can capitalize on possible future trends.
  3. Analyze case studies of different green industry scenarios.
    1. Explain how a person would react in the situation.
    2. Assess whether or not the appropriate decisions were made.
    3. Devise an appropriate plan based on the all the information available.
  4. Complete a project on a given topic related to the horticulture/green industry.
    1. Generate a well thought out view point.
    2. Create a presentation that is appropriate for a given audience.

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