What is this course about?
Introduction to plant science including structure, growth processes, propagation, physiology, growth media, biological competitors, and post-harvest factors of food, fiber and ornamental plants.
Section #'s: #8178
Location MACE 170 for # 8178
MACE 170 for # 9907
Time # 8178 = TTH 2:50 – 4:15 p.m.
# 9907 = W 6:00 - 9:05 p.m.
Final # 8178 = April 30, 2020: 1:00-3:50 p.m.
# 9907 = April 29, 2020: 7:00-9:50 p.m.
Last day to
a "W" or get
a refund January 26, 2020 at 5 pm
Last day to
apply for AS/AA Degree March 6, 2020 at 5 p.m.
Last day to
drop a class April 4, 2020, 2019 at 5 pm
Plant Science, Rick Parker, Delmar Publishers
Office: Ag 118 & MACE
Office Hours: M 10:30 - 11:30 & 1:45 - 2:45
W 7:00 - 8:00 & 3:00 - 4:00
TH 1:30 - 2:30
Office hour will be held in the MACE Building
Phone Number: 575-6209
Division Office 575-6200
email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Grading and Evaluation:
Grades are earned by the students and are a reflection of their effort and understanding of the material. Class participation is important and graded. All homework must be typed, double-spaced, 1” margins, 12-point font, & Times New Roman. Quizzes will not be made up under any conditions. No late papers will be accepted. No make-up exams will be given unless prior approved. Students must follow all instructions in regards to assignments to be eligible for grading and earning maximum points for said assignments. You may check the status of your grade during office hours only any time throughout the semester. Student must be present to be eligible for assignments handed out in class.
The syllabus is tentative. There will be many other activities, assignments and topics covered during the course of the semester and the syllabus will be adjusted accordingly.
A 90-100% D 60-69%
B 80-89% F Below 59%
Tests, Quizzes, Homework, &
Classroom Exercises 90%
STATEMENT OF STUDENT AUDIENCE
Students enrolled in this class are not required to have prior experience or knowledge in plant science. It is an introductory course intended for three groups: students in degree or certificate programs, students seeking additional career skills and/or students with personal interest in agriculture.
MJC Agriculture Farm Lab - West Campus
Library - 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.- Monday - Thursday;
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.- Friday
Agriculture and Library Computer Lab
Career Development Center- 575-6239
Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Categorize the roles of higher plants in the
2. Describe the structural components of higher
3. Recognize standard plant propagation.
4. Describe sexual and asexual reproduction in
5. Explain photosynthesis, respiration, and
translocation in higher plants.
6. Describe the physical and chemical properties
7. Hypothesize solutions for soil erosion
8. Describe the climatic influences on plant
growth and development.
9. Categorize the biological competitors of higher
10. Develop theories for the harvest, preservation,
transportation, storage, and marketing of an
Student Learning Outcome:
After the student is given instruction on photosynthesis in higher plants they will be able to explain and give examples on a written test.
Chapter Test (BRING A 882 Scantron)
Chapter 4 Cell
Section #8178 April 30, 2020, 7:00 - 9:50 am
Section #9907 April 29, 2020, 7:00 - 9:50 pm
Homework Questions, Homework Terms
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Classroom disturbances: Cell phones are to be turned off while in the classroom. If you are seen using a cell phone, you will be asked to leave the lecture.
In addition, no other electronic devices may be used in class.
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