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Horticultural Science I: Trees


Trees is the first of a three-course sequence in Plant Materials and Identification for the Planting Design certificate. This course combined with design courses is central to a designer’s understanding and successful use of plants as a design element and building palette. Students will understand systems of botanical classification, nomenclature, tree morphology, plant hardiness zones, geometric shapes, forms, colors and textures of trees in a variety of seasons. There are 6 Saturday labs, 1:00-4:00pm 2/2, 3/2, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27

Credits 3 Credits
Prerequisites * None.
Co-Requisites None.
Fulfills BDS: AS Elective, PS Elective, BDS: Required, BID: PS Elective, BLA: AS Elective, PS Elective, BLA: Required, MLA: AS Elective, PS Elective, MLA: Required
Fall, Spring


* Prerequisites listed are for onsite degree programs only.  For questions regarding prerequisites for Professional & Continuing Education, The Sustainable Design Institute or The Landscape Institute please call the office at 617-585-0101 or email pce@the-bac.edu. For questions regarding prerequisites for the Distance track Master of Architecture please call 617-585-0390 or email dmarch@the-bac.edu. If you are looking at the course page of a 4000 series course, the prerequisites listed on the page do apply to you.

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