AGRO 480/880: Modified Rootzones

Grass varieties at Turfgrass Center on UNL East Campus Expected to be taught in Spring 2019
Instructor: Dr. Bill Kreuser

Class No.:  AGRO/HORT/TLMT 480/880. 

Credits: One graduate or undergraduate credit.  This course is offered for academic credit only. Graduate students must earn a B or above to include this course on a Memorandum of Courses (MOC).

Registration

Academic Credit via MyRed

Contact Diane Wasser, dwasser2@unl.edu, to register via the Ag*IDEAs program.

Description

This online course provides a comprehensive, in-depth study of modified rootzones and their applications in the turfgrass and landscape management industries, including applications in current construction techniques.  The course focuses on "created" soils for specialized situations, such as golf greens, sports fields, container plants and green roofs.

Delivery

Blackboard or Canvas via the Internet

Technology Requirements

High-speed Internet access, email, Microsoft office products, Adobe Acrobat Reader, and ability to view videos. Recommended browsers are Firefox, Chrome or Safari.

Textbooks

None. All materials are online.

Prerequisites

Individuals taking the course for academic credit must be enrolled at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  Those seeking graduate credit must be admitted to UNL's Graduate School and have completed 12 hours in agronomy or closely-related biological sciences courses.

Tuition

For information on tuition and fees, please visit the Student Accounts web site.

Who it's for
  • Undergraduate and graduate students preparing for more intensive or specialized study later  (UNL graduate students must earn a B or above to include this course on a plan of study).
  • Horticulture Certificate Students
  • Turf and landscape management professionals
  • Golf Course Superintendents
  • Horticultural professionals
  • Master Gardeners
  • Extension Educators
  • Anyone interested in landscape management