PLANT BIOLOGY

  • Program: Landscape and Horticulture Careers
  • Course: Plant Biology
  • Course #: LNDC1242
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This course is designed as an overview of the taxonomic and structural characteristics of higher plants. An understanding of plant anatomy, function and growth will be discussed. A lab will be held once a week to give hands on activities with regards to plant structure.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Identify chemical structure of plants
Identify plant cell structure
Identify plant tissue
Identify root structures
Identify stem structures
Identify leaf structures
Identify floral structures
Identify fruit/seed structures
Identify dicotyledon plants
Identify monocotyledon plants
Describe the photosynthetic process
Describe the respiration process
Describe transpiration

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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