SOIL SCIENCE

  • Program: Landscape and Horticulture Careers
  • Course: Soil Science
  • Course #: LNDC1271
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will help the student recognize the various types of soils and how plants respond to various soils and soil fertility.

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:
Demonstrate knowledge of the history of soil science
Demonstrate knowledge of soil formation
Demonstrate knowledge of soil classification
Demonstrate knowledge of soil texture
Demonstrate knowledge of soil water
Demonstrate knowledge of soil pH
Demonstrate knowledge of organic matter
Demonstrate knowledge of soil fertility
Demonstrate knowledge of fertilizers
Demonstrate knowledge of soil tests

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

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