Grasses in Urban and Natural Environments
Plant & Wildlife Sciences College of Life Sciences
Design, installation, and management of agricultural and urban grass systems. Physiological and soil interaction principles of grass management.
Gain Appreciation for Importance of Turfgrass
Students will be given a pre- and post-class attitude survey to access their understanding and appreciation of the importance of turfgrass in terms of aesthetics, environmental quality, and athlete/child safety with a goal of the score doubling (on average) at the end of semester.
Identify Career Possibilities in Turfgrass Science
Students will conduct a research project to the point of having a written manuscript that is in draft form in order to show them the possibility of doing a graduate program. Also, students will write a short paper on how turfgrass science is important in their anticipated field of choice.
Pass Turfgrass Certification Exam
Students will become compentant enough to pass a mock up of the Turfgrass Certification exam patterned after the industry standard.