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"Morrisville recently created their own brand called 'Morrisville Fresh'. Morrisville Fresh was created by the Agriculture Business program. They create, market, and sell products that are locally grown and processed. Some products include Slather Sauce, Apple Splashers, Maple Madness, and Pina Salsa. Morrisville Fresh also sells hydroponically grown butter crisp lettuce and fresh cheese curds. The Agriculture Business students take pride in the production of local foods that they help create."

School of Agriculture, Sustainability, Business and Entrepreneurship

Dean: Christopher L. Nyberg
Phone: (315) 684-6083

Course Description

Planting Design

This course addresses the theory and practices of the landscape planting design process. Topics will be covered in lectures using textbook readings, Power Point presentations, and class discussions. The lab component is designed as a sequence of both studio and outdoor projects which will involve the student in applying the knowledge gained from the lectures and readings. The projects vary in type and scale to cover client relationships, site study, aesthetic, functional, and ecological plant uses, plant selection criteria, design process and vocabulary, design principles & elements, design graphic tools & techniques, planting plan drawings and models. A basic understanding of design, drafting and ornamental horticulture is needed to complete the assignments for the class. A semester-long sketchbook assignment and a design portfolio documenting student’s projects and creative process are required. Prerequisites: HORT 101, 103, or permission of instructor 4 credits (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours/week), fall semester This course satisfies the Liberal Arts and Sciences requirement and the SUNY General Education Requirement for The Arts.

Admissions Requirements

Students may transfer into this degree program after successfully completing an A.A.S. in Horticulture or a related field.Students who have completed transferable, college level course work may receive admission to the program on a case-by-case basis. A minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average is required for transfer students.