Introduction to Plant Science focuses on the relationship of
plants to society with emphasis on scientific inquiry. Students
explore the biology of plants including their structure, function,
heredity, growth and evolution. They learn how the sciences of
genetics, physiology and reproduction are applied to improve,
manage and produce plants. The course also discusses the
historical and economic significance of plants as food, feed and
fiber; plant classification; growth and development; propagation;
and influences of the botanical environment on plant processes.
(1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: L1 901L]
NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate
writing, and basic math.
NOTE: THE LAB FEE INCLUDES A LAB KIT FOR STUDENTS TO USE AT HOME. STUDENTS ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO BUY SOME SUPPLIES AND FRESH PLANT MATERIAL FOR LABS. STUDENTS MUST HAVE ACCESS TO A DIGITAL CAMERA AND SCANNER.
McHenry County College: 8900 US Hwy 14 Crystal Lake, IL 60012-2761 Phone: 8154558778