HORT 22.6 Cannabis Crop Production is available in Winter Term.

This class introduces cannabis specific botany and production requirements in both greenhouse and warehouse settings. Topics include: plant growth cycle, genetics, propagation, pest management, integrated crop management (ICM) and harvesting criteria under controlled environments. This class also introduces the chemical composition of cannabis and its importance from medical and recreational perspectives.

This course can be used an open elective for any stream in the PHC program.

Program Streams

To be awarded the Prairie Horticulture Certificate from the University of Saskatchewan, you must complete all of the required core program courses, the courses specified for a particular stream, all of the necessary elective courses, and maintain an overall weighted average of 60%. Coursework must meet a minimum total of nine courses and be equal to a minimum 360 academic hours (36 credit weights); students pursuing Landscape Horticulturist Apprenticeship Training require a total of eleven PHC courses. Note that additional coursework may be required depending on the individual streams and choices between 30 or 60-hour courses.

You make also take individual courses for personal interest or professional upgrading if you wish to pursue individual courses rather than completing the certificate.

Foundational
Requirements

Stream
Requirements

Program
Requirements
(at least three of)

Stream
Electives
(at least two of)

Applied Botany
(HORT 13.6)

Postharvest Handling of Food Crops (HORT 38.3)

Basics of Horticulture Business Management (HORT 42.3)

Fruit Production
(HORT 23.3)

Soils for Horticulture
(SLSC 14.6)

Basics of Horticulture Marketing
(HORT 41.3)

Propagation
(HORT 28.6)

 

 

Integrated Plant Management
(HORT 14.6)

Vegetable Crop Production
(HORT 20.3) 

 

 

Safe Work/Pesticide Application
(HORT 15.3)

 

Plus any Open Elective course(s) necessary to meet the minimum requirements.
Open Electives can be any courses in the PHC Program not used to fulfill other requirements.

Foundational
Requirements

Stream
Requirements

Program
Requirements
(at least three of)

Stream
Electives
(at least one of)

Applied Botany
(HORT 13.6)

Greenhouse Crop Production
(HORT 25.6)

Basics of Horticulture Business Management (HORT 42.3)

Indoor Landscaping
(HORT 34.6)

Soils for Horticulture
(SLSC 14.6)

Greenhouse Structures and Environments (HORT 35.3)

Basics of Horticulture Marketing
(HORT 41.3)

Propagation
(HORT 28.6)

 

 

Integrated Plant Management
(HORT 14.6) 

 

 

 

Safe Work/Pesticide Application
(HORT 15.3)

 

Plus any Open Elective course(s) necessary to meet the minimum requirements.
Open Electives can be any courses in the PHC Program not used to fulfill other requirements.

Foundational
Requirements

Stream
Requirements

Program
Requirements
(at least three of)

Stream
Electives
(at least two of)

Applied Botany
(HORT 13.6)

Arboriculture
(HORT 30.3)

Basics of Horticulture Business Management (HORT 42.3)

Herbaceous Landscape Plants
(HORT 33.3)

Soils for Horticulture
(SLSC 14.6)

Woody Landscape Plants
(HORT 27.3) 

Basics of Horticulture Marketing
(HORT 41.3)

Indoor Landscaping
(HORT 34.6)

 

 

Integrated Plant Management
(HORT 14.6)

Landscape Construction
(HORT 37.3)

 

 

Safe Work/Pesticide Application
(HORT 15.3)

Landscape Design
(HORT 36.6)

 

 

 

Turfgrass Production and
Management (HORT 31.6)

Plus any Open Elective course(s) necessary to meet the minimum requirements.
Open Electives can be any courses in the PHC Program not used to fulfill other requirements.

Foundational
Requirements

Stream
Requirements

Program
Requirements
(at least three of)

Stream
Electives
(at least one of)

Applied Botany
(HORT 13.6)

Nursery Crop Production
(HORT 26.3)

Basics of Horticulture Business Management (HORT 42.3) 

Landscape Construction
(HORT 37.3)

Soils for Horticulture
(SLSC 14.6)

Propagation
(HORT 28.6)

Basics of Horticulture Marketing
(HORT 41.3)

Landscape Design
(HORT 36.6)

 

 

Integrated Plant Management
(HORT 14.6)

Woody Landscape Plants
(HORT 27.3) 

 

 

Safe Work/Pesticide Application
(HORT 15.3)

 

Plus any Open Elective course(s) necessary to meet the minimum requirements.
Open Electives can be any courses in the PHC Program not used to fulfill other requirements.


Cannabis Crop Production
(HORT 22.6)

Floral Design
(HORT 17.3)

Human Resource Management
(HORT 19.3)

Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
(HORT 29.3)

Open Electives are not limited to the above listed courses; they can be any courses in the PHC Program not used to fulfill other requirements.

Complete your Landscape Horticulturist apprenticeship educational on the job training in Saskatchewan.

Prairie Horticulture Certificate courses are approved by the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC)  as technical training credits towards an apprenticeship in the Landscape Horticulturist trade.

As part of the apprenticeship training, apprentices will complete classes in the Landscape and Arboriculture Stream; courses must be taken in the following order to qualify for year cards and, eventually, the journeyperson certification exam:

Saskatchewan Online Option for Apprenticeship Training

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Applied Botany
(HORT 13.6)

Integrated Plant Management
(HORT 14.6)

Arboriculture
(HORT 30.3)

Indoor Landscaping
(HORT 34.6)

Soils for Horticulture
(SLSC 14.6)

Woody Landscape Plants
(HORT 27.3) 

Turfgrass Production and
Management (HORT 31.6)

Basics of Horticulture Business Management (HORT 42.3) 

Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association (SCSA) Safety Construction Orientation Training (SCOT)

Landscape Construction
(HORT 37.3)

Safe Work/Pesticide Application
(HORT 15.3)

Landscape Design
(HORT 36.6)

For more information about this process, please refer to the Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission website at www.saskapprenticeship.ca.

You must apply to the PHC program, including submitting required transcripts and the application fee.

Scholarships, grants and other resources:

The federal Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG) and Apprenticeship Completion Grant (ACG) programs offer $4000 (maximum) in taxable combined funding for apprenticeship training.

Already have your PHC certificate? Already working in the industry?
Contact the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission to discuss apprenticeship or challenging the interprovincial Landscape Horticulturist examination as a tradesperson.

Course Descriptions and Fees

Remember: a non-refundable late registration fee of $35.00 per class will be assessed to students who register after the registration deadlines in each term.  Late Enrolment in a Class Form.

Note: Textbooks and prices are listed for informational purposes only and may be subject to change; review your class syllabus prior to any purchase.

Note: Only domestic tuition rates are listed in the below information; international student tuition differential rates apply.

Introduces basic plant anatomy at the cellular level and whole organ level and investigates the significant processes throughout a plant’s lifecycle. Thorough coverage is given to plant classification and naming, with a stress on botanical grammar. Basic propagation, plant hormones, pollination, fruit set and ripening are discussed. This course focuses on factors of importance to prairie horticulture, including comprehensive coverage of climatic factors and discussion of diseases.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 13.6

W01

PHC 1 (Fall)

80566

$660.00

NA

HORT 13.6

W02

PHC 2 (Winter)

20977

$660.00

NA

HORT 13.6

W03

PHC 3 (Spring)

41544

$660.00

NA

Recommended Textbooks (visit the U of S Bookstore to order)
Capon, B. (1990). Botany for Gardeners (3rd Edition). Timber Press. ISBN: 9781604690958. Approx. cost: $30.00.
Chalker-Scott, L. (2015). How Plants Work: The Science Behind the Amazing Things Plants Do. Timber Press. ISBN: 9781604693386. Approx. cost: $30.00.

Current/Previous Class Syllabus: ocw.usask.ca/AB/HORT/13/

Introduces the basic terminology used in arboriculture, the principles of installation, and care and maintenance of trees and shrubs in the landscape. This course also addresses the effect s of the environment on growth and development of woody plants.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 30.3

X01

PHC 1 (Fall)

80922

$499.00

NA

HORT 30.3

X03

PHC 3 (Spring)

41550

$499.00

NA

Recommended Prerequisites
It is strongly recommended that students first complete HORT 13, SLSC 14, HORT 15, and HORT 27.

Required Textbook NA

Introduces the basics of business management within the horticulture industry. Students gain an understanding of the characteristics of a small business and the principles of small business organizations; financial performance, budgeting and human resource management for the small business.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 42.3

X01

PHC 1 (Fall)

81508

$499.00

NA

HORT 42.3

X02

PHC 2 (Winter)

21361

$499.00

NA

HORT 42.3

X03

PHC 3 (Spring)

41556

$499.00

NA

Required Textbook (visit the Olds College Campus Store to order)
Longnecker, J. et al. (2015). Small Business Management: Launching and Growing New Ventures (6th Cdn Edition). Nelson. ISBN: 9780176532215. Approx. cost: $137.95.

This course introduces basics of marketing within the Horticulture industry. Students will gain an understanding of the fundamental marketing elements of the Canadian and Prairie horticultural industry, including: basic principles of marketing, principles of consumer behaviour, price-setting, and credit granting strategies, sales process, the elements of distribution channels in domestic and global markets.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 41.3

X01

PHC 1 (Fall)

81318

$499.00

NA

HORT 41.3

X02

PHC 2 (Winter)

21359

$499.00

NA

Required Textbook NA

Introduces cannabis specific botany and production requirements in both greenhouse and warehouse settings. Topics include: plant growth cycle, genetics, propagation, pest management, integrated crop management (ICM) and harvesting criteria under controlled environment. An introduction to the chemical composition of cannabis and its significance from a medical and recreational perspective is also addressed.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 22.6

X02

PHC 2 (Winter)

28707

$659.00

NA

Recommended Prerequisite(s)
It is strongly recommended that students first complete HORT 13.

Recommended Textbook (visit Amazon to order)
Bernhardt, R. K. (2017). The Art of Growing Premium Cannabis. Fertile Pages. ISBN: 9780692968584. Approx. cost: $37.00.
Cervantes, J. (Van Patten, G. F.) (2015). The Cannabis Encyclopedia. Van Patton. ISBN: 9781878823397. Approx. cost: $79.25.
Henderson, J. (2017). Cannabis Extracts: The Marijuana Handbook. CreateSpace. ISBN: 9781548897635. Approx. cost: $24.00.

Introduces the theory and practice of floral design. Topics include: basic botany; nomenclature and terminology; care and handling of fresh cut flowers/foliage. The course provides basic understanding of the tools, supplies, and mechanics used in floral design. Floral design styles, elements and principles are discussed.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 17.3

W01

PHC 1 (Fall)

83150

$500.00

NA

Required Textbook (visit the U of S Bookstore to order)
Hunter, N. (2012). The Art of Floral Design (3rd Edition). Delmar Thompson Learning. ISBN: 9781418063030. Approx. cost: $141.00.

Required Resources
Additional tools and supplies will be required in order to complete course assignments and activities; see Class Syllabus for details. Approx. cost: $45.00.

Current/Previous Class Syllabus: ocw.usask.ca/AB/HORT/17/

Introduces fruit production on the Canadian prairies including: the role of prairie climate in large-scale fruit production; plant breeding and cold hardiness; flowering and fruit development; fruit growth, thinning and maturity indices and harvesting techniques. This course discusses site selection, orchard establishment, planting, frost protection and briefly addresses pruning and grafting and post-harvest storage. Fruit crops include apples, plums, pears, strawberries, raspberries, currants and Saskatoon berries.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 23.3

W02

PHC 2 (Winter)

20984

$500.00

NA

Recommended Prerequisite
It is strongly recommended that students first complete HORT 13.

Required Textbooks (visit the U of S Bookstore to order)
Bors, B. and Matthews, L. (2004). Dwarf Sour Cherries: A Guide for Commercial Production. University Extension Press. ISBN: 9780888804921. Approx. cost: $20.00.
Spencer, R. et al. (2013).  Saskatoon Berry Production Manual. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. ISBN: 9780773261013. Approx. cost: $15.00.

Current/Previous Class Syllabus: ocw.usask.ca/AB/HORT/23/

Introduces aspects of greenhouse production including an overview of the prairie greenhouse industry, production economics, chemical and biological pest control and the production of bedding plants, potted and flowering plants and vegetables.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 25.6

X01

PHC 1 (Fall)

80919

$659.00

NA

HORT 25.6

X02

PHC 2 (Winter)

20985

$659.00

NA

Required Textbooks (visit the Olds College Campus Store to order)
Nau, J., editor (2011). Ball Redbook: Crop Production (18th Edition), Volume 2. Ball Publishing. ISBN: 9781883052683. Approx. cost: $81.95.
Nelson, P. (2012). Greenhouse Operation and Management (7th Edition). Pearson. ISBN: 9780132439367. Approx. cost: $200.95.

Introduces the fundamentals of greenhouse construction and maintenance, as well as specialized features of greenhouse structures and environmental controls.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 35.3

X02

PHC 2 (Winter)

20991

$499.00

NA

HORT 35.3

X03

PHC 3 (Spring)

41553

$499.00

NA

Required Textbook (visit the Olds College Campus Store to order)
Nelson, P. (2012). Greenhouse Operation and Management (7th Edition). Pearson. ISBN: 9780132439367. Approx. cost: $200.95.

Introduces the study of common plants in the prairie landscapes including herbaceous perennials, biennials and annual flowers. This course discusses classification, identification, landscape characteristics, adaptations, cultural requirements and proper use of the plants.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 33.3

X02

PHC 2 (Winter)

20990

$499.00

NA

HORT 33.3

X03

PHC 3 (Spring)

41552

$499.00

NA

Required Textbook NA

Introduces human resource management strategies, issues, and processes of managing people in an agricultural workplace. This course strengthens students' abilities as owners, managers and supervisors of an agricultural workplace, to effectively deal with increasing workforce management expectations. There is no final exam in this course.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 19.3

X01

PHC 1 (Fall)

80917

$499.00

NA

HORT 19.3

X02

PHC 2 (Winter)

20981

$499.00

NA

HORT 19.3

X03

PHC 3 (Spring)

41548

$499.00

NA

Required Textbook (visit the ACC Bookstore to order)
Canadian Farm Business Management Council (2004). Managing People on Your Farm. Author. ISBN: 978189448702. Approx. cost: $39.75.

This course covers both the theory and practice of indoor landscaping. Topics include: basic design concepts; people-plant relationships and the function of plants in the indoor environment. This course discusses plant culture, maintenance and integrated pest management. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to prepare cost estimates and budgets and create, install and maintain commercial indoor landscapes.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 34.6

W01

PHC 1 (Fall)

80925

$660.00

NA

Recommended Prerequisite(s)
It is strongly recommended that students first complete HORT 13 and SLSC 14.

Required Resources
A light metre will be required in order to complete course assignments and activities; see Class Syllabus for details. Approx. cost: $45.00.

Required Textbook NA

Current/Previous Class Syllabus: ocw.usask.ca/AB/HORT/34/

Introduces the basics of identifying, monitoring, predicting, and managing the environment and pest problems affecting horticulture crop growth. Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to diagnose problems, provide solutions, and predict how the manipulation of growing conditions will impact other factors.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 14.6

X01

PHC 1 (Fall)

80914

$659.00

NA

HORT 14.6

X02

PHC 2 (Winter)

20978

$659.00

NA

Recommended Prerequisite(s)
It is strongly recommended that students first complete HORT 13 and SLSC 14.

Required Textbook NA

Introduces the theory and application of landscape construction and emphasizes safety procedures. Students will learn about interlocking paving stones; water features; retaining walls; low voltage lighting; wooden decks; and fences.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 37.3

X01

PHC 1 (Fall)

80928

$499.00

NA

Required Textbook NA

Students will gain the skills needed to produce a simple residential landscape design for a client. This course addresses the design process; identifying client needs; producing preliminary site plans and design program; using drafting equipment; and producing a basic landscape design in plan view.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 36.6

X01

PHC 1 (Fall)

80927

$659.00

NA

HORT 36.6

X02

PHC 2 (Winter)

20992

$659.00

NA

Required Textbook NA

Introduces the production, processing and marketing of medicinal and aromatic plants on the Prairies. The course will provide students with useful information and skills that can be applied in establishing or running a herb production, processing, or marketing enterprise.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 29.3

W02

PHC 2 (Winter)

23386

$500.00

NA

Required Textbook (visit the U of S Bookstore to order)
Carpenter, J. and Carpenter, M. (2015). The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer: The Ultimate Guide to Producing High Quality Herbs on a Market Scale. Chelsea Green Publishing. ISBN: 9781603585736. Approx. cost: $56.00.

Recommended Textbook (visit Farm Management Canada to order)
Canadian Farm Business Management Council (2002). Marketing on the Edge:  A Marketing Guide for Progressive Farmers. Author. ISBN: 9781894148689.

Current/Previous Class Syllabus: ocw.usask.ca/AB/HORT/29/

Introduces the production, processing and marketing of medicinal and aromatic plants on the Prairies. The course will provide students with useful information and skills that can be applied in establishing or running a herb production, processing, or marketing enterprise.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 26.3

X02

PHC 2 (Winter)

23386

$499.00

NA

Recommended Prerequisite(s)
It is strongly recommended that students first complete HORT 13, SLSC14, HORT 14, HORT 15, and HORT 27, or receive special permission through the program office.

Required Textbook (visit the ACC Bookstore to order)
Avent, T. (2013). So You Want to Start a Nursery. Timber Press, 2003. ISBN: 9781603585736. Approx. cost: $37.95.

Required Textbook (visit CNLA Publications to download)
Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (2015). Canadian Nursery Stock Standard (9th Edition). Author. Approx. cost: $0.00

Introduces the principles of postharvest handling, storage, and transportation of fruits, vegetables and herbs. Handling and storage practices to maintain quality of fruits, vegetables and herbs are addressed. Factors which influence quality such as timing of harvest, specific storage environments, causes of quality loss and transportation are discussed.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 38.3

X03

PHC 3 (Spring)

41554

$499.00

NA

Recommended Prerequisite(s)
It is strongly recommended that students first complete HORT 13.

Required Textbook (visit the ACC Bookstore to order)
Kader, A., editor (2002). Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops (3rd Edition). University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. ISBN: 9781879906518. Approx. cost: $86.25.

Introduces both theoretical and practical information for hands-on plant propagation. This course will provide an understanding of the physiological and physical processes involved in propagation and the required skills to carry out various propagation techniques.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 28.6

X01

PHC 1 (Fall)

80921

$659.00

NA

HORT 28.6

X03

PHC 3 (Spring)

41549

$659.00

NA

Recommended Prerequisite(s)
It is strongly recommended that students first complete HORT 13.

Required Textbook (visit the Olds College Campus Store to order)
Davies, F. et al. (2017). Hartmann and Krester’s Plant Propagation: Principles and Practices (9th Edition). Pearson. ISBN: 9780134483672. Approx. cost: $210.95.

Required Resources
A camera, seeds and plant cuttings, and a small propagation structure will be required in order to complete course assignments and activities; see Class Syllabus for details. Note: Students may purchase an optional Materials Kit from Olds College for $85.00, or they may individually obtain their own materials.

Introduces the different aspects of safety in the use of pesticides in the horticulture industry. Topics include: basic chemistry; legislation and regulations; labeling; toxicity; handling practices; environmental protection; pest management; application equipment; emergency response; and public relations. This course will be of particular interest to horticulturalists who apply pesticides, but are not mandated to be certified or licensed.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 15.3

X01

PHC 1 (Fall)

80915

$499.00

NA

HORT 15.3

X02

PHC 2 (Winter)

20979

$499.00

NA

HORT 15.3

X03

PHC 3 (Spring)

41546

$499.00

NA

Required Textbook (visit the ACC Bookstore to order)
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (2010). Growing Greenhouse Vegetables in Ontario (Publication 836). Author. ISBN: 9781443539241. Approx. cost: $22.50.

Required Textbook (visit Service Ontario to download)
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (2010). Guide to Greenhouse Floriculture Production (Publication 370). Author. Approx. cost: $0.00.

Special Notes
Under the Manitoba Pesticides and Fertilizers Control Act, Manitoba Agriculture may accept for licensing candidates who have successfully completed pesticide training such as this. Contact Manitoba Agriculture for more information.
A Saskatchewan resident who obtains Manitoba licensing may be eligible to apply for a Saskatchewan permit after successfully challenging the Saskatchewan exam. Contact the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture for more information.
For certification enquiries in Alberta, please contact Alberta Environment and Parks.
Similarly, residents of other provinces should contact the relevant provincial regulatory authority.

Introduces the fundamental principles of soil science with specific reference to the study of Horticulture. The components of soil, their physical and chemical properties, and soil-water relationships will be the theoretical basis on which soil management and fertility will be considered. Synthetic and natural fertilizers and amendments, to improve soil physical properties, will be discussed. Potting media for greenhouse production will be introduced; however, the course emphasis is on natural soils. 

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

SLSC 14.6

W01

PHC 1 (Fall)

80903

$660.00

NA

SLSC 14.6

W02

PHC 2 (Winter)

20788

$660.00

NA

SLSC 14.6

W03

PHC 3 (Spring)

41557

$660.00

NA

Required Resources
A four litre soil sample from a garden or similar area will be required in order to complete course assignments and activities; see Class Syllabus for details. Note: If soil cannot be collected, students may purchase soil from agreeable landscaping or greenhouse businesses.

Required Textbook NA

Current/Previous Class Syllabus: ocw.usask.ca/AB/SLSC/14/

This course outlines the production and maintenance of turfgrasses to enable students to function within the landscaping and turf production industries. Topics include: an overview of the turfgrass industry; turfgrass physiology; plant morphology and species identification; native turfgrass; soils; turfgrass establishment, culture, management practices and problems; turfgrass pest control and integrated pest management.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 31.6

X01

PHC 1 (Fall)

80923

$659.00

NA

HORT 31.6

X02

PHC 2 (Winter)

20989

$659.00

NA

HORT 31.6

X03

PHC 3 (Spring)

41551

$659.00

NA

Required Textbook (visit the ACC Bookstore to order)
McKernan, D. (2011). Great Plains Turfgrass Manual (4th Edition). Life Works Design and Consulting. ISBN: 9780969820000. Approx. cost: $87.00.

Recommended Textbook (visit the ACC Bookstore to order)
Bubar, C. et al. (2009). Weeds of the Prairies. Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. ISBN: 9780773261471. Approx. cost: $44.75.

Introduces vegetable production on the Canadian prairies in terms of soil, climate, equipment, cultural practices, management and marketing. A wide range of crops are reviewed from vegetable crops to vines. The course provides students with information necessary to establish a vegetable operation, advise others on vegetable production, or enhance their background for employment in the vegetable industry.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 20.3

W01

PHC 1 (Fall)

80918

$500.00

NA

HORT 20.3

W02

PHC 2 (Winter)

20982

$500.00

NA

Recommended Prerequisite(s)
It is strongly recommended that students first complete HORT 13 and SLSC 14.

Required Textbook (visit Phytopath.ca to download)
Howard, R. et al., editors (1994). Diseases and Pests of Vegetable Crops in Canada. Canadian Phytopathological Society. ISBN: 9780969162735. Approx. cost: $0.00.

Current/Previous Class Syllabus: ocw.usask.ca/AB/HORT/20/

Introduces the identification and classification of woody ornamental plants. This course addresses plants common in the prairie environment including deciduous and evergreen trees, shrubs, vines and ground covers.

Course No.

Section

Term

CRN

Tuition

Materials Fee

HORT 27.3

W01

PHC 1 (Fall)

80920

$500.00

NA

HORT 27.3

W02

PHC 2 (Winter)

20987

$500.00

NA

Required Textbook (visit the U of S Bookstore to order)
Harris, J. and Harris, M. (2001). Plant Identification Terminology (2nd Edition). Spring Lake Publishing. ISBN: 9780964022164. Approx. cost: $25.00.

Current/Previous Class Syllabus: ocw.usask.ca/AB/HORT/27/

* This course is delivered through collaboration with Olds College.

+ This course is delivered through collaboration with Assiniboine Community College.

Registering in PHC Consortium Partner Courses

As a University of Saskatchewan student, you should follow regular registration procedures through PAWS for all classes in the PHC Program. When appropriate, the PHC Program Office will forward your registration information to the appropriate consortium partner. You will receive a confirmation of registration and course information directly from the consortium partner institution. You will not receive any course information from the U of S and will not access any content through PAWS. While registered with a consortium partner, you remain a University of Saskatchewan student.  All U of S policies and procedures remain in effect (i.e. course cancellations and tuition deadlines, add/drop dates, exam procedures, academic integrity and student conduct, etc.).