HALT 1333
Landscape Irrigation

Western Texas College

  1. Basic Course Information:
    1. Course description:   Coverage of irrigation systems including equipment, design, performance, and maintenance. Topics include residential and small business applications, troubleshooting, repair, and technological advances in irrigation systems.
  2. Student Learning Outcomes:
    1. Describe the basic installation techniques used to install an irrigation system; discuss the separation of zones for turf areas, shrubs, groundcovers, and other plant groups; and prepare a design for an irrigation system.
  3. Major Course Requirements
    1. Exams, Labs, Attendance with daily assignments
      Exams – 25%
      Lab (Attendance 15%, Participation10%) – 25%
      Attendance and daily assignments – 25%
      Final Exam – 25%
  4. Information on Books and Other Course Materials
    1. Texas Landscape Irrigation by Phil Sheppard ISBN: 978-0-9740334-1-9 
  5. Other Policies, Procedures and important dates.  Please refer to the WTC Catalog for the following:
    1. Campus Calendar
    2.  Final exam schedule
    3. How to drop a class.
    4. Withdrawal information
    5. Student Conduct/Academic Integrity
    6. Class Attendance
    7. Students with disabilities
  6. Course Content

    Week 1 Introduction, Chapter 1
    Week 2 Chapter 2
    Week 3 Chapter 3
    Week 4 Chapter 4
    Week 5 Chapter 5
    Week 6 Chapter 5
    Week 7 Chapter 6
    Week 8 Chapter 6
    Week 9 Chapter 7
    Week 10 Chapter 7
    Week 11 Chapter 7
    Week 12 Chapter 8
    Week 13 Chapter 8
    Week 14 Chapter 8
    Week 15 Review for Final

Disclaimer:  The above schedule, policies, procedures and assignments in this course are subject to change.

 

Last Modified: August 16, 2016