HALT 1209
Interior Plants

Western Texas College

  1. Basic Course Information:
    1. Instruction in the identification and classification of the plants used in home and commercial interior landscapes.  Topics include design characteristics for interior landscapes and environmental requirements of the plants. 
    2. Any required prerequisites: none
  2. Student Learning Outcomes: Identify the most common interior tropical plants used in the industry today; select accepted care methods for specific plants; and identify production methods of interior tropical plants.
  3. Major Course Requirements
    1. Major Requirement 1:
      1. Weekly test for 4 weeks
      2. Work done in labs
      3. Taking notes
    2. Major Requirement 2
  4. Information on Books and Other Course Materials
    1. Required Book: Provided by Western Texas College                       

    Ornamental Horticulture---Principles & Practices
    Author: Jack E. Ingels
    Publisher: Delmar Publishers Inc

    1. Required Access Code: None
    2. Calculators:
    3. Other
  5. Other policies, Procedures and Important Dates
    1. Academic Integrity
    2. ADA Statement: Western Texas College does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities.  The college counselors have been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements contained in section 35.107 of the Department of Justice regulations.  Information concerning the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the right provided there under, are available from the college counselors.  

    (An inmate requesting assistance under ADA guidelines must request this assistance through the Windham Schools. The instructor or student may notify a Windham Counselor of needed assistance.)

    1. Special Assistance: If, as a result of a disability, a student needs special assistance to participate in a class, the counselor is to be notified immediately so that the prescribed process can be initiated.
    2. Windham Regulations: Posted Windham regulations for classrooms also apply to college courses. Students are responsible for being aware of the following regulations:
      1. Students will arrive for class on time.
      2. Students will not leave the classroom without permission.
      3. Sleeping in class is not permitted.
      4. Eating, horseplay and profanity are not permitted. Students must be neatly groomed and properly dressed.
      5. Cheating on any schoolwork or test is not permitted.
      6. Students must do all their assigned class work and take all required tests.
      7. Students are not permitted to bring personal property to the school.
      8. Excessive noise and other disruptive behaviors are not appropriate.
      9. Students shall not steal damage or destroy school property.
      10. Student must follow all school rules, unit rules and TDCJ-JD rules.


    1. Drop/Withdrawal: Third class day/ N/A
    2. Exam schedule: Weekly Exam for four weeks
  6. Course Organization and Schedule
    1. Weekly Course Schedule



Last Modified: June 27, 2012