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Course ID:HORT 2990S. 3 hours.
Course Title:Understanding and Communicating with the Latino Community in the Green Industry
Introduction to cross-cultural communication with the Hispanic/Latino community on horticulture-related topics. Use of basic green industry content-specific Spanish phrases, diversity and commonalities of Latino cultures and cultural values. Applied service-learning and other interactions with Latinos on projects related to the green industry.
Athena Title:Communicating with Latino Hort
Nontraditional Format:Course includes 2 hours/week of instruction and 2 hours/week of applied service-learning field work with the Latino community. Course also includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Students will be involved in the planning and implementation of the project(s) and may spend time outside of the classroom. Students will be engaged in the service-learning component for approximately 25-50% of overall instructional time.
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Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)