HONORS • HNRS

General education courses are marked with stars ().

1001 Seminar in Ancient Western Civilization (3)Prereq.: ENGL 1000/1001 or equivalent. Coreq.: HNRS 1003. Credit will not be given for this course and HNRS 1101.

Curricular equivalent of ENGL 1002, 1003 or a humanities elective. The ancient world, including literature, history, philosophy, religion, government, and fine arts.

1003 Lectures in Ancient Western Civilization (3)Coreq.: HNRS 1001. Credit will not be given for this course and HNRS 1103. Curricular equivalent of a 3 hr. history, social sciences, or humanities elective. Lectures, readings, and examinations coordinated with HNRS 1001.

1007 Introduction to Life Sciences (4)2 hrs. lecture; 4 hrs. lab. Not open to students who have had BIOL 1001, 1002, 1201, 1202, 1207, 1208, 1209, or 1503. A basic course, organized in accordance with the principle of organic evolution, emphasizing the chemical basis of life and cell biology.

1008 Introduction to the Life Sciences (4)2 hrs. lecture; 4 hrs. lab. Not open to students who have had BIOL 1001, 1002, 1201, 1202, 1207, 1208, 1209, or 1503. Continuation of HNRS 1007. A basic course, organized in accordance with the principle of organic evolution, emphasizing phylogeny, morphology, function of multicellular organisms, and people's relation to their environment.

1101 Seminar in Comparative Civilizations (3)Prereq.: ENGL 1000/1001 or equivalent. Coreq.: HNRS 1103. Credit will not be given for this course and HNRS
1001. Curricular equivalent of ENGL 1002, 1003, or humanities elective. Comparative and interdisciplinary study of the history, literature, philosophy, religion, and art of five ancient civilizations: Greek, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, and Meso-American.

1103 Lectures in Comparative Civilizations (3)Coreq.: HNRS 1101. Credit will not be given for this course and HNRS 1003. Curricular equivalent of a 3 hr. history, social sciences, or humanities elective. Lectures, readings, and examinations coordinated with HNRS 1101.

2002 Seminar in Roman and Medieval Civilization (3)Prereq.: HNRS 1001 and 1003; or 1101 and 1103; or ENGL 1002; or ENGL 1003. Coreq.: HNRS 2004. European civilization from ancient Rome through the Middle Ages; includes literature, history, philosophy, religion, government, and fine arts.

2004 Lectures in Roman and Medieval Civilization (3)Prereq.: HNRS 1001 and 1003; or HNRS 1101 and 1103; or ENGL 1002; or ENGL 1003. Coreq.: HNRS 2002. Lectures, readings, and examinations coordinated with HNRS 2002.

2011 The Age of Enlightenment (3)Literature, philosophy, history, art, and science of the age of enlightenment.

2012 The 19thCentury (3)Perspectives fundamental to 19thcentury culture; relevant works of literature, philosophy, art, science.

2013 The 20thCentury (3)May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit. Selected themes in 20thcentury civilization.

2021 Colloquium in the Arts (3)May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit. Art forms and their cultural significance; particular themes involving examination of art
works.

2202 Seminar in Colonial and Early National America (3)Prereq.: HNRS 1001 and 1003; or HNRS 1101 and 1003; or ENGL 1002; or ENGL 1003. Coreq.: HNRS 2204.Interdisciplinary presentation of development of the American world to 1828, integrating literature and culture with political, economic, and social history.

2204 Lectures in Colonial and Early National America (3)Prereq.: HNRS 1001 and 1003; or HNRS 1101 and 1003; or ENGL 1002; or ENGL 1003. Coreq.: HNRS 2202. Lecture, readings, and examination coordinated with HNRS 2202.

3001 European Civilization from 1400 to 1789: The Old Regime (4)Continuation of HNRS 2002, 2004. Interdisciplinary presentation of development of western
civilization from the Renaissance through the Enlightenment; literature, history, philosophy, religion, government, and fine arts.

3003 Western Civilization from 1789: The Modern World (4)Continuation of HNRS 3001. Interdisciplinary presentation of development of western civilization from the era of revolution to the present; literature, history, philosophy, religion, government, and fine arts.

3030 Humanities Colloquium (3)May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit. Selected themes and materials in literature, philosophy, history, and art.

3031 American Studies (3)May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Selected topics in American civilization.

3033 Social Science Colloquium (3)May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Topics of significance from the standpoint of various social sciences.

3035 Natural Science Colloquium (3)Prereq.: completion of one-year course in a physical science and one-year course in a biological science, at least one with
laboratory; or consent of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Selected topics illustrative of developing concepts of the natural and physical universe and of living organisms.

3100 Internships, Field Work, Off-Campus Programs (1-6)Prereq.: consent of dean of Honors College. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit. For special learning opportunities.

3991 Thesis (3)Independent research and writing toward the honors thesis; the thesis itself to be completed in HNRS 3992.

3992 Thesis (3)An essay based on independent reading and research or a report on laboratory or field research.

HORTICULTURE • HORT

2001 Organic Gardening (2) FOne hr. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. For non-horticulture majors. Principles and practices of organic vegetable production.

2050 General Horticulture (4) F,S3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Science and art of modern horticultural plant production, including propagation, fertilization, pest control, and pruning; major groups of garden crops including vegetables, fruits and nuts, ornamentals, houseplants, and florist crops; lab includes propagation and culture of garden plants in field and greenhouse.

2061 Plant Propagation (3) S-OPrereq.: HORT 2050. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Principles of sexual and asexual propagation; specific methods for reproduction of plants.

2076 Foliage Plants and Greenhouse Management (3) F-E2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Managing commercial and home greenhouses; identification and study of major
greenhouse foliage plants.

3000 Horticultural Internship (3)Prereq.: HORT 2050 and written consent of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. credit. Work experience in horticultural industries culminating in acceptable written reports and a seminar presentation.

3010 Research Problems (3)May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. credit. Independent research under a faculty member culminating in an oral and written research
report.

3012 Culture and Management of Fruit, Nut, and Vegetable Crops (3) F-OPrereq.: HORT 2050 or equivalent. 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Required field trips. Culture and management of fruit, nut, and vegetable crops production; review of Louisiana commercial fruit, nut, and vegetable crops industries.

3015 Urban Landscape Management (3) S-EPrereq.: HORT 2050 and LA 2121 or equivalent. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Management of the landscape through proper installation, soil management, plant care, pesticide management, employee management, and cost accounting.

4010 Tropical/Subtropical Horticulture (3) S-EPrereq.: HORT 2050 or equivalent. Current status of cultivation throughout the world; production practices; postharvest handling; international trade of tropical/subtropical horticultural crops.

4012 Special Topics in Horticulture (1-3) VPrereq.: consent of instructor. May taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Lab/field trip may be required. Subject areas not covered in other horticulture courses.

4021 Florist Crop Production (3) S-EPrereq.: HORT 2076 or equivalent. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Principles and practices involved in production of a range of floricultural crops, including potted plants and cut flowers; post-harvest treatment and marketing practices.

4051 Processing of Fruits and Vegetables (3) S-OPrereq.: FDSC 1049 or HORT 2050 or equivalent. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Methods of processing horticultural crops; includes canning, freezing, dehydration, and fermentation.

4064 Principles of Plant Breeding (4)See AGRO 4064.

4071 Nursery Management (3) F-OPrereq.: BIOL 3060 or equivalent. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Required field trips. Principles and practices involved in commercial
production, management, and marketing of nursery crops.

4083 Principles and Practices in Olericulture (4) F-EPrereq.: AGRO 2051 and HORT 2050. 3 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Required field trips. Review of U.S. commercial vegetable industry; seed handling, field microclimate modification, transplant handling, stand establishment, influence of soil chemical and physical properties, and greenhouse vegetable production.

4085 Principles and Practices in Fruit and Nut Production (4) S-OPrereq.: HORT 2050 or equivalent. 3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Required field trips. Physiological
principles involved in growing pomological crops; overview of state, U.S., and worldwide fruit and nut industry; marketing and production strategies.

4086 Turfgrass Management (3) S-EPrereq.: BIOL 1402, AGRO 2051 or equivalent. 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Required field trips. Also offered as AGRO 4086. Turfgrass identification and adaptation; establishment and maintenance of high quality turf areas; turfgrass pests and their control.

4090 Golf Course Operations (4) SPrereq.: HORT 4086. 3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Golf course management; construction; cultural practices; environmental concerns.

4096 Postharvest Physiology (4) S-EPrereq.: PLHL 3060. 3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Physiological changes associated with storage and handling of fruits and vegetables; current practices used in extending shelf-life; basic and applied laboratory analysis techniques.

7023 Growth and Development of Horticulture Crops (3) F-EHorticultural plant constituents, their occurrence, transformation, and metabolism; changes induced in
plants by variations in water, light, temperature, etc.

7050 Plant Tissue Culture (4)Prereq.: BIOL 4024, PLHL 3060, HORT 2061 and 7023. 2 hrs. lecture; 6 hrs. lab. The in vitroculture of selected higher vascular plants; media preparation; cell, callus, and organ cultures; protoplast isolation, culture, and fusion; embryo genesis and plantlet regeneration and haploid culture.

7070 Advanced Plant Breeding (4) S-ESee AGRO 7070.

7071 Advanced Plant Genetics (4) S-OPrereq.: AGRI 2072 or equivalent. See also AGRO 7071. Theory and practical application of cytogenetics, extrachromosomal inheritance, and molecular techniques in plant genetics.

7074 Quantitative Genetics in Plant Improvement (3)See AGRO 7074.

7075 Advanced Food Preservation (4)See FDSC 7075.

7913 Seminar (1)May be taken for a max. of 4 hrs. of credit. Topics of current interest in horticulture.

8000 Thesis Research (1-12 per sem.)"S"/"U" grading.

8900 Research Problems in Horticulture (3)Prereq.: consent of department head. May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Students minoring in
horticulture may take this course only once. Pass-fail grading.

9000 Dissertation Research (1-12 per sem.)"S"/"U" grading.