2018-2019 Catalog 
    
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HORT 238 INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURE THERAPY


3 Units 2.5 hours lecture 1.5 hours lab
An overview of the history and purpose of Horticulture Therapy. Explores the evolution of Horticulture Therapy from its start with medical illnesses, behavioral illnesses, and physical injury, to current day trends in social and vocational Horticultural Therapy. Emphasis is given to current trends for the implementation of therapeutic gardens. Ecological, functional, and aesthetic standards that are unique in a therapy garden will be discussed. Field trips may be required to fulfill the objectives of this course.
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