Master Course Outline
WTM-112
Irrigation Principles
Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50
Lecture Hours: 50


Description
Overview of the elements of irrigation and its industry. Topics include irrigation methods, efficiencies, equipment, and their relationships to soils and plants. Formerly WGMT 112.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify, and compare and contrast irrigation system types.
  • Analyze irrigation methods for selection and use.
  • Explain the installation, operation, basic maintenance, and costs of irrigation systems.
  • Identify and describe water management systems and environmental control strategies.
  • Describe the impacts of water quality and supply on irrigation system selection, operation, and efficiency.
  • Apply the principles of plant-soil-water relationships and plant water requirements to develop water scheduling programs.

Course Topics
  • Irrigation systems.
  • Sprinkler applications and water management.
  • Installation, operation and maintenance.
  • Water hydraulics and pumps.
  • Soil-water-plant relationships.
  • Plant requirements.
  • Irrigation of specific crops.
  • Water quality and supply.
  • Environmental controls.
  • Chemical applications.
  • Economics.


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor Files
WTM 112
B673
5101
Mike Hagerman
WTM 112
B673
1312
Mike Hagerman
WTM 112
B672
5101
Mike Hagerman
WTM 112
B672
1312
Mike Hagerman
WTM 112
B564
5101
Mike Hagerman


Two Year Projected Schedule

2017 - 20182018 - 2019
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