Oct 30, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AGR 201 - Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture

Class: 3 Credits: 3
This course provides an evaluation of the main goals of sustainable agriculture to include environmental health, economic profitability, and social and economic equity. Students will evaluate management and technological approaches and policies that influence agricultural practices.

Prerequisite(s): Take RDG 032  with a minimum grade of C.
Course Topics:
  • Various soil building and environmental sustaining production techniques will be discussed.
  • Production systems for various vegetable and fruit crops will be covered.

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Required Materials:
Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A 90-100
B 80-89
C 70-79
D 60-69
F 0-59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Implement various soil building components to enhance soil biology and plant performance.
  2. Design and maintain a diverse sustainable agriculture garden.
  3. Produce crops and plants in a sustainable environment.

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  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

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  • Academic Integrity
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  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
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  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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