Oct 25, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AGR 220 - Intro to Permaculture

Class: 3 Credits: 3
This course is a study of permaculture history, ethics, principles, design process, and practical applications. Students learn to observe the environment around them and create designs that complement natural ecological systems.

Prerequisite(s): Take RDG 032  with minimum grade of C;
Course Topics:
  • Evaluation of many sustainable environmental aspects will be discussed.
  • Various components and techniques for sustainable environmental design 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. Arrange sustainable environmental design components and techniques into an urban landscape.
  2. Identify and utilize various environmental factors that influence a sustainable landscape and garden design.
  3. Create a comprehensive permaculture design that shows a complete understanding of permaculture principles.

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  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

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  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
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  • Appeals Process
  • Class Attendance
  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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