Sep 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 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.

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
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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If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:

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

Face Covering Requirements:
All faculty, staff and students must wear a face mask/covering at all times (absent a medical condition) on all SCC campuses when safe social distancing measures are not possible or difficult to follow. For further details, refer to the Student Guidelines for Face Coverings and Social Distancing on the SCC Coronavirus COVID-19 Information page.
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  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Add/Drop period
  • 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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