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AGR 220 - Intro to Permaculture

Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3

Description: 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 100  with a 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.

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
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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