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Undergraduate Degree Programs

These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Rural Sociology (R SOC)

R SOC 134 (GN) (AGECO 134) Sustainable Agriculture Science and Policy (3) The science, socio-economics, and politics of managing food and fiber production systems. Sustainability implications of current practices and future options.

R SOC (AGECO) 134 Sustainable Agriculture Science and Policy (3)
(GN)

This general education course will teach students about the soil, plant, animal, and ecological sciences; technologies, and policies of our agroecosystems in an integrated manner. We will examine agricultural resources and options available for sustainable management of resources for food production. Students will have many opportunities to examine and critically analyze scientific knowledge and policies during discussions, writing exercises, and role playing to develop analytical and communication skills. There are no prerequisites for this course. This course can link with other courses that address how research and efforts in agricultural sciences, ecology, policy, economics, philosophy, education, and communication influence sustainable management of natural resources for the present and the future.


General Education: GN
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: Natural Sciences
Effective: Summer 2013

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.

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