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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AGRI 130 - Understanding Today’s Agriculture (3cr.)

Credit(s): 3
Component: Lecture
Broad overview of Delaware agriculture and its associated industries. Topics include agronomic, vegetable, fruit, and livestock production; management of water and other natural resources; agricultural statistics, marketing, and promotion; food safety, supply, and security; state government; the importance and impact of technology (GMOs and precision ag); impact on corporate America and on climate; social media. Classroom blog, guest speakers, workforce preparation, and various field trips allow for interactive and hands-on experiences.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
General Education Objectives:
Read Critically Analyze Arguments and Information Engage in Constructive Ideation Communicate Effectively in Writing Communicate Orally Communicate Through Creative Expression Work Collaboratively Across a Variety of Cultures Work Individually Across a Variety of Cultures Critically Evaluate Ethical Implications Reason QuantitativelyReason Computationally Reason Scientifically