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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AGRI 100 - Organic and Sustainable Farming

Credit(s): 3
Component: Lecture
Introduction to sustainable food systems for students with little or no background in agricultural sciences. The history, common practices, regulations, economics, nutritional, environmental and sustainability issues surrounding the organic food industry are discussed within the broad context of sustainable food systems. Students will actively participate in growing crops organically and conventionally on the Newark Farm to develop a fuller understanding of challenges and opportunities of organic farming.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology
General Education Objectives:
GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE1C: Engage in Constructive Ideation GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE2B: Communicate Orally GE3A: Work Collaboratively Across a Variety of Cultures GE4: Critically Evaluate Ethical Implications GE5C: Reason Scientifically