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

AGRI 130 - Understanding Today’s Agriculture

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:
GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE1C: Engage in Constructive Ideation GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE2B: Communicate Orally GE2C: Communicate Through Creative Expression GE3A: Work Collaboratively Across a Variety of Cultures GE3B: Work Individually Across a Variety of Cultures GE4: Critically Evaluate Ethical Implications GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5B: Reason Computationally GE5C: Reason Scientifically