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Catalog 2013-2014

Special Topics in Natural Science: Agroecology

  • Semester: Fall
  • Course Number: NS381B
  • Instructors: Charlotte Rosendahl
  • Credit: 3

Course Description

This course examines the ecological foundations of sustainable agriculture practice to foster an understanding of the management and design of sustainable agroecosystems. Using a whole-system and multi-disciplinary approach students will analyze and design agricultural systems both locally and globally while considering the triple bottom line. It includes an overview of sustainable agriculture practices both historic and modern.