The goal of this course is to establish foundational knowledge of agroecosystems. Emphasis is on the interrelationship among the crop plants, essential plant nutrients, social factors, and cultural practices. Key goals are to introduce students to the broad range of topics covered within agroecosystems, as well technical writing in agricultural science, and oral discussion and argument.
A grade of C or better in ENG 100
- Analyze and interpret information from technical and non-technical sources, with an emphasis on scientific articles.
- Discuss interrelationship between plants and animals, and the socio-economic importance of them to humans.
- Describe the relationship(s) between agriculture, society and the environment.
- Describe the concept of agroecosystems and form critical questions for in-class discussion.