IARD 6020

IARD 6020

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

The course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to observe agricultural development in India or Myanmar and to promote interdisciplinary exchange among faculty, staff, students and their Indian Myanmaran counterparts. A three-week field-study trip in January is followed by discussions, written projects, and oral presentations dealing with problems in food, agriculture, and livestock production in the context of social and economic conditions of India or Myanmar.

When Offered Spring.

Fees Course fee: TBA; cost of field-study trip to be determined (including airfare, local transportation, and lodging). Some merit and need-based financial aid may be available.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: IARD 4020 and (or) permission of instructors.

Distribution Category (D-AG)
Course Attribute (CU-CEL, CU-ITL, CU-SBY)
Satisfies Requirement Taking both IARD 4020 and IARD 6020 satisfies the diversity requirement for IARD.

Outcomes
  • Critically discuss and understand the various issues that affect the social status, political influence, economics, ethnic status, geography, agriculture, cultural norms, religion, social movements, etc. that influence the diverse communities (rural, urban, poor and middle class) in India or Myanmar.
  • Experience living and interacting with various local communities and people and projects in India or Myanmar to confirm what was learned in the 4020 course so they can articulate and identify key social, economic and food security issues directly by observing in the field.
  • Comfortably interact with the Indian students that accompany them on the trip.
  • Demonstrate their ability to synthesize what they learned in the field visit into valuable outputs in the form of group presentations, final papers and reflections on their experiences when they return from the field trip.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one field studies. Combined with: FDSC 6020

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1838IARD 6020  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: IARD 4020 and/or permission of instructor.

  •  5135IARD 6020  FLD 801

  • Taught in India. Travel dates: December 31, 2016 and January 18, 2017.