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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.
Multidisciplinary course dealing with the social and environmental impact of food production in the United States and developing countries. Agroecosystems of various kinds are analyzed from biological, economic, and social perspectives. The impacts of traditional, conventional, and alternative agricultural technologies are critically examined in the context of developed and developing economies. Specific topics include biodiversity and ecosystem services in agriculture, transgenic crops, biofuels, urban agriculture, and sustainable development.
When Offered Spring.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: introductory ecology course or permission of instructor.
Distribution Category (PBS-AS, BIO-AS, GLC-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-SBY)
- Use conceptual and analytical knowledge to understand the complexity of food systems.
- Identify biological, environmental, and social processes that influence agricultural systems.
- Improve their ability to develop and articulate a position on a controversial agricultural topic.
- Participate actively in debate and appraisal of agricultural issues with peers.
- Analyze, synthesize, and write about diverse disciplinary perspectives on agricultural issues.
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- TROnline Meeting
- Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
Instruction Mode: Online
Enrollment limited to 20 students.
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