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Option Environmental Agriculture Undergraduate Option  

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This option is offered within the following major(s):
Environmental Sciences - College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences



Also available Via Ecampus.


The Environmental Agriculture option has a core of agricultural sciences courses and includes a variety of course possibilities in the areas of agricultural ecology and production, as well as societal issues related to agriculture and environmental science.



Students should first complete:
SOIL 205. *Soil Science (3) and SOIL 206. *Soil Science Laboratory for Soil 205 (1)
   or SOIL 395. *World Soil Resources (3)

Core

Select a minimum of 6–8 credits from below:
AGRI 411. Introduction to Food Systems: Local to Global (3)
ANS 121. *Introduction to Animal Sciences (4)
CROP 280. Introduction to the Complexity of Oregon Cropping Systems (4)
CROP/HORT 300. Crop Production in Pacific Northwest Agroecosystems (4)
   or CROP 200. Crop Ecology and Morphology (3)
ENT 311. Introduction to Insect Pest Management (4)
HORT 260. Organic Farming and Gardening (3)
HORT 301. The Biology of Horticulture (3)
HORT 318. ^Applied Ecology of Managed Ecosystems (3)

Ecology and Production

Select a minimum of 9 credits from below:
AGRI 438. Exploring World Agriculture (2)
ANS 215. Beef/Dairy Industries (3)
ANS 216. Sheep/Swine Industries (3)
ANS 217. Poultry Industries (3)
BEE 439. Irrigation Principles and Practices (4).
BOT 313. Plant Structure (4)
BOT 350. Introductory Plant Pathology (4)
CROP 310. Forage Production (4)
CROP 319. Principles of Field Crop Production (3)
CRP 440. Weed Management (4)
ENT 322. Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping (3)
FES/HORT 350. Urban Forestry (3) Ecampus only
FES/NR/RNG 477. *Agroforestry (3)
HORT 226. Landscape Plant Materials I: Deciduous Hardwoods and Conifer (4)
HORT 228. Landscape Plant Materials II: Spring Flowering Trees & Shrub (4)
HORT 285. Permaculture Design and Theory: Certificate Course (4)
HORT 311. Plant Propagation (4)
HORT 314. Principles of Turfgrass Maintenance (4)
HORT 315. Sustainable Landscapes: Maintenance, Conservation, Restore (4)
HORT 316. Plant Nutrition (4)
HORT 351. Floriculture and Greenhouse Systems (4)
HORT 361. Plant Nursery Systems (4)
HORT 380. Sustainable Landscape Design (3)
PBG 431. Plant Genetics Recitation (1)
RNG 442. Rangeland-Animal Relations (4) 

Societal Issues 

Select a minimum of 6 credits from below:
AEC 372. Agricultural Cooperatives (3)
AEC 442. Agricultural Business Management (4)
ANS 315. *Contentious Social Issues in Animal Agriculture (3)
ANTH 361. Food Studies in a Social Justice Perspective (4)
ANTH 486. Anthropology of Food (4)
BI/FES/TOX 435. *Genes and Chemicals in Agriculture: Value and Risk (3)
CROP 330. *World Food Crops (3)
ENT/HORT 331. *Pollinators in Peril (3)
GEOG 432. *Geography of Food and Agriculture (3)
HORT 319. Restoration Horticulture (3) Ecampus only
HORT 330/ENT 300. *Plagues, Pests and Politics (3)
SUS 350. *Sustainable Communities (4)
400-level CROP, ENT, HORT courses may be added in consultation with an advisor.

Total credits=27


Footnotes:

*Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)


Major/Option offered thru Ecampus - Distance Ed - Signifies that the Major/Option can be completed thru Ecampus - Distance Ed

Option Code: 849




 
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