Environmental Agriculture Option
This option is available within the Environmental Sciences major at the following locations:
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.
Option Code: 849
Upon successful completion of the program, students will meet the following learning outcomes:
- Demonstrate a rigorous cross-disciplinary base across the biological, physical, and social sciences.
- Articulate connections between multiple components of human and natural systems, including implications for land, air, water, climate, energy, food, biodiversity, and human health.
- Investigate and diagnose interdisciplinary, multi-stakeholder environmental issues to propose solutions.
- Apply the analysis of data to an environmental problem.
- Reflect on how identity, including one’s own, affects the perception of issues and the practice of environmental science.
- Communicate effectively with diverse audiences in writing, speech, and in graphic forms.
|Select a minimum of 6-8 credits from the following:||6-8|
|*INTRODUCTION TO FOOD SYSTEMS: LOCAL TO GLOBAL|
|*INTRODUCTION TO ANIMAL SCIENCES|
|INTRODUCTION TO THE COMPLEXITY OF OREGON CROPPING SYSTEMS|
|CROP PRODUCTION IN PACIFIC NORTHWEST AGROECOSYSTEMS|
or CROP 200
|CROP ECOLOGY AND MORPHOLOGY|
| SOIL SCIENCE|
and *SOIL SCIENCE LABORATORY FOR SOIL 205
|INTRODUCTION TO INSECT PEST MANAGEMENT|
|ORGANIC FARMING AND GARDENING|
|GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF HORTICULTURAL CROPS|
|^WORLD SOIL RESOURCES|
|Ecology and Production|
|Select a minimum of 9 credits from the following:||9|
|EXPLORING WORLD AGRICULTURE|
|SMALL RUMINANT/SWINE INDUSTRIES|
|IRRIGATION PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES|
|HONEY BEE BIOLOGY AND BEEKEEPING|
|LANDSCAPE PLANT MATERIALS I: DECIDUOUS HARDWOODS AND CONIFERS|
|LANDSCAPE PLANT MATERIALS II: SPRING FLOWERING TREES AND SHRUBS|
|PERMACULTURE DESIGN AND THEORY: CERTIFICATE COURSE|
|PRINCIPLES OF TURFGRASS MAINTENANCE|
|SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPES: MAINTENANCE, CONSERVATION, RESTORE|
|FLORICULTURE AND GREENHOUSE SYSTEMS|
|PLANT NURSERY SYSTEMS|
|SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPE DESIGN|
|PLANT GENETICS RECITATION|
|*PASTORAL SYSTEMS OF THE WORLD|
|Select a minimum of 6 credits from the following:||6|
|AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT|
|*CONTENTIOUS SOCIAL ISSUES IN ANIMAL AGRICULTURE|
|ANTHROPOLOGY OF FOOD|
|*WORLD FOOD CROPS|
|*POLLINATORS IN PERIL|
|*GENES AND CHEMICALS IN AGRICULTURE: VALUE AND RISK|
|*GEOGRAPHY OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE|
|*PESTS, PLAGUES AND POLITICS|
400-level CROP, ENT, HORT courses may be added in consultation with an advisor
Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
Writing Intensive Course (WIC)
Option Code: 849