Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (BS): Community Food Systems (11ASFSBS-11CFS)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CS 103 or ALS 103 1 BIO 183 Intro Biology: Cellular & Molecular Bio
or
PB 200 Plant Life
4
BIO 181 Intro Biology: Ecol, Evol, Biodiversity 4 MA 121 Elements of Calculus or
MA 131 Calculus for Life and Management Sci A or
MA 141 Calculus 1 (4 crd)
3-4
ENG 101 4 GEP Humanities Requirement2 3
MA 107 3 COM 110 Public Speaking
or
COM 112 Interpersonal Communication
3
Foundation Elective1 3 HESA 100 or 200 Health
and Exercise Studies
1
 15 14-15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CS 290 Professional Dev. in Plant and Soil Sci. 1 ARE 201 Intro to Agricultural & Res Economics 3
CH 101 Chemistry – A Molecular Science 3 AEC/PB 360 Ecology 4
CH 102 General Chemistry Laboratory 1 SSC 200 Soil Science 3
CS 230 Intro to Agroecology (CP) 3 SSC 201 Soil Science Lab 1
IDS 201 Environmental Ethics
or
IDS 211 Eating through American History
or
IDS 303 Humans and the Environment
3 Foundation Elective 4
 GEP Humanities Requirement 3
HESA 100 or 200 Health
and Exercise Studies
1
15 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
SOC 241 Sociology of
Ag. and Rural Soc.
3 CS 430 Advanced Agroecology (CP) 4
SSC/HS 427 Bio Approaches to Sust.
Soil Sys.
or
SSC 332 Env. Soil Microbiology
3 SSC/HS 428 Service-Learning in Urban Ag Systems 1
CS/HS 410 Community Food Systems (CP) 3 STS 323 World Pop.
and Food Prospects
3
Foundation Elective 4 Restricted Elective3 3
ENG 331 Comm. for Engin. and Tech,
or
ENG 332 Comm. for Bus. and Management
or
ENG 333  Comm. for Sci and Research,
or
AEE 311 Comm. Meth. and Media
3 Restricted Elective 3
16 14

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CS/HS 480 Sustainable
Food Prod. (capstone)
3 CS 415 Integrated
Pest Management
3
Restricted Elective 3 GEP Additional Breadth4 3
Restricted Elective 3 Restricted Elective 3
Restricted Elective 3 Restricted Elective 3
CS 492/493 Internship 3 Free Elective 3
 Free Elective 3
16 15

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*: 120

Major/Program requirements and footnotes
1 Foundational Electives (Must choose at least one course from each group)
Group 1:
NTR 220 – Food and Culture,
NRT 420 – Community Nutrition,
SOC 311 – Community Relationships
Group 2:
GPH 201 – Fundamentals of Global Public Health,
NTR 301 – Introduction to Human Health,
STS 214 – Introduction to Science, Technology, and Society
Group 3:
AEE 206 – Introduction to Teaching Agriculture,
AEE 230 – Introduction to Cooperative Extension,
AEE 311 – Communications Methods and Media,
NPS 340 – Fundamentals of Grant Development for Nonprofits
2 GEP Humanities Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list

3 Restricted Electives (Must choose at least one course from each group)
AEE 311 – Communication Methods and Media,
AEE 323 – Leadership Development in Agriculture and Life Sciences,
AEE 325 – Planning and Delivering Non-Formal Education,
AEE 434 – Collaborative Leadership: Building Partnerships across Community Programs,
ARE/EC 301 – Intermediate Microeconomics,
ARE 433 – U.S. Agricultural Policy,
ES 200 – Climate Change and Sustainability,
HS 201 – World of Horticulture: Principles and Practices,
HS 203 – Home Food Production,
HS 431 – Vegetable Production,
HS 432 – Permaculture,
IDS 201 – Environmental Ethics,
IDS 211 – Eating through American History,
IDS/NR 303–Humans and the Environment,
NTR 220 – Food and Culture,
PB 215 – Medicinal Plants,
PB 321- Introduction to Whole Plant Physiology,
PB 345- Economic Botany,
PB 346- Economic Botany Lab,
SOC 342 – International Development,
SOC 350 – Food and Society,
SOC 402 – Urban Sociology
4 Additional GEP Breadth – Selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists

 

 

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