Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (BS): Urban Horticulture

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ALS 103 Introductory Topics in ALS 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 Requirement1 3
MA 107 3 COM 110 Public Speaking
or
COM 112 Interpersonal Communication
3
HS 201 World of Horticulture 3 HS 290 Perspective in Horticultural Science 1
HESA 100
or
200 Health and Exercise Studies
1 HESA 100
or
200 Health and Exercise Studies
1
 16 15-16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 101 Chemistry – A Molecular Science 3 ARE 201 Intro to Agricultural & Res Economics 3
CH 102 General Chemistry Laboratory 1 AEC/PB 360 Ecology 4
CS 230 Intro to Agroecology (CP) 3 SSC 200 Soil Science 3
IDS 201 Environmental Ethics
or
IDS 211 Eating through American History
or
IDS 303 Humans and the Environment
3 SSC 201 Soil Science Lab 1
 GEP Humanities Requirement 3 Foundation Elective 4
Foundation Elective2 4
14  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. 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 3 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
15 14

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CS/HS 480 Sustainable Food Prod. (capstone) 1 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
HS 492/493 Internship 3 Free Elective 3
 Free Elective 3
16 15

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*: 120

Major/Program Footnotes:

1 GEP Humanities Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s)

2 Foundational Electives (from the follow must choose at least one course from each group):

Group 1:
ACC 200– Introduction to Managerial Accounting,
ANS/HS 215 – Basic Agricultural Genetics, or
CS 211 – Plant Genetics
CH 220 – Introductory Organic Chemistry, or
CH 221 – Organic Chemistry I and CH 222 – Organic Chemistry I Lab

Group 2:
ARE 304 – Agribusiness Management,
ARE 306 – Agricultural Law,
HS 201 – World of Horticulture: Principles and Practice,
HS 432 – Permaculture,
PB 321 – Introduction to Whole Plant Physiology

3 Restricted Electives (21 credits from the following, least 9 hours at 300 or greater level):
ARE 303 – Farm Management,
ARE 309 – Environmental Law and Economic Policy,
ARE/EC 336 – Introduction to Resource and Environmental Ethics,
ENT 203 – An introduction to the Honey Bee and Beekeeping,
ENT 401 – Honey Bee Biology and Management,
ENT 425 – General Entomology,
ENT 501 – Advanced Beekeeping,
FSA/FS 520–Pre-Harvest Food Safety,
FSA/FS 530 – Post-Harvest Food Safety,
HS 421 – Temperate-Zone Tree Fruits: Physiology and Culture,
HS 422 – Small Fruit Production,
HS 423 – Viticulture,
HS 431 – Vegetable Production HS 451 – Plant Nutrition,
HS 462 – Postharvest Physiology,
HS 440 – Greenhouse Management,
HS 472 – Horticulture Business Administration and Management (course action in progress),
SSC 341 – Soil Fertility and Fertilizers,
SSC 342 – Soil Fertility Laboratory

4 Additional Breadth – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)

 

 

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