BIOL 225
Sustainable Food & Agriculture
Last Offered Fall 2018
Division III
Cross-listed BIOL 225 / ENVI 225
This course is not offered in the current catalog or this is a previous listing for a current course.

Class Details

A tutorial course investigating patterns, processes, and stability in human-dominated, food production systems. The course will examine sustainable food and agriculture from an ecological perspective. Topics will include: changes in diversity, concentration, and scale, flows of energy, circulation (or not) of fertilizer nutrients, carbon balances in soils, and stability of food production, processing, and distribution ecosystems. A day-long field experience will take place on a local farm.
The Class: Format: tutorial
Limit: 10
Expected: 8
Class#: 2104
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: writing assignments, tutorial presentation, performance in the role of paper critic, and course participation
Prerequisites: BIOL 102 or ENVI 102
Enrollment Preferences: open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors, with preference given to sophomores over juniors and seniors
Unit Notes: satisfies the distribution requirement for the Biology major
Distributions: Division III
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
BIOL 225 Division III ENVI 225 Division III
Attributes: ENVI Natural World Electives

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