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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2023-2024 Catalog 
    Jun 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog
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ENV 101 - Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture

Prerequisite: MAT 090 MAT 095 , or appropriate score on the placement test or instructor consent; AND RDG 095  or appropriate score on the placement test.
(3 Credits)
This is a one-semester course designed for students interested in exploring sustainable methods of agriculture that minimize the impacts of conventional agricultural practices on the natural environment. Students will research the diverse viewpoints associated with different aspects of agriculture, and agricultural sustainability, from various natural science perspectives, as well as other disciplines.  In addition, students will critically examine some of the intended and unintended consequences of agriculture, and the various questions these raise about sustainability. Examples will be drawn from current and historical practices of agriculture. Total of 45 hours of lecture.

Semesters Offered: As Needed.

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