Agricultural Sciences Endorsed Courses

The School of Global Environmental Sustainability lists courses at the undergraduate and graduate level that have strong Global Environmental Sustainability content with an attribute in the online course catalog. These endorsements help students to indentify courses that will strengthen their literacy in complex global environmental sustainability. Endorsed courses come from almost every college on campus and are approved by the School’s curriculum committee.


AGRI/PHIL 330 Agricultral Ethics
Instructor: Tom Holtzer, Harold Gamble
Course Description: Basic concepts in ethics and their application to agriculture.
College: Agricultural Sciences
Department: Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management

AGRI 632 Managing for Ecosystem Sustainability
Instructor: robert Woodmansee
Course Description: Impacts of ecological processes, use of mechanism-based understanding, and tools used to manage the ecosystem for sustainability.
College: Agricultural Sciences
Department: Integrated Resource Management

ANEQ 478 Beef Systems
Instructor: Jason Ahola
Course Description: Beef production as related to consumer through seedstock segments. Major emphasis on cow-calf management.
College: Agricultural Sciences
Department: Animal Sciences

AREC/ECON 340 Introduction to Natural Resource Economics
Instuctor: Craig Bond
Course Description: Concepts, theories, institutions; analytical methods for economic evaluation of alternative resource use patterns and land use plans.
College: Agricultural Sciences
Department: Agricultural and Resource Economics

AREC 346 Economics of Outdoor Recreation
Instructor: John Loomis
Course Description: Benefit-cost framework in public planning for outdoor recreation, pricing problems, projecting demand, and regional economic development.
College: Agricultural Sciences
Department: Agricultural and Resource Economics

AREC 460 Economics of World Agriculture
Instructor: Stephen Davies
Course Description: Relationships between nations affecting agricultural growth and productivity, food security, and human welfare.
College: Agricultural Sciences
Department: Agricultural and Resource Economics

BSPM 365 Integrated Tree Health Management
Instructor: Bill Jacobi
Course Description: Insects and diseases in forest and urban ecosystems. Effects, diagnosis, prevention, and interactions.
College: Agricultural Sciences
Department: Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management

HORT 180 Creating Sustainable Urban Landscapes
Instructor: Zachary S. Johnson
Course Description:
College: College of Agricultural Sciences  
Department: Horticulture and Landscape Architecture

LAND 455 Landscape Architecture Study Abroad-EU
Instructor: Brad Goetz
Course Description: Exploration of major theoretical platforms in design through drawing, photographing, and measuring landscape architecture precedents in Europe.
College: Agricultural Sciences
Department: Horticulture and Landscape Architecture

SOCR 475  Global Challenges in Plant and Soil Sciences
Instructors: Pat Byrne and Jessica Davis
Course Description: Evaluation of case studies to define problems and develop solutions to address global challenges in plant and soil science.
College: Agricultural Sciences
Department: Soil and Crop Sciences

SOCR/CIVE 481 Water and Waste Recycling
Instructors: Catherine Keske, Sybil Sharvelle, and Jessica Davis
College: Agricultural Sciences
Department: Soil and Crop Sciences Civil and Environmental Engineering