Sustainable Agriculture
3 Credit Hours
This course examines the social, economic, and scientific concepts relating to adding value to raw and processed agricultural products. The specific topics will include the impact of agriculture on economics, cultures, social structures, technologies, processing, products, nutrition and environmental issues resulting from adding value to agricultural products. Laboratory activities will provide opportunities for examining various technologies, evaluating products, examining nutritional advantages, assessing economic benefits to communities, and determining the environmental impact of various developments.