Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
The work is based upon agricultural principles and
practices that, over the long term, enhance
environmental quality, make efficient use of
nonrenewable resources, integrate natural biological
cycles and controls, and are economically viable and
socially responsible; and that may prepare individuals
to apply this knowledge to the solution of agricultural
and environmental problems.
Includes instruction in
principles of agroecology, crop and soil sciences,
entomology, horticulture, animal science, weed science
and management, soil fertility and nutrient cycling,
applied ecology, agricultural economics, and rangeland
ecology and watershed management.