University of Vermont

2013-2014 Catalogue

Courses in Agriculture & Life Science (CALS)

CALS 001 - Foundations:Communication Meth
Foundational course to acclimate CALS First-Year students to college life and develop individual and group public speaking skills through giving and critically analyzing presentations.
Credits: 0.00 or 3.00
CALS 002 - Foundation:Information Tech
Foundational course to acclimate CALS First-Year students to college life and develop information technology skills through use of computer hardware and software and internet applications.
Credits: 0.00 or 3.00
CALS 085 - Computer Applications
Use of computer operating systems programming languages, electronic communications, word processing, spreadsheet modeling and graphics, and internet software related to the agricultural and life sciences.
Credits: 0.00 or 3.00
CALS 095 - Introductory Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 0.50 to 18.00
CALS 096 - Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
CALS 125 - Teaching Assistant Development
TA's develop skills in areas of leadership, group dynamics, interpersonal effectiveness, and assertiveness as group facilitators in Beginnings course. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing; Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CALS 183 - Communication Methods
Introduction to informational and persuasive public speaking. Developing individual and group oral communication skills through giving and critically analyzing presentations.
Credits: 0.00 or 3.00
CALS 195 - Special Topics
Appropriate for interdepartmental and interdisciplinary topics in Agriculture and Life Sciences. Permission of Dean's Office.
Credits: 0.50 to 12.00
CALS 196 - Special Topics
Appropriate for interdepartmental and interdisciplinary topics in Agriculture and Life Sciences. Permission of Dean's Office.
Credits: 1.00 to 12.00