University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Spring 2018

Subject: Agriculture & Life Science

CALS 002 - Foundation:Information Tech

Foundational course to acclimate College of Agriculture & Life Science First-Year students to college life and develop information technology skills through use of computer hardware and software and internet applications.

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.

CALS 125 - Teaching Assistant Development

TAs develop skills in areas of leadership, group dynamics, interpersonal effectiveness, and assertiveness as group facilitators in Beginnings course. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing only; Instructor permission.

CALS 183 - Communication Methods

Introduction to informational and persuasive public speaking. Developing individual and group oral communication skills through giving and critically analyzing presentations.

CALS 190 - Internship

On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

CALS 196 - Special Topics

Appropriate for interdepartmental and interdisciplinary topics in Agriculture and Life Sciences. Permission of Dean's Office.

CALS 197 - Teaching Assistantship

Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory-level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.