University of Vermont

Environmental Sciences

Agriculture and the Environment (14 credits)

Agriculture and the Environment - Environmental sciences majors who select the agriculture and the environment focus track will study the impacts of agriculture on the environment and strategies for minimizing environmental degradation. For this focus track, students select at least 14 credit-hours of coursework from the courses listed below:

Key:
* indicates a course required for the focus track.
+ indicates a course with prerequisites that are not included among previously-identified courses.

Courses
(Note: Course codes/numbers link you to the official UVM Catalogue for that course's description)
Course Credits Title
PSS 162 3 Soil Fertility and Conservation*
ASCI 122 3 Animals in Society/Animal Welfare
PBIO 109 4 Plant Systematics
PBIO 213 3 Plant Communities+
CDAE 205 3 Rural Communities in Modern Society+
ENVS 173 3 Landscape Natural History
MMG 220 3 Environmental Microbiology
PSS 106 4 Entomology and Pest Management
PSS 1123Weed Ecology and Management+
PSS 117 4 Plant Pathology
PSS 1434Forage and Pasture Management
PSS 156 3 Permaculture
PSS 212 4 Advanced Agroecology+
PSS 261 3 Soil Morphology Classification and Land Use
PSS 264 4 Chemistry of Soil and Water
PSS 2663Soil Water Movement+
PSS 268 4 Soil Ecology
PSS 269 3 Soil and Water Pollution and Bioremediation

A maximum of 3 credits of ENSC 195 or 196 can apply towards the 14 credits required in this focus track:

Course Credits Title
ENSC 195 1-3 Internship
ENSC 196 1-3 Independent Research

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