ANR 100 Intr to Agr & Natural Resource

An overview of ecological production systems managed to generate food, fiber, fuel, and other natural resources for human use and the academic disciplines associated with them. The course will survey the diverse natural-resource systems upon which we depend but will emphasize biological systems managed for the production of renewable resources. Historical and current understandings of sustainable resource use will be examined and applied to evaluate local, national, and international issues confronting human society today. Students will be introduced to the fields of agriculture, forestry, and wildlife and fisheries management, and have the opportunity to explore careers in these areas. This course should be taken during the first term by all students intending to major or minor in Agriculture and Natural Resources and by any students interested in exploring the major.


1/2 Course Credit