Goucher College 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jul 18, 2024  
Goucher College 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

BIO 206 - Agriculture and the Environment (4 Cr.)

(ES 206)
This course explores the application of scientific principles as they relate to plants, animals, soil and food in agriculture. The impacts of agricultural practices, such as animal breeding, genetics, aquaculture, forestry, organic farming, pest and disease control, genetically modified organisms and their effects on the environment will be discussed. Throughout the course, students will examine the complexity of agricultural systems and how to address the global need for sustainable practices. Four hours classroom. Prerequisite: BIO 101  or BIO 102  or ES 100 . Variable semesters. Jozwick.