Aug 09, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog and Student Handbook

AGRI1030

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AGRI 1030 - Soil Crop and Greenhouse Management


Academic Division:

Health Sciences


Academic Discipline:

Agriculture


Assistant Dean: Leesa Cox, MBA, PTA
4 Credit(s)
This course will cover a variety of different topics dealing with our natural environment and how humans have affected that environment. This course will cover soil erosion, soil drainage, sustainability, manure management, conservation practices, crop propagation, weed control, fertilizer, disease, organic crops, environmental control, invasive species, Integrated Pest Management, hydroponics, greenhouse operations and landscaping. Semesters Available: Sp - Eve UG
4 Lecture Hour(s);
College Wide Outcomes
College-Wide Learning Outcome Communication – Written
Communication – Written  
Communication – Speech  
Intercultural Knowledge and Competence  
Critical Thinking  
Information Literacy  
   

 



Student Learning Outcomes for Course
Outcomes Assessments – How it is met & When it is met

1. Describe soil characteristics and the soil type’s influence on drainage, erosion, agricultural farming and building.

Quizzes throughout semester Mid-term and final exam

2. Determine the proper conservation practices to implement for soil maximum efficiency and usability.

Quizzes throughout semester Mid-term and final exam

3. Describe the necessity of manure management and the different practices that can be implemented.

Quizzes throughout semester Mid-term and final exam

4. Identify different pests, weed and insect, through a collection.

Quizzes throughout semester Mid-term and final exam Collection with written assignment

5. Compare and contrast the benefits, advantages and disadvantages between organic and non-organic farming.

Quizzes throughout semester Mid-term and final exam

6. Describe the differences between plant propagations of seeds, cuttings, grafting, budding and layering.

Quizzes throughout semester Mid-term and final exam

7. Explain integrated pest management and evaluate the types of control methods.

Quizzes throughout semester Mid-term and final exam

8. Determine proper cultural requirements, such as fertilizing, watering and temperature in

greenhouses.

Quizzes throughout semester Mid-term and final exam

9. Explain landscaping concepts, hardscaping, softscaping, and water feature techniques and determine usable plant types.

Quizzes throughout semester Mid-term and final exam Written Assignment

10. Discuss sustainability in agriculture and the environment while promoting stewardship.

Quizzes throughout semester Mid-term and final exam

 



Standard Grading Scale
93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F


Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal. 

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation, 


Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link

 

 


TEXTBOOK INFORMATION
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