Timeroom: Spring 2021

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Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: SustainableAg&Food Systems

SAFS 405 (1SY) - Sustainable Agriculture and Food Production

Sustainabl Agric & Food Produc

Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Class Size:   120  
CRN: 53953
This course introduces the fundamental concepts that define sustainable and organic agriculture. We will explore the scientific and biological principles that underlie sustainable and organic farming techniques and methods, and each student will explore research-based evidence surrounding the sustainability of different practices within the agricultural and food system. We will study the environmental, social and economic impacts of different food production systems, with an emphasis on systems common in the U.S. Finally, we will look at the role each of us has in influencing how food is grown, either as producer or as a consumer.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): PBIO 405
Attributes: Environment,Tech&Society(Disc)
Instructors: Rebecca Sideman
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 TR 3:40pm - 5:00pm ONLINE
Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: SustainableAg&Food Systems

SAFS 502 (01) - Agroecology

Agroecology

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Class Size:   60  
CRN: 54102
This course introduces students to the discipline and practice of agroecology, with an emphasis on relevant ecological theory within the context of production agriculture. Students are exposed to key ecological principles from population, community, and ecosystem ecology and agronomy. Students learn about the history and consequences of modern industrial agricultural systems and the need for more sustainable management practices that consider ecological interactions.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Instructors: Richard Smith
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm SLS 120
Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: SustainableAg&Food Systems

SAFS 515 (01) - Technical Brewing

Technical Brewing

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Class Size:   6  
CRN: 53704
Special Fees: $110.00
Technical brewing will focus on learning skills needed in the brewing industry. This hands-on class will focus on sensory, the brewing process, quality control, safety, and sanitation in the brew house. Must be 21 to enroll in the course. Prereq: SAFS 415. Special fee.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Instructors: Cheryl Parker
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 M 4:10pm - 6:00pm BART B128
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 T 2:10pm - 5:00pm BART B111
Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: SustainableAg&Food Systems

SAFS 515 (02) - Technical Brewing

Technical Brewing

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Class Size:   6  
CRN: 53705
Special Fees: $110.00
Technical brewing will focus on learning skills needed in the brewing industry. This hands-on class will focus on sensory, the brewing process, quality control, safety, and sanitation in the brew house. Must be 21 to enroll in the course. Prereq: SAFS 415. Special fee.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Instructors: Cheryl Parker
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 M 4:10pm - 6:00pm BART B128
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 W 2:10pm - 5:00pm BART B111
Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: SustainableAg&Food Systems

SAFS 515 (03) - Technical Brewing

Technical Brewing

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Class Size:   6  
CRN: 54206
Special Fees: $110.00
Technical brewing will focus on learning skills needed in the brewing industry. This hands-on class will focus on sensory, the brewing process, quality control, safety, and sanitation in the brew house. Must be 21 to enroll in the course. Prereq: SAFS 415. Special fee.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Instructors: Cheryl Parker
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 M 4:10pm - 6:00pm BART B128
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 T 11:10am - 2:00pm BART B111
Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: SustainableAg&Food Systems

SAFS 515 (04) - Technical Brewing

Technical Brewing

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Class Size:   6  
CRN: 54207
Special Fees: $110.00
Technical brewing will focus on learning skills needed in the brewing industry. This hands-on class will focus on sensory, the brewing process, quality control, safety, and sanitation in the brew house. Must be 21 to enroll in the course. Prereq: SAFS 415. Special fee.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Instructors: Cheryl Parker
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 M 4:10pm - 6:00pm BART B128
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 W 11:10am - 2:00pm BART B111
Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: SustainableAg&Food Systems

SAFS 600 (01) - Field Experience

Field Experience

Credits: 0.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
CRN: 51830
As part of their degree program, students are expected to engage in a work experience or internship under professional supervision and approved by sustainable agriculture faculty. Provides the opportunity to apply academic knowledge in settings associated with future professional employment and/or related graduate opportunities. Must be approved by a faculty advisor selected by the student. Permission required. Cr/F.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): SAFS 600W
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Only listed majors in section: SUSTAGRBA, SUSTAGRBS
Instructors: STAFF
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 Hours Arranged TBA
Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: SustainableAg&Food Systems

SAFS 601 (01) - Fruit Crop Production

Fruit Crop Production

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 55915
This course explores the origin, distribution, botany, and cultural practices of fruit crops. Fruit crops represent an important component of both our dietary needs and many agricultural production systems. Emphasis is given to temperate fruit crops suitable for New England growing conditions. Other topics explored include integrating fruit crops into landscapes, organic and conventional cultural practices, and post-harvesting handling. Prereq: SAFS 421 or permission.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Instructors: Andrew Ogden
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 TR 8:10am - 9:30am BART B134
Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: SustainableAg&Food Systems

SAFS 620 (01) - Food Systems & Community Resilience

Food Systems

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 55254
This course is designed to provide a broad overview of the emerging field of food systems. We will use a systems perspective to better understand how the U.S. food system shapes the food we eat, and the character and health of our communities and environment. In the second half of the course, we will critically evaluate alternative food system development, policies, and initiatives aimed at improving farmers' livelihoods, environmental sustainability, food justice, and community resilience. Prereq: SAFS 405, or instructor permission.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Instructors: Analena Bruce
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 MF 10:10am - 11:30am PETT 114
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 F 11:40am - 12:30pm PETT 114
Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: SustainableAg&Food Systems

SAFS 670 (01) - Systems Thinking: Land Use Capability and Sustainability in Aotearoa New Zealand

Systems Thinking: Land Use NZ

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 55174
Special Fees: $21,550.00
This course establishes a conceptual framework in systems thinking to critically examine New Zealand and global examples of the challenges that have arisen from the mismatch between land use and land use capability. Students investigate downstream effects of the rural-urban divide (food-justice), on people, health, services and the environment. Food security, ethical foods, as well as the influence of climate change on food supply and the viability of agribusiness are included.Special Fee.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Instructors: Kimberly Babbitt
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 Hours Arranged TBA