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Sustainable Food and Agriculture


Foundations & Breadth:

BIO 41 or BIO 43 or BIO 43H or BIO 101 or EARTHSYS 30 or HUMBIO 2A & 2B or
   EARTHSYS 116
CHEM 31A & 31B or 31X
ECON 1
GS 1A, B, or C or GS 4 or EARTHSYS 117
MATH 19, 20, 21 or 41, 42
MATH 51 or CME 100
PHYSICS 41 or PHYSICS 45
Statistics: BIO 174H or BIO 202 or ECON 102A or STATS 110 or 116 or 141
EARTHSYS 10
EARTHSYS 111 
EARTHSYS 112
EARTHSYS 210A, B, or C (Senior Capstone & Reflection)
EARTHSYS 210P (Capstone Project)
EARTHSYS 260 (Internship)
WIM: EARTHSYS 200, or another designated WIM course in a related department- must be approved by an advisor. Your WIM course may not also count towards your track or electives, if counted as a WIM.
(These courses must be taken for a letter grade: EARTHSYS 10, 111, 112, 210 A/B/C, 200)

Track:

A total of seven courses are required from the Food and Agriculture Focus Areas. In addition, two electives are required for this track. All track courses and electives must be taken for a letter grade (nine courses total).

Fundamentals of Agriculture Production and Economics: (both required)

ECON 106: World Food Economy
EARTHSYS 185: Feeding Nine Billion

Biogeophysical Dimensions:

EARTHSYS 155: Science of Soils

And choose 2 of the following:

EARTHSYS 184: Climate and Agriculture
BIO 137: Plant Genetics
HUMBIO 113: The Human-Plant Connection
HUMBIO 130: Human Nutrition
GS 130: Soil Physics and Hydrology

Social Dimensions: (choose 1)

EARTHSYS 181: Urban Agriculture in the Developing World
EARTHSYS 187: FEED the Change: Redesigning Food Systems
HUMBIO 166: Food and Society
ANTHRO 169: The Ecology of Cuisine 

Applied Study in the Field:

EARTHSYS 180B: Principles and Practices of Sustainable Agriculture

Electives: TWO additional courses at the 100-level or above are required. Electives allow students to personalize their Earth Systems curriculum by pursuing higher-level courses offered in their focus area, or by incorporating new academic perspectives. Each must be a minimum of 3 units.

Track Updated 8/2015