Tompkins Cortland Community College

ENVS115 - Sus. Farm. I: Intro to Soil Science


This course will explore the physical, chemical, biological, and ecological aspects of agricultural soils, and the techniques used in soil science and soil fertility management. Through hands-on farming experience and site visits to area farms, students will be immersed in the use of management techniques that apply key soil science concepts. Lab fee required. Prerequisite: Prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099 if required by placement testing or prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ESL 120, 121, and 122 (or prior completion of ESL 103); prior completion or concurrent enrollment in MATH 090 if required by placement testing; RDNG 099 if required by placement testing. 4 Cr. (2 Lec., 6 Lab). Fall Semester.