Tompkins Cortland Community College

ENVS116 - Soil Science


This course will explore the physical, chemical, biological, hydrologic, and ecological aspects of agricultural soils. Students in this course will become familiar with the processes of soil formation and classification, the importance of soils to human societies, and the techniques used in soil fertility management. Lab fee required. ENVS 116 fulfills the SUNY General Education Natural Sciences requirement. 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. 3 Cr. (2 Lec., 2 Lab). Fall semester.