Courses: Agriculture

AGRICULTURE (AG)

Course descriptions from the 2017-2018 Catalog.

AG 112 Introduction to Organic Agriculture (4)


This course is an introduction to natural resource sustainability in agriculture. Basic principles of soil science, plant culture, and pest management are explained and organic farming techniques are practiced. The societal, and environmental, reasons for engaging in organic agriculture are explored. The goal of this course is to increase understanding of organic farming and to introduce sustainable agriculture practices that can be applied in Hawai'i. (DB+DY)


Prerequisites: ENG 22 or ENG 24 with a grade of C or better 
or equivalent; and CR in MATH 22 or higher.

AG 170 Introduction to Commercial Aquaponics (3) 


Companion course to AG 170L Introduction to Commercial Aquaponics Laboratory. The course will provide students with an understanding of the major biological concepts using an aquaponics system as a model ecosystem. Additionally, the course will provide an overview of standard operating procedures of large scale aquaponics systems in relation to food safety and production. (Formerly AG 197) (DB)


Corequisite: AG 170L.

Rec Prep: ENG 22, ENG 24 or ENG 24C.

AG 170L Introduction to Commercial Aquaponics Laboratory (1)


Companion course to AG 170 Applied Aquaponics. The course will provide students with a hands-on application of the major biological concepts using an aquaponics system as a model ecosystem. Additionally, the course will follow standard operating procedures of large scale aquaponics systems in relation to food safety and production. (Formerly AG 197L) (DY)


Corequisite: AG 170

Rec Prep: ENG 22, ENG 24 or ENG 24C.