2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Jun 24, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BL 117 - Beans and Bugs: Food Production Implications

(3.00 cr.)

Students investigate the science and issues involved in food production. Topics include agricultural practices and policy; environmental effects of producing food; nutritional illnesses and the obesity epidemic; use of technology to increase food supplies; pest management practices; and sustainable agricultural systems. The issues are explored using case studies, debates, and lab experiments. Some lab work is required. Fulfills the natural science core requirement for nonscience majors. Closed to students who have taken BL 120 .



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