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HORT 435 ONL - Urban Food Production

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Explore opportunities and challenges for maximizing the productivity and sustainability of urban food production systems, considering agricultural, environmental, energy, social, and economic issues. Students will examine the science and practice of urban agriculture through scientific and popular literature, case studies, online discussion, and service-learning opportunities. Production systems covered will include both outdoor (e.g., vacant lot urban farms) and controlled environment (e.g., hydroponics and aquaponics) agriculture. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: HORT 100 or CPSC 112 or equivalent introductory course in plant science.

Special Instructions:

Online scheduled class sessions require each student have high speed internet access and either a headset with microphone or an external microphone and speakers so they may participate in the class discussions. This section is restricted to on-campus students only. Students are required to log in and use Compass2g (compass2g.illinois.edu) in order to complete this course

Academic Program Restrictions:

NDEG:Grad Nondegree-CE-UIUC

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall , Spring


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