Sustainable Agriculture, Associate of Applied Science
Curriculum Code #7200
Effective May 2018
The associate of applied science in sustainable agriculture allows LCCC students to explore careers in agriculture and food systems. Students learn key sustainability and land stewardship skills as they study the interactions between food, human health and ecosystem services. Students contribute to the production, distribution and marketing of locally grown produce through hands-on experiences with local farmers and growers. Students completing this program acquire the fundamental skills to start their own agricultural enterprise or transfer into a four-year sustainability-related program. Some courses require travel to off-campus sites. This program is offered in collaboration with Black River Organics farm in Wellington, Ohio. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by LCCC’s University Partnership.
|ENGL 161||COLLEGE COMPOSITION I||3|
|MTHM 168||STATISTICS 3||3|
|SAGR 106||SOIL MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION 1||3|
|SAGR 107G||WORLDVIEWS TO SUPPORT SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE||1|
|SAGR 114||INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE 1||3|
|SDEV 101||COLLEGE 101 2||1|
|BIOG 151||GENERAL BIOLOGY 4||4|
|BIOG 165||INTRODUCTION TO ECOLOGY 1||3|
|SAGR 113||PLANT PROPAGATION 1||2|
|SOCY 151G||INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY||3|
|SAGR 103||SUMMER CROP PRODUCTION 1||3|
|BIOG 164||EXPLORATIONS IN FIELD SCIENCE 1||3|
|CHMY 155G||CHEMISTRY AND SOCIETY 5||3|
|SAGR 101||FALL CROP PRODUCTION 1||3|
|SAGR 105||INTRODUCTION TO LIVING LANDSCAPES 1||3|
|SAGR 115G||FOOD SYSTEMS, SOCIETY AND GLOBAL HEALTH 1||3|
|SAGR 102||SPRING CROP PRODUCTION 1||3|
|SAGR 109||WILD EDIBLES||1|
|SAGR 110||PERMACULTURE: PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS||4|
|SAGR 111||PERMACULTURE DESIGN FOR COMMUNITY 1||2|
|SAGR 112||BUSINESS PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE 1||3|
This course offers an opportunity for experiential learning.
A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 more credit hours.
Students transferring to Central State or OSU for a Bachelor's in Sustainable Agriculture should take MTHM 172.
Students transferring to Central State or OSU for a Bachelor's in Sustainable Agriculture should take BIOG 161.
Students transferring to Central State or OSU for a Bachelor's in Sustainable Agriculture should take CHMY 171.
|NON-REQUIRED ELECTIVE FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN LIVESTOCK|
|SAGR 108||INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABLE ANIMAL FARMING 1||4|
Students interested in livestock may be interested in SAGR 108 Introduction to Sustainable Animal Farming. This non-required elective is offered during the summer semester.