This course introduces students to agricultural systems as ecosystems governed by the same ecological processes governing all natural systems. Students will learn about the ecological processes controlling soil-water-plant-atmosphere interactions as well as the capture and use of solar energy in the biosphere.
Protecting the state’s water from nutrient contamination depends on adopting best management practices (BMPs) for land and nutrient management in the urban and agricultural settings. BMPs must be based on science and be practical and economical to adopt, while meeting society’s needs. This course will cover the agricultural and urban water quality issues in Florida,
This American History course will cover the history of the United States from Reconstruction to the present. We will focus on a number of key themes, including the emergence of the United States as a world power, the industrialization of the American economy, the growing authority of the federal government, efforts of American minorities to
Course:AOM 4643Principles & Issues in Environmental Hydrology Credits:3 Instructor: Greg Kiker, Ph.D. Agricultural & Biological Engineering College of Agricultural & Life Sciences This course offers an introduction to river basin management and planning by providing a foundation of understanding of river basins as a system from biological, hydrological and geopolitical viewpoints. Special emphasis will be
What does it mean to be an active and engaged citizen today? The purpose of this interactive, digital course in civic engagement is to teach the knowledge and skills of engaged citizenship in the 21st Century and to promote thoughtful student activism for the benefit of campus, local, state, and national communities. Course:IDS 2338Rethinking Citizenship:
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to anatomy (the study of the body’s structures) and to present information and engage students in a way that promotes critical and creative thinking within the context of health and movement studies. Students will be asked not only to memorize important structures of the human body
What does it mean to be human? Though psychologists compare many different things, the term “Comparative Psychology” is reserved for the comparison of the behavior of different species. Since it involves the behavior of animals, comparative psychology forms a bridge between psychology and zoology. As such, we will discuss both primarily psychological, as well as
Social entrepreneurship’s rapid emergence over the past decade has coincided with the rise of information technology that has given individuals more power now than at any point in history. The social entrepreneur’s question is simple: How can we use that power to make a positive, sustainable contribution to society?
The story of madness is unfolding, now, as you read these words, in laboratories all across the planet. Over the course of 15 weeks, we’ll try to keep pace with the latest discoveries and theories, many of which keep me up late at night with a very nerdy sort of excitement.