SRJC Course Outlines

12/13/2019 2:05:03 PMAGRI 98 Course Outline as of Fall 2015

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  AGRI 98Title:  INDEPENDENT STUDY  
Full Title:  Independent Study in Agriculture
Last Reviewed:3/9/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR1.00 Contact DHR17.50
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR8.00 Non-contact DHR Total140.00

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AG 98

Catalog Description:
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Special projects by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience in Agriculture.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:
Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.

Schedule of Classes Information
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Special projects by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience in Agriculture.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Demonstrate expanded knowledge of the special studies topic orally, in writing or via a research or other project.
 

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1. Analyze orally or in writing, the topic of the independent study, citing specific evidence from within the discipline of Agriculture (Sustainable Agriculture, Environmental Horticulture, Wine Studies, Viticulture or Agriculture Business) and placing major trends within a cultural context.
2. Identify the relative significance of the topic or project to Agriculture.
3. Discuss resources (online, bibliographic) relative to their area of study.
4. Achieve the outcomes and objectives outlined in the special studies application.

Topics and Scope
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1. Content will vary with the student, but generally will capitalize on student's special interests and abilities.
2. In no case will a student be allowed to undertake a topic that duplicates another regular offering.
3. Topics related to Agriculture may include: sustainable agriculture, agriculture business, environmental horticulture, wine studies, viticulture.

Assignments:
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Assignments vary depending upon the nature of individual student projects, but will typically fall into one of these categories:
1. A written research report
2. A directed project with a written report
3. A presentation and written report
4. A skill demonstration and written report

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 90%
Reading reports, research, term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 90%
Field work, experiments, class presentations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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