SRJC Course Outlines

2/17/2020 2:57:31 AMSUSAG 162 Course Outline as of Fall 2015

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  SUSAG 162Title:  CSA LATE SPRING  
Full Title:  Community Supported Agriculture Late Spring
Last Reviewed:5/14/2007

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AG 297.75

Catalog Description:
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Course addresses the establishment of a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program including business development, consumer relations, marketing, production and delivery.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Course addresses the establishment of a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program including business development, consumer relations, marketing, production and delivery.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1.  Discuss the history and theory of CSA.
2.  Identify key elements in the planning process of a CSA.
3.  Create a business plan and professional brochure for a potential CSA.
4.  Describe in detail a variety of financing approaches to CSA.
5.  Apply harvesting and packaging techniques for CSA delivery.
6.  Recommend appropriate quality control, delivery and feedback processes.

Topics and Scope
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I.    History of CSA development
II.   Theory of CSA development
III.  Business planning for a CSA program
IV.   Brochure development for a CSA program
V.    Consumer relations for CSA
VI.   Marketing issues for CSA
VII.  Production, harvesting, processing and delivery
VIII. Quality control, delivery and feedback
IX.   Legal issues
X.    Accounting issues

Assignments:
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Representative assignments:
1.  Keep a journal recording CSA activities and issues.
2.  Develop a model CSA program brochure.
3.  Draft a business plan for a CSA program.
4.  Identify one local CSA program and write a 3-5 page analysis of the
   program.
5.  Read approximately 10 - 25 pages per week.
6.  Quizzes (1-3); final exam.

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
50 - 70%
Journal, brochure, business plan, analysis
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
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Short answer
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials.

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