SRJC Course Outlines

10/22/2020 5:17:28 PMSUSAG 163 Course Outline as of Fall 2004

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  SUSAG 163Title:  CSA SUMMER  
Full Title:  Community Supported Agriculture Summer
Last Reviewed:12/9/2013

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled6.0011 max.Lecture Scheduled66.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total66.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  132.00Total Student Learning Hours: 198.00 

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 297.78

Catalog Description:
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This course is a continuation of the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) courses offered in the department. The summer class will discuss those aspects of crop planning and management (establishment, thinning, irrigation, and harvesting) appropriate to the summer season. Continued discussion of business planning and consumer relations will be included.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course is a continuation of the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) courses offered in the department. The summer class will discuss those aspects of crop planning and management (establishment, thinning, irrigation, and harvesting) appropriate to the summer season. Continued discussion of business planning and consumer relations will be included.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
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: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Students will:
1. Develop a comprehensive understanding of the theory of the development
  of a CSA unit during the summer growing and early harvesting season.
2. Identify those climatic and environmental elements that need to be
  addressed during the summer season.
3. Diagram the elements into a way that identifies the various
  relationships and their potential effects on the management plan.
4. Create and update a business plan and professional brochure for their
  particular CSA unit.
5. Demonstrate summer harvesting and packaging techniques.
6. Research potential methods of financing a CSA unit.

Topics and Scope
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1.  History and theory of CSA development during the summer growing and
   harvesting season.
2.  Overview of business planning for summer crop production.
3.  Demonstration of summer field management techniques.
4.  Demonstration of production harvesting, processing, and delivery
   elements appropriate to summer season.
5.  Identification of marketing and consumer relations issues that must be
   planned for during summer season.
6.  Planning and discussion of accounting, legal, and laws and
   regulations affecting CSA development.

Assignments:
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1.  Keep a semester journal.
2.  Develop a model brochure.
3.  Develop a crop timing chart.

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 - 50%
Written homework, Essay exams
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 50%
Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 50%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 50%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items
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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None

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