Certificate in Agroecology
This is a new undergraduate certificate program in interdisciplinary agroecology and urban landscapes offered by the Department of Environmental Studies in strategic alliance with the Miami-Dade College, MAERC, and USDA's Agricultural Research Service. The program requires a total of six courses (18 credit hours), of which two are core courses: (i) Sustainable Agriculture and (ii) Agroecology. These courses focus on theory, problems and issues in agriculture and urban development, involve farm/field apprenticeship, sampling and monitoring, and chemical and geo-spatial laboratory analysis. The program also requires a minimum of two courses in general environmental science, ecology and natural resource management. The remaining two courses will be devoted to quantitative techniques.
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The Agroecology Web Site can be found here.