UMass Amherst has been making strides to include sustainability related courses in its already expansive catalogue of opportunities. During the 2011-2012 Winter session and Spring 2012 semester, new courses will be offered to educate students about Sustainable Food and Farming.
STOCKSCH 290U - Urban Agriculture Online (3cr). Offered by Helena Farrell during the winter term through Continuing and Professional Education online. Satisfies a production requirement in the Sustainable Food and Farming major.
PLSOILIN 100 - Botany for Gardeners Online (4cr). Offered by John Gerber during the winter term through Continuing and Professional Education online. Satisfies Biological Sciences General Education requirement for UMass students.
PLSOILIN 265 - Sustainable Agriculture Online (3 cr). Offered by Katherine Campbell-Nelson through Continuing and Professional Education online. Satisfies a production requirement in the SFF major.
PLSOILIN 398E - Student Farming Enterprise class (5 cr). Earn credit while learning to manage an organic farm. Practical experience and lots of hard work (and fun).
STOCKSCH 397P - Food Justice and Policy (3cr). Offered by Catherine Sands on Monday from 9:05-12:05pm and Wednesday 9:05am-10:10am. Satisfies the requirement for Community Food Systems or a Social Systems requirement.
STOCKSCH 297W - Herbal Approaches to Women's Health (2cr). Offered by Brittany Nickerson on Tuesday from 4:00-6:00pm. Bundled with another one credit course may count toward a Biophysical Systems requirement. - FULL
STOCKSCH 297S - Shamanism and the Modern World (1cr). Offered by Leryn Gorlitsky on Tuesday from 4:30pm-6:30pm. Bundled with a two credit course may count toward a Biophysical Systems requirement.
Other spring classes are listed under the "Spring Classes - 2012" heading on this page. Or see majoring in Sustainable Food and Farming at UMass for more information.Concerned about meeting prerequisite requirements? Contact John Gerber at firstname.lastname@example.org