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2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog 
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AGSY 360 - Agricultural Systems Management

Credits: 5
LEC hours per week: 4
LAB hours per week: 2
This course will provide students with an understanding of the essential issues associated with the productivity of current agricultural systems, including areas of land acquisition and tenure; diversification of risk; programs, services, and subsidies; labor rights; as well as personal and community well-being. Students will engage with local subject matter experts to inform the structure of their individual and co-designed preemptive management plans. Formerly: SAS 360.
Course Outcomes:
  • Construct management plans
  • Apply knowledge of critical issues in management plans
  • Identify points of assessment and entry in plan
  • Predict potential consequences of various solutions
  • Create system resiliency by evaluating and addressing critical components
  • Evaluate the critical components necessary to create system resiliency within agricultural systems management
  • Articulate a strategic implementation plan for the appropriate stakeholder, in report form
Course Topics:
  1. Land acquisition and tenure
  2. Diversification of risk
  3. Programs, services, and subsidies
  4. Labor rights
  5. Personal and community well-being