Course Descriptions

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Note: courses listed as Core must have a minimum grade of "C" for graduation.

ANIMLSCI 103 Introductory Animal Management  4 credits/spring sem

ANIMLSCI 260 Farm Animal Care and Welfare  4 credits/fall sem

ANIMLSCI 297D Dairy Calf Management  2 credits/both sem

ANIMLSCI 297E Dorset Sheep Management II  2 credits/spring sem

ANIMLSCI 297L Livestock Classic  1 credit/spring sem

ANIMLSCI 297M Belted Galloway Management II  2 credits/spring sem

ANIMLSCI 297S Boer Goat Management II  2 credits/spring sem

ANIMLSCI 298 Practicum  1-4 credits/both sem

ANIMLSCI 332 Basic Animal Nutrition and Feeding  4 credits/spring sem

ANIMLSCI 454 Dairy Herd Management  4 credits/fall sem

BCT 353 Business of Building  3 credits/spring sem

COMM 250 Interpersonal Communication  3 credits/both sem

EDUC 377 Introduction to Multicultural Education  4 credits/both sem

ENGLWRIT 111 Basic Writing  3 credits/both sem

ENGLWRIT 112 College Writing  3 credits/both sem
ENVIRDES 335  Plants in Landscape  4 credits/fall sem
LANDARCH 294A  Construction Materials  3 credits/spring sem
LANDARCH 294B  Construction Materials Practicum  1 credit/spring sem
LANDARCH 297M  Business Concepts of Landscape Contracting  3 credits/spring sem
LANDCONT 104  Planting Design  3 credits/spring sem
LANDCONT 105  Landscape Drafting  2 credits/spring sem
LANDCONT 107  Land Form  4 credits/fall sem
LANDCONT 112  Introduction to Landscape Design  4 credits/fall sem
LANDCONT 198Y  Landscape Contracting Internship  4 credits/spring sem
LANDCONT 213  Small Property Design  4 credits/spring sem

LLPARKS 101 Conservation Law Enforcement/National Park Service Seasonal Law Enforcement Training
MATH 100  Basic Math Skills for the Modern World  3 credits/both sem
MATH 101  Precalculus Algebra with Functions and Graphs  2 credits/both sem
MATH 102  Analytic Geometry and Trigonometry  2 credits/both sem
MATH 104  Algebra, Analytic Geometry, and Trigonometry  3 credits/both sem
NATSCI 191F  First Year Seminar  1 credit/fall sem
NRC 100  Environment and Society  4 credits/fall sem
NRC 102  Arboricultural Field Techniques I  2 credits/fall sem
NRC 191A  Seminar in Arboriculture and Community Forestry  2 credits/spring sem
NRC 198Y  Arboriculture Internship  4 credits/spring sem
NRC 210  Arboricultural Field Techniques II  2 credits/spring sem

NRC 213 Arboricultural Field Techniques III   2 credits/spring sem
NRC 225  Forests and People  3 credits/spring sem
NRC 232  Principles of Arboriculture  3 credits/fall sem
NRC 261  Wildlife Conservation  3 credits/spring sem
NRC 305  Commercial Arboriculture  3 credits/fall sem
NRC 310  Community Forestry  3 credits/spring sem

NRC 390G Plant Health Care Diagnostics  3 credits/spring sem

NRC 590A Advanced Arboriculture  3 credits/spring sem

POLISCI 382 Environmental Policy  3 credits/spring sem

RES-ECON 102 Introduction to Resource Economics  4 credits/both sem

RES-ECON 262 Environmental Economics 4 credits/spring sem

RES-ECON 263 Natural Resource Economics 4 credits/fall sem
STOCKSCH 101  Insects and Related Forms  2 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 104  Plant Nutrients  2 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 105  Soils  4 credits/both sem
STOCKSCH 107  Turfgrass Insects  2 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 108  Introductory Botany  4 credits/fall sem
STOCKSCH 109  Insects of Ornamentals  3 credits/fall sem
STOCKSCH 111  Horticultural Plant Pathology  2 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 112  Turfgrass Pathology Lab  2 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 113  Horticulture Pathology Lab  2 credits/fall sem

STOCKSCH 115 Environmental Biology  3 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 117 Agricultural Chemistry  3 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 120  Organic Farming and Gardening  4 credits/both sem
STOCKSCH 121  Equine Anatomy and Physiology  4 credits/fall sem
STOCKSCH 131  Fundamental Stable Management I   4 credits/fall sem

STOCKSCH 140 Plagues: The Ecology of Disease  4 credits/summer/CPE
STOCKSCH 155  Special Problems in Riding  1 credit/both sem
STOCKSCH 161  Equine Care Techniques  3 credits/fall sem
STOCKSCH 170  Pesticide Certification  1 credit/both sem
STOCKSCH 182  Principles of Pesticide Management  2 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 185 Sustainable Living  4 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 190A Introduction to Sustainable Food and Farming  1 credit/spring sem
STOCKSCH 196  Independent Study  1-6 credits/both sem
STOCKSCH 196E  Independent Study-EQMGT  1-6 credits/both sem

STOCKSCH 197A Backyard Homesteading  3 credits/summer/CPE
STOCKSCH 197D  Draft Horse Husbandry I  3 credits/fall sem
STOCKSCH 198F  Sustainable Food and Farming Internship  3-4 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 198G  Sustainable Horticulture Internship  4 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 198T  Turfgrass Internship  3 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 198Y  Equine Internship  2-3 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 200  Plant Propagation  3 credits/fall sem
STOCKSCH 201  Equipment Operations  2 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 203  Fundamental Stable Management II  4 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 211  Pasture Management  3 credits/fall sem
STOCKSCH 213  Equine Lecture Series 2 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 230  Introductory Turfgrass Management  4 credits/fall sem
STOCKSCH 231  Equine Nutrition  3 credits/fall sem
STOCKSCH 232  Turf Machinery  1 credit/spring sem
STOCKSCH 234  Irrigation and Drainage  2 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 235  Pruning Fruit Crops  2 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 237  Equine Business  3 credits/fall sem
STOCKSCH 240  Applied Calculations in Turf Management  2 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 241  Breaking and Training the Horse  3 credits/fall sem
STOCKSCH 247  Horse Breeds, Types and Selection  3 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 252  Equine Facility Management I  4 credits/fall sem
STOCKSCH 255  Herbaceous Plants  3 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 257  Management of the Equine Athlete  3 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 265  Sustainable Agriculture  3 credits/fall sem
STOCKSCH 275  Turfgrass Physiology and Ecology  3 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 280  Herbs, Spices, and Medicinal Plants  4 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 290W Organic Weed Control   3 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 296 Independent Study  1-6 credits/both sem

STOCKSCH 296E Independent Study-EQMGT  1-6 credits/both sem

STOCKSCH 296T Stockbridge School Teaching Experience  1-2 credits/both sem

STOCKSCH 297C Traditional Herbal Medicine Systems I  1 credit/fall sem
STOCKSCH 297D  Draft Horse Husbandry II  3 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 297F Traditional Herbal Medicine Systems II  1 credit/spring sem

STOCKSCH 297J Clinical Herbalism I  1 credit/fall sem

STOCKSCH 297K Clinical Herbalism II  1 credit/spring sem

STOCKSCH 297NR Nuestras Raices: Community Farming and Food Security  2 credits/fall sem

STOCKSCH 297PD Permaculture Design and Practice  3 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 297PG Designing the UMass Permaculture Gardens  3 credits/both sem

STOCKSCH 297R Raising Dairy Goats Sustainably  3 credits/fall sem/CPE

STOCKSCH 297T Alternative Medicine for Animals and Humans  1 credit/fall sem

STOCKSCH 297V Organic Vegetable Production  3 credits/fall sem/CPE

STOCKSCH 297W Herbal Approaches to Women's Health  2 credits/both sem
STOCKSCH 298  Practicum  1-6 credits/both sem

STOCKSCH 298G Gardenshare Practicum  1 credit/both sem
STOCKSCH 300  Deciduous Orchards Science  3 credits/fall sem/odd yrs
STOCKSCH 302  Equine Facility Management II  4 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 305  Small Fruit Production  3 credits/fall sem/even yrs
STOCKSCH 310  Principles of Weed Management  3 credits/fall sem
STOCKSCH 315  Greenhouse Management  4 credits/fall sem
STOCKSCH 321  Environmental Physiology and Biology of Fall Greenhouse Crops  3 credits/fall sem
STOCKSCH 325  Vegetable Production  4 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 326 Insect Biology  3 credits/fall sem
STOCKSCH 335  Environmental Physiology and Biology of Spring Greenhouse Crops  4 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 340  Advanced Turfgrass Management  3 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 342 Pesticides, Public Policy and the Environment  3 credits/fall sem
STOCKSCH 344  Theories and Methods of Equitation Instruction  3 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 350  Sustainable Soil and Crop Management  3 credits/fall sem

STOCKSCH 370 Tropical Agriculture  3 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 375 Soil and Water Conservation  3 credits/fall sem

STOCKSCH 379 Agricultural Systems Thinking  3 credits/fall sem

STOCKSCH 382 Writing for Sustainability  3 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 385 Biotechnology Laboratory  4 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 391B Turfgrass Science and Management  1 credit/fall sem

STOCKSCH 391T Teaching Sustainable Living  3 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 396 Independent Study 1-6 credits/both sem

STOCKSCH 396E Independent Study-EQMGT  1-6 credits/both sem
STOCKSCH 397C  Community Food Systems  3 credits/fall sem/odd yrs

STOCKSCH 397P Food Justice and Policy  3 credits/fall sem/even yrs

STOCKSCH 397PM Pest Management for Greenhouse Crops  2 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 397PP Introductory Plant Physiology  3 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 397S Sustainable Site Design and Planning  3 credits/summer/CPE

STOCKSCH 397T Molecular Systematics Lab  3 credits

STOCKSCH 398 Practicum  1-12 credits/both sem

STOCKSCH 398E Farm Enterprise Practicum  3-6 credits/spring sem
STOCKSCH 398G  Greenhouse Practicum  1 credit/both sem

STOCKSCH 398T Turf Practicum  1-12 credits/both sem
STOCKSCH 445  Equine Stud Farm Management  4 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 496 Independent Study  1-6 credits/both sem
STOCKSCH 497  Equine Diseases and Health Management  3 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 498 Practicum  1-12 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 498E Farm Enterprise Practicum II  1-6 credits/fall sem

STOCKSCH 505 General Plant Pathology  4 credits/fall sem

STOCKSCH 510 Management and Ecology of Plant Diseases  3 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 515 Microbiology of the Soil  3 credits/fall sem

STOCKSCH 520 Physiology of Crop Yield  3 credits

STOCKSCH 523 Plant Stress Physiology  3 credits/fall sem

STOCKSCH 525 Mycology  4 credits/fall sem/odd yrs

STOCKSCH 530 Plant Nutrition  4 credits/fall sem

STOCKSCH 535 Diagnostic Plant Pathology  4 credits/spring sem/odd yrs

STOCKSCH 545 Postharvest Biology  4 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 550 Plant Growth Regulators in Agriculture  3 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 555 Urban Plant Biology  3 credits/fall sem

STOCKSCH 560 Weed Science  3 credits/spring sem/odd yrs

STOCKSCH 570 Soil Physics  3 credits

STOCKSCH 575 Environmental Soil Chemistry  4 credits/fall sem

STOCKSCH 580 Soil Fertility  3 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 585 Inorganic Contaminants in Soil, Water, and Sediment  3 credits/spring sem

STOCKSCH 590A Plant Stress Physiology  3 credits/fall sem