SOIL 2125: Basic Soil Science

Term(s) offered: 
Fall
Spring
Course credits: 
4
Grading basis: 
15% mid exam, 15% final exam, 40% quizzes, 10% laboratory evaluation, 20% other evaluation, land use project.

Description

This course is designed for undergraduates who have completed some of the basic sciences (biology, chemsitry). The course covers the 5 basic areas of: 1) Soil classification; 2) Soil formation; 3) Physical properties; 4) Biological properties; and 5) Chemical properties. 

Course time: 
60% Lecture, 40% Discussion
Course work load: 
20 pages reading per week
Course exam format: 
MC

Course instructor(s)