ACE 292: Farm, Food & Environmental Policy
This course seeks to broaden students' understanding of the breadth and complexity of agriculture in the United States and the challenges and opportunities to be found in the U.S. food and agricultural system. It includes a week-long trip to an area outside of Illinois (such as California) during spring break where students will meet with farm, food and environmental leaders who are deeply involved in driving the issues shaping farm, food, and environmental policy. Additional fees may apply. See Class Schedule.
Prerequisites (Must be complete BEFORE taking this course):
Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing. Instructor Approval Required.
Instructor Teaching the Course:
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See when the course is offered as well as section details here: https://courses.illinois.edu/schedule/terms/ACE/292
Spring 2019 Restrictions
ACE 292 CA. Farm, Food & Environment Policy. Class Fee $1300.00 Flat Fee. Student must provide a paragraph of interest to course instructor before override approval and ability to register is confirmed. Course Fee: $1,300. Email firstname.lastname@example.org regarding registration.
Additional Course Information
Read more about what Jon Scholl has to say about ACE 292!
Is this class discussion-based or lecture-based? How would you describe your teaching style?
The class mixes traditional lectures with guest speakers and collaborative projects to provide a varied and stimulating educational experience. My teaching style is interactive. I expect students to ask questions, offer thoughts and participate actively in group projects.
How are students evaluated (e.g. multiple choice or essay tests, papers, etc.)?
We use a mix of writing assignments along with group projects. Credit is earned for participation in classroom discussions.
In what ways does this course prepare students to move through the program and/or into the work force?
This class will broaden students’ understanding of the breadth and variety of agricultural systems in the United States and the challenges and opportunities that they face.
What is your attendance policy?
Students have to be present to hear and participate in discussions with instructors, outside guests and fellow students if they are to succeed in this class. Students are expected to seek my approval if they are not able to attend class.