SOIL 210. Introduction to Soil Science. 3 Credits.
This is a 3-credit introductory-level course that will cover the basic principles of soil science. Topics will include the concepts of soil as a natural body, composition of soil, functions of soil, soil formation and classification, physical/chemical/biological properties of soils, and soil management and conservation. Lecture periods will consist of a combination of material presentation and designated time for applied learning activities.