AGRO 361: Soils, Environment and Water Quality

Spring 2016: Jan. 11-May 6, 2016

agro361 - digging soil
Instructor: Dr. Steven Comfort

Class No.: AGRO/NRES/SOIL/WATS/GEOL 361

Credits: Three undergraduate credits.
This course is offered for academic credit only.

Registration

Academic Credit via MyRed

Description

This online course focuses on the chemical and physical properties influencing the fate and transport of soil-water contaminants in soil-water environments. Students explore the extent, fate, mitigation and impact of various sources of pollution, as well as remedial technologies available for environmental restoration of contaminated environments.

Delivery

Internet / Blackboard

Requirements

High-speed Internet access, email, and ability to view videos and pdf documents.  Recommended browsers include Firefox, Chrome and Safari.

Prerequisites

AGRO/HORT/SOIL 153, MATH 102 or 103, and one semester of chemistry or equivalent. Admission to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Textbooks 

None.  All materials are available via Internet/Blackboard.

Tuition

For information on tuition and fees, please visit the Students Accounts website.

Who It's For

Among those who would benefit from taking this course are:

  • Undergraduate students, preparing for more intensive or specialized study later
  • Science and ag teachers 
  • Agribusiness professionals engaged in marketing, sales or training 
  • Extension Educators/Agents and Specialists
  • Anyone interested in the interaction between soil, water and the environment