Summer 2017: June 5-Aug. 10
Instructor: T. Kettler, Associate Professor of Practice
Class No.: AGRO/HORT/SOIL 153Credits: Four (4) undergraduate credits
Certified Crop Advisors may earn Soil and Water CEUs (Continuing Education Units) commensurate with the academic hours.
Academic Credit via MyRed
Characteristics of soils in relation to their environment and ecosystem functions. Physical, chemical, and biological aspects of soils and their interactions within the environment. Measurement and evaluation of soil properties that impact their functions within ecosystems. Describing soil characteristics and evaluating suitability and limitation of soils using publicly available databases. The goal is to offer this online course every summer.
Students will need a broadband Internet access and platform that is compatible with the Blackboard course management system. High-speed Internet access with an updated browser, email, and the ability to view files in Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as video files. Recommended browsers are Firefox, Chrome and Safari.
All materials are online through UNL Libraries so no purchase is required.
General Chemistry and Algebra at High School or College level.