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 Course Title:   Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture

 Title Abbreviation:   PRACTICUM/SUSTAIN AG

 Department:    ENVAG

 Course #:    198

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    7.5

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014

 Course Description  

Practicum provides students with an opportunity to integrate knowledge acquired through past coursework. This experience will clarify and broaden a student’s career goals, and assist students in discovering, developing, and refining their necessary competencies and skills for their proposed career path.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 165

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree, Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify appropriate workplace behaviors and demonstrate them.
  2. Ask for feedback from supervisor.
  3. Accept the feedback from the supervisor and apply it to the workplace.
  4. Write comprehensive learning goals and activities in line with the student’s career goals.
  5. Develop competencies and skills necessary to achieve career goals with faculty and supervisor oversight and input.
  6. Assess own learning.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

0. Application and Integration

Definition: Applying information from one or more disciplines and/or field experiences in new contexts (Outcome 0.1); developing integrated approaches or responses to personal, academic, professional, and social issues (Outcomes 0.2-0.5).

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
0.1 Apply theories and concepts studied in the classroom to field, clinical, shop, research, or laboratory settings.
0.2 Identify the strengths and limitations of different fields of study.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.8 Describe how one’s own preconceptions, biases and values affect one’s response to new and ambiguous situations.

Course Contents

  1. Workplace behaviors.
  2. Feedback and application.
  3. Assess realistic learning goals.
  4. Assess necessary competencies and skills needed for chosen career path.
  5. If goals are not met, assess the reasons and develop a revised plan that will work.
  6. Purpose of the learning contract.
  7. Purpose of the practicum journal.
  8. Complete activities listed on the learning contract and write about them in the journal.