Jun 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog Archived Catalog

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AGSC 298x - Internship: Campus Farm Experience for Non-Majors

Credit(s): 1

This course provides a structured, hands-on learning experience at the FVCC Campus Farm. Students learn what it takes to grow a variety of vegetables and fruits in northwestern Montana using organic farming practices, season extension tools, and scale-appropriate technology.  This course is geared towards non-majors, and will introduce students to concepts and practices commonly used in small-scale farming and food production. Students will participate in activities and class time beyond the hours spent on the campus farm site. Typically, a student completes 45 site hours per credit earned. (All Semesters)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Interact with professionalism and successfully perform work-related tasks on the Campus Farm.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of small-scale farming practices used in northwestern Montana.
  • Self-evaluate and gain feedback on job performance.
  • Describe the value and challenges of the internship experience.

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