Requirements for the ENVS B.A. Concentration in Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (AGSA)

This concentration is discontinued effective: 2020-2021. This concentration is now available as a major: Agroecology B.A.

For all students who entered before 2020-2021 this concentration is still available. For all students who entered from 2020-2021: please note you will not be able to pursue this concentration. The concentration is available as a major. Please see the Agroecology BA major for more details. 


Course Requirements

2019-20 ENVS B.A. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems Concentration Major Worksheet (PDF)

The following information is from the 2019-2020 catalog requirements, effective Fall 2019. For prior catalog years, please visit this website.

Lower Division Course Requirements (6 courses)

  • ENVS 23 The Physical & Chemical Environment (Spring only) or CHEM 1A General Chemistry
  • ENVS 24 General Ecology (Fall only) or BIOE 20C Ecology & Evolution
  • ENVS 25 Environmental Policy & Economics (Winter and Summer only)
  • MATH 3 Precalculus or STAT 3 Precalculus for the Social Sciences or ALEKS MPE 300+ or AP CALC 3+
  • STAT 7/L Statistical Methods for the Biological, Environmental, and Health Sciences
  • One of the following (SOCY/ANTH/PHIL): SOCY 1, 10, 15, ANTH 2, PHIL 22, 24, 28, 80G

Upper division Course Requirements (9 Courses)

  • ENVS 100/L Ecology and Society (Winter and Spring only)
    • prerequisites: ENVS 23, ENVS 24, ENVS 25, STAT7/L, SOCY/ANTH/PHIL, and WRIT 2
  • ENVS 130A/L Agroecology & Sustainable Agriculture (Fall only)
  • ENVS 130B Justice and Sustainability in Agrieculture (Winter only)
  • ENVS 130C Field Experiences in Agroecology and Sustainable Food (Spring only) or ENVS 133 Agroecology Practicum (Winter, Spring, and Summer)
  • One of the following: ENVS 108, 129, 131, 143, 146, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166, 168, 169, 170, CMMU 149, 186
  • 3 ENVS upper divisions of your choice completed in the following options: 

Senior Exit Requirement (Choose 1 out of the 5 options below)
*Your Senior Exit must be focused in Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.