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

PLEASE NOTE: This concentration is discontinued, effective Fall 2020. This concentration is now available as a major: Agroecology B.A.

For all students who entered before the 2020-2021 academic year, this concentration is still available.

For all students who entered in or after 2020-2021, please note that you will not be able to pursue this concentration. We hope you will consider the Agroecology BA major instead. 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.