Introduction in Agriculture


COURSE OUTLINE

 

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE Β0001 SEMESTER 1th

 

COURSE TITLE INTRODUCTION IN AGRICULTURE
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures and laboratory course 3 5
COURSE TYPE General Background
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS NO
COURSE WEBSITE (URL) https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01159/

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
The aim of the course is to introduce students to the subjects of Agricultural Science. Students will also understand the role of the Agriculturalist in modern Agriculture.
General capabilities
Decision making

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
  1. Introduction – Course Content – Course Structure
  2. Agriculture and agricultural production
  3. Historical development of Agriculture at international level
  4. Development and prospects of Agriculture in Greece
  5. Vegetable and animal production
  6. Impact of agriculture and agricultural production on the ecosystem
  7. Fields of agronomic science and the role of the agronomist
  8. Professional prospects of the Department graduates
  9. Economic and social dimensions of agriculture
  10. The concept of rural development
  11. Modern developments in international trade in agricultural products
  12. Modern developments in Agricultural Policy
  13. Economic crisis and Greek agriculture

 

  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD Lectures in the amphitheater
IT USE §  Power point, videos

§  Communication via e-mail and website

TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload

 

Lectures 13 weeks
Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

 

75

STUDENT ASSESSMENT

 

In order to pass this course, each student must complete all of the following compulsory requirements:

Evaluation language: Greek

Written evaluation at the theoretical part at the end of the semester.

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
·                     Γεωργικές Καλλιέργειες, Ζαρμπούτης Γιάννης Β., Γκακνή Ασπασία I

·                     Η ελληνική αγροτική οικονομία στο παγκόσμιο πλαίσιο, Δαμιανός Δημήτριος Ι., Παπαγεωργίου Κωνσταντίνος Λ., Σπαθής Παύλος Δ