Annual Class Schedule

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We are planning to offer the following classes online over the next year.  These classes may be taken individually or as part of our online 15- credit Certificate Program.  They will also count toward our online Associate of Science degree and our fully online B.S. degree  or transferred to other colleges and universities.

NOTE:  all courses are 3 credits unless otherwise indicated.

Fall Semester (Sept. 1 – Dec. 8, 2021)

also… 

  • SUSTCOMM 335  – Plants in Landscape  (4cr)  – this online class may count toward your A.S. or B.S. online degree in Sustainable Food and Farming but to be sure, check with your adviser.  

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Winter Term (Dec. 17 – Jan. 13, 2022)

NOTE:  Students are allowed to take up to 6 credits during  the winter term.  If you want to appeal this policy to take more, please contact Renee Ciulla for guidance.


Spring Semester (Jan. 25 – May 4,  2022)

also….

NRC 235  – Sensible Pruning for Beginners and Experts (2cr) 

To be offered in spring 2023 or later:

  • Regenerative Hemp Production (Interested in this topic? If so, please email rciulla@umass.edu for educational opportunities)

Summer I & II (May 19 – August 19, 2022)

Summer I (May 19 –  June 30, 2022)

Summer II (July 11 – August 19, 2022)


FUTURE COURSES

We are working on adding these courses to our online class schedule…and please let us know if there is a topic you would like to see included!

  • Horticultural Therapy
  • Industrial Hemp Production
  • Seed Production & Selling 
  • Soil Ecology
  • Dairy Production
  • The Future of Food
  • On Farm Trials and Experimentation
  • Energy on the Farm
  • Sustainable Fisheries
  • Carbon Farming Solutions for Climate Change
  • Decolonizing Botany: From the Herbarium to the Plantarium

If you have suggestions for courses you want to take, please contact Renee Ciulla.

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