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New Course Proposal
SOIL 512 METHODS OF SOIL ANALYSIS - FIELD

Status: Approved

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1. Review - College Approver - Agricultural Sciences

Approved by Penelope Diebel Assistant Dean / College of Ag Admin, December 14, 2017 10:02pm

Comments

Penelope Diebel (College Approver - Agricultural Sciences) December 14, 2017 10:02pm
The College of Agricultural Sciences supports the addition of this soils field class.

2. Review - Curriculum Coordinator

Approved by Cheryl Hagey Administrative Program Assist / Acad Prgms/Assess/Accred, December 18, 2017 3:42pm

Comments

Cheryl Hagey (Curriculum Coordinator) December 18, 2017 3:42pm
SUMMARY: This NEW course is designated for Graduate Students getting experience with Soil.

CIP 011201 has been added to the proposal.

APA:
1) changed the Long title from "Introduction to Soil Analysis, Field Part" TO "Methods of Soil Analysis - Field" at the request of the Originator. This matches the Syllabus Title.

2) Removed Laboratory as a Schedule Type, added Experiential/Cooperative Education and Final Exam. This was discussed with the Originator.

Banner was checked for this course number (512) to confirm the course number has not been used in the last 6 years. (12/18/2017 1:28 PM).

All Components are met per the Faculty Senate Curriculum Council guidelines.

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The Office of the Registrar is responsible for determining the effective date of Category II proposals. The determination is made based upon the ability to complete the request prior to the registration dates for the effective term being proposed.

3. Review - Graduate Committee - Ag Science (A-E)

Approved by Ryan Contreras Associate Professor / Horticulture, December 20, 2017 9:32am

Comments

Ryan Contreras (Graduate Committee - Ag Science (A-E)) December 20, 2017 9:32am
Fantastic syllabus, particularly learning objectives.

4. Review - Graduate Council Chair

Approved by Ryan Contreras Associate Professor / Horticulture, December 20, 2017 9:32am

5. Review - Curriculum Council Chair

Approved by John Bailey Associate Professor / Forest Eng/Resourcs/Mgmt, December 27, 2017 8:07am

6. Review - Academic Programs

Approved by Cheryl Hagey Administrative Program Assist / Acad Prgms/Assess/Accred, December 29, 2017 12:46pm

Comments

Cheryl Hagey (Academic Programs) December 29, 2017 12:46pm
All Components are met per the Faculty Senate Curriculum Council guidelines.

7. Review - Catalog Coordinator

Approved by Larry Bulling Academic Wage Appt - Hourly / Office of the Registrar, January 2, 2018 11:17am

Proposal

Proposal ID: 102011
Type: New Course
Submission Date: November 16, 2017 8:54am
Approval Date: January 2, 2018 11:17am
Effective Term: Summer 2018
Justification:
Many new graduate students in Soil Science come to us with non-soil related degrees (Microbiology, Chemistry, Environmental; Sciences etc) and have little to no previous exposure to soils. This Class, together with the Lab section SOIL 514, is designed to give them a compact introduction, including hands on experience in both field and laboratory
Comments:
The course has been tested in 2017 as a 599 class. A report of activities and student evaluations are attached

Originators

Name Title Department/School
Markus Kleber Assistant Professor Crop and Soil Science
Shannon Andrews Manager 1-R&D Lab Crop and Soil Science

Contacts

No contacts

Liaisons

Liaison Status Required
Katherine Kelly Donegan - Instructor / Horticulture
Support this proposal.
(Responded on Nov 15, 2017)
Responded Yes
Jay Noller - Department Head / Crop and Soil Science
Fully support.
(Responded on Nov 16, 2017)
Responded Yes

Course Information

Designator/Course #: SOIL 512 
CIP Code: 011201
Title:
METHODS OF SOIL ANALYSIS - FIELD  
College/Department or College/School:
College of Agricultural Sciences / Crop and Soil Science 

Credits:
Max Credits to Graduation: 1   

Short Title: SOIL ANALYSIS FIELD  
Grading Mode: A-F (includes I, W, R, S/U) 
Courses Taught Schedule:
Summer

Schedule Types: Experiential/Co-op Education; Final Exam 
Campus Location: Corvallis Campus 
Programs Requiring
this Course:
None

Description:
Recognition and quantitative description of soil properties in agroecosystems. Assessments of soil environments used for crop production in Oregon. Demonstration and practice of volumetric and bulk soil sampling techniques as well as the application of pedotransfer functions. Each participant will be responsible for analyzing at least one soil sample in the chemical level. Five-day duration with four overnight stays at campgrounds. Participants will use their own or borrowed camping equipment.

Course Relationships

Designator Title Minimum Grade/Score
Enforced Prerequisites
SOIL 205 SOIL SCIENCE C
Unenforced Requisites
or equivalent. Successful completion of EH&S Field Safety Training is required.
Corequisites
None
Equivalent Courses
None
Slash Courses
None
Crosslisted Courses
None

Documents

File Name File Size Comment Date Added
512 Syllabus Nov 14 MaK.docx 135.39 Kb Nov 15, 2017 2:23 pm
Report Intro to Soil Analysis Lab and Field 2017.docx 11.63 MB Nov 15, 2017 2:23 pm
Field Course Report SBA.pdf 67.13 Kb Nov 15, 2017 2:23 pm
Field Instructor Report SBA.pdf 27.22 Kb Nov 15, 2017 2:24 pm
SOIL599003 Field Kleber Summer_2017_(201800)-Comments_Report.pdf 22.13 Kb Nov 15, 2017 2:24 pm
Summar Evaluations Field and Lab Kle.pdf 132.45 Kb Nov 15, 2017 2:24 pm
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