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Spring 2017

Community Health Sciences (COM HLT)
COM HLT 131 - Healthy Food Access in Los Angeles: History and Practice of Urban Agriculture

Lecture: Lec 1

Class ID: 040487201

Class Website: https://ccle.ucla.edu/course/view/17S-COMHLT131-1

Day(s)

Time

Location

Waitlist: Class Full (20), Over Enrolled By 4

0 of 5 Taken

3pm-5:50pm

Public Health, School of Room 61269

4.0

Brown, M.P.
O'Connell, M.K.

Final Exam Information

Date

Day

Time

Location(s)

None listed

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Enrollment Information

Grade Type

Individual Studies

Level

Letter Grade or Passed/ Not Passed

Class: None

No

N/A

Upper Division

Course Description

Lecture, three hours; laboratory, 90 minutes. History and recent revival of urban agriculture (gardening) in Los Angeles area. Exploration of how urban gardening is response to crises such as U.S. obesity epidemic and resulting health problems. Critiques of industrial agriculture in California and elsewhere in U.S. Exploration of how urban agriculture springs from healthy food/active living and consumer movements that advocate access to locally grown, in-season, affordable food. Biweekly hands-on gardening laboratory in Sunset Canyon Recreation Center Organic Garden. P/NP or letter grading.

Class Description

None

General Education (GE)

This class does not satisfy any GE requirements.

Writing II

This class does not satisfy the undergraduate Writing II requirement.

Diversity

This class does not satisfy any College/School diversity requirement.

Class Notes

None

Department

Community Health Sciences

Library Reserve

http://catalog.library.ucla.edu/vwebv/enterCourseReserve.do

Materials Use Fee

0.00