Summer 2021 Course Information
Introduction to Permaculture
||North Carolina State University
||3 credit hours - $590 per credit
||May 19, 2021 - June 23, 2021
Permaculture means "permanent culture," (or "permanent agriculture") and ..."is the conscious design and maintenance of cultivated ecosystems that have the diversity, stability, and resilience of a natural ecosystem." (Bill Mollison) This course will explore, through lectures, online discussions, and required projects, a design/thinking methodology that seeks to provide for our physical needs, food, water, shelter, energy, etc., while doing so in an environmentally friendly, sustainable manner.
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Disability Support Services
To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.
Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture
Edition: 2nd ed.
Publisher: 2009 Chelsea Green Publishing
About three weeks before NCSU first day of class (or, if it is close to the start of classes, as soon as the student signs up), campus coordinator Breanna Collins
will email individual students a welcome letter with his/her campus Unity ID, student ID number and temporary password. The email also includes log in instructions for .
This course does not require an exam proctor.
This course does not include synchronous components.