930100 Introduction to agricultural sciences

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Knaus, Wilhelm Friedrich , Schönhart, Martin , Kühleitner, Manfred , Strauss, Joseph , Kaul, Hans-Peter , Staudacher, Erika , Gronauer, Andreas , Sattlberger, Kyrill , Puschenreiter, Markus , Steinkellner, Siegrid , Nowak, Werner Georg , Mayer, Herwig , Zollitsch, Werner , Leisch, Friedrich
Department of Sustainable Agricultural Systems
Offered in
Wintersemester 2017/18
Languages of instruction


Introduction to agricultural sciences

* Per unit 2 topics are being presented. Two professors will present aspects from their own research field. Presentations are followed by a discussion.

* Activity of students: participation in a critical discussion about the contents presented after each lecture.

* The most important messages of the topics presented are subject to the written exam.

Previous knowledge expected

This is an introduction to the agricultural sciences!

Questions for the written exam are related to the contents of the lectures only.

The presentations will be recorded and posted on BOKUlearn afterwards. We will try, but can not guarantee, that all records will be uploaded after the lectures as soon as possible. It is therefore suggested to participate in the lectures.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Introduction to agricultural sciences

Students will get a realistic picture of the bachelor's program Agricultural Sciences and will get an insight into the agricultural academic field, as well as into selected areas of research work.

The course belongs to the group of STEOP courses:
• information about the bachelor program (contents, history,...).
• orientation and assistance for freshman.
• provides a realistic picture of the programs' requirements ("Self-Assessment").
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.