Freshman Seminar: 10 Plants that Changed Minnesota


Prerequisites: Freshman

Offered: Fall semester

Liberal Education Requirement: Environment

Description: This seminar discussed the impact of the 10 plants that have made the most difference in Minnesota. These plants changed the history of the state and had a major impact on the economy, culture, health, food, arts and the environment. Several classes will meet at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum with transportation provided from the Minneapolis campus. Class is based on student lead environmental discussions, guest lectures, and independent and small group research that will result in written communications and website information especially related to the 10 Plants and their environmental impact in Minnesota.

For more information on this course, see the Course Guide.