Permaculture is a design science using ethical and biophysical principles combined with scientific methods of observation of nature
THE COLLEGE OF FINE AND APPLIED ARTS
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE BULLETIN 2015-2016
to create systems that sustainably meet human needs while supporting relevant social, ecological, and economic infrastructures. In this course, students will explore permaculture philosophy and its relevance to the modern world system, while providing students with practical skills and tools to assess specific sites and create holistic designs suited to the objectives and needs of stakeholders. Prerequisite: SD 3100 or permission of the instructor. Lecture two hours, laboratory three hours.