Course Description

Just Coffee: The Biology, Ecology & Socioeconomic Impacts of the World's Favorite Drink, PLS 007V

Enrollment and waitlists for Fall Quarter 2022 will CLOSE - September 30, 2022.

Coffee used as a case study to examine biological, ecological and social factors influencing sustainability of farming systems and how food production systems impact human well-being.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Davis, PLSC

Course Credit:

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UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
General Education: SE, SS, WE;

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
units toward degree (see your advisor)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: Seventh - 1 course towards Alternatives - Quantitative Reasoning; Muir: one course in a Natural Science theme in "Computing and Logic", TMC 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit Credit

Course Creator

Patrick Brown
Patrick Brown is a Professor of Plant Sciences at the University of California Davis. Dr. Brown has worked extensively in the field of horticulture with a focus on the management of nutrients and water in perennial orchard systems and the threats of climate change, drought and salinity to global agriculture. Dr. Brown has also had a long history of engagement in International Agricultural Development and has implemented projects and programs throughout the world.  Patrick Brown is a Professor of Plant Sciences at the University of California Davis. Dr. Brown has worked extensively in the field of horticulture with a focus on the management of nutrients and water in perennial orchard systems and the threats of climate change, drought and salinity to global agriculture. Dr. Brown has also had a long history of engagement in International Agricultural ...

Patrick Brown is a Professor of Plant Sciences at the University of California Davis. Dr. Brown has worked extensively in the field of horticulture with a focus on the management of nutrients and water in perennial orchard systems and the threats of climate change, drought and salinity to global agriculture. Dr. Brown has also had a long history of engagement in International Agricultural Development and has implemented projects and programs throughout the world. 

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