Name: ____________________ CSS 499/ENSC 399 Special Topics - Intro to Organic Farming Spring Term 2006 Student Survey This is the first time a course like this has been offered at OSU. We have prepared this survey to get a basic understanding of who you all are and what the heck you know. The goal of this survey is to establish an assumed knowledge baseline to avoid repetition of subjects covered in more detail in other courses. Whip through it quick-like and let’s get on with the class! 1. I am a… a) Freshman b) Sophomore c) Junior d) Senior e) Graduate student 2. What is your major? 3. How would you rate your consumption of organic food? a) I normally don’t buy organic but I’ve heard the rumblings… b) I’ve seen organic food in the market, and bought it when convenient. c) I try to buy organic food sometimes. d) I buy organic regularly. e) I’m all about organic, man. f) Other ____________________ 4. Have you taken an introductory soil science course? Y / N if yes, list course number: 5. Have you taken an introductory botany or biology course? Y / N if yes, list course number: 6. Have you taken any courses in Horticulture or Crop and Soil Science Y / N if yes, list course numbers: 7. How would you rate your general exposure to agriculture? a) I grew up in a major metropolitan area (i.e. New York, S.F., Seattle, etc.) b) My family had a garden… c) I come from a farming family. d) I was/am in FFA or 4-H e) I have a small garden myself. f) I would like to have a garden, but I don’t have the time or space now. g) I would like to be, or am, an organic producer. h) Other _____________________ Name: ____________________ 8. How did you hear about this course? a) A friend b) I got an email (from who?) c) I saw a flyer (where?) 9. Why did you enroll in this course? 10. What do you hope to learn from this course? Stop here! Let’s Rock!