Agricultural Studies Academic Plan

Bachelor of Science Degree. Agricultural Studies Major.

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Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Freshman Year

CROP 161 Introduction to Plant Science (Ag Foundation) - 3
COMS 116 Business and Professional Communication (GenEd CS) - 3
ESM 105 Introduction to Environmental Studies (GenEd EC) - 3
HIST 100 – Defining Themes in US History (GenEd SB) - 3
MATH 146 College Algebra (GenEd M) - 3 (depending on Math Placement score)
Total - 15 credits

ANSC 111 Introduction to Animal Science (Ag Foundation) - 3
ENGL 100 Academic Reading & Writing (GenEd CW) - 3
Chemistry 120 Intro to General Chem (GenEd SL) - 6
PE 108 Health and Fitness for Life - 1
AGEN 150 Intro Ag Engineering (Ag Foundation) - 3
Total - 16 credits

Sophomore Year

Soil 120 Intro to Soil Science (Ag Foundation) - 3
ENGL 200 Read, Write, Disciplines (Gen Ed CA) - 3
THEA 105 Intro to Theatre (Gen Ed HF) - 3
GEOL 101 Intro Geology (Gen Ed S) - 3
CHEM 230 General Organic Chem - 3
Total - 15 credits

AGEC 230 Ag Economics I - 3
ART 100 Introduction to Art (GenEd HF) - 3
PSYC 101 General Psychology (GenEd SB) - 3
MGMT 330 Managing a Diverse Workforce (Univ – Diversity) - 3
AGED 202 Leadership and Group Dynamics - 3
Total - 15 credits

Junior
Year

AGEN 320/355 Internal Combustion Engines/Irrigation and Drainage (or other AGEN class) - 3
AGEC 250 World Food and Population (Univ – Global) - 3
AFES 492 Experiencial Learning (GenEd MD) - 3
AGEC 360 Farm Management (or other AGEC class) - 3
ANSC 231 – Animal Nutrition - 3
Total - 15 credits

CROP 266 Corn & Soybean Production (or other CROP class) - 3
SOIL 311 – Soil Fertility (or other SOIL class) - 4
FDSC 110 – Intro to Food Science (GenEd S) - 3
Course in Minor - 3
Agricultural Elective - 3
Total - 16 credits

Senior
Year

Course in Minor - 3
Course in Minor - 3
Course in Minor - 3
Agricultural Elective - 5
Physical Education Activity (GenEd HW) - 0.5
Total - 11.5 credits

Course in Minor - 3
Course in Minor - 3
Course in Minor - 3
Course in Minor - 4
Seminar - 1
Physical Education Activity (GenEd HW) - 0.5
Total - 14.5 credits

Summary of Degree Requirements

General Education plus University Requirements - 46-47 cr.
Agriculture Foundation Courses - 15 cr.
Major Requirements - 34-38 cr.
Minor Requirement - 21-24 cr.
Credits to Degree - 120 cr.

 

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