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Agronomy

AGRICULTURE MAJOR


The Agronomy concentration prepares students for agriculture professions in areas of soil science, crop science, agriculture biochemistry and basic research, as well as soil and water conservation.

Course Descriptions

8-SEMESTER PLAN

8-Semester Plans are provided by programs to assist students in planning which courses to take during each of their eight semesters of college.

Curriculum

Note: The most up-to-date curriculum is available via the current catalog.

A total of 48 hours is required.

COMMON CORE (Agriculture)

AG132 Principles of Crop and Animal Science Production I (4)
AG133 Principles of Crop and Animal Science Production II (4)
AG136 Computer Applications in Agriculture (4)
AG244 Agricultural Economics (4)
AG495 Seminar in Agriculture (4)

Select one of the following to complete Agriculture Natural Science Requirement:

AG130G Fundamentals of Horticulture (4)
BI230 Biological Sciences I (4)
BI231 Biological Sciences II (4)
CH230 Principles of Chemistry I (4)

AGRONOMY ELECTIVES

Select 10 hours from the following.

AG331 Advanced Soils and Soil Fertility (4)
AG334 Weed Management (4)
AG335 Organic Farming (4)
AG350 Topics in Agriculture – Crops, Horticulture, or Soil Focus (2 hour maximum) (2)
AG435 Forage and Grain Crop Production (4)
AG485 Agriculture Practicum – Crops, Horticulture, or Soil Focus (2 hour maximum) (2)

Agricultural Business Electives

Select 4 hours from the following.

AG350 Topics in Agriculture – Agribusiness Focus (2 hour maximum) (2)
AG361 Commodity Marketing (4)
AG362 Sustainable Agricultural Leadership (4)
AG363 Agribusiness Financial Management (4)
AG460 Agriculture Policy (2)
AG462 Agriculture Production Management (4)

Animal Science Electives

Select 4 hours from the following.

AG340 Meat and Food Animal Science* (4)
AG343 Dairy Science (4)
AG344 Sheep Science (4)
AG345 Swine Science (4)
AG346 Beef Science (4)
AG347 Animal Health (2)
AG349 Animal Nutrition (4)
AG350 Topics in Agriculture – Animal Science 93 Focus (2 hour maximum) (2)
AG485 Agriculture Practicum – Animal Science Focus (2 hour maximum) (2)
EQ344 Equine Production* (4)
EQ495 Equine Business Management* (4)

*prerequisite required