2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 07, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Agriculture - Agriculture Education, B.S.

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Career Opportunities

A degree in General Agriculture prepares students to teach, to conduct research, to pursue graduate and professional degrees, to work in government and business, and numerous other related careers or jobs such as: Agricultural Education, Veterinary Medicine, Animal Management and Production, Livestock Production Management, Animal Health Product Sales, Feed Sales/Management, Livestock Equipment Sales/Mgt, Livestock Procurement, A.I. Breeding Technician, Livestock Feedlot Operations, Market Forecasting, Food Safety, Plant Breeding and Biotechnology, Greenhouse & Nursery Management, Landscape Design, Water Quality, Nutrient Management, Food and Fiber Processing, Natural Resource Sciences, Extension Education, Housing & Environmental Quality, Livestock Insurance, Quality Assurance, Farm Management, Stable Management, Market Reporting, Meat Grading, geospatial information technologies, soil chemists, soil biologists, plant biochemists, plant pathologists, entomologists, horticulturists, agronomists, soil hydrologists, and soil microbiologists.

Required Courses

General Education Requirements

All students are expected to complete a common body of academic course work. The General Education Requirements are designed to promote the development of a comprehensive educational base which will effectively support a student’s choice of a major concentration. MATH 099  does not meet the General Education Requirement and does not apply toward graduation requirements.

Curriculum Area I - Arts and Humanities: Credits 9

Select two courses from any of the courses in Disciplines A - D.

Curriculum Area II - Social and Behavioral Sciences: Credits 6

Students must select ECON 201 and PSYC 100:

Discipline A: Social Sciences

Discipline B: Behavioral Sciences

Curriculum Area III - Biological and Physical Sciences: Credits 11

Students must select three science courses and two laboratory courses:

Curriculum Area IV - Mathematics: Credits 3

Curriculum Area V - English Composition: Credits 9

Curriculum Area VI - Emerging Issues: Credits 4

Total Required for General Education: Credits 42

1Students must pass ENGL 101  and ENGL 102  with grade of “C” or above before taking ENGL 203 .

2Honors students should take honors courses.

Supportive Requirements: Credits 19

A minimum cumulative grade of “C” (GPA 2.0) or better is required for supportive courses.

Curriculum Guide for General Agriculture


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