Program Requirements

Required Curriculum

64 Semester Hours

First Year - Fall  
AGR 161 Animal Evaluation & Selection I 2
AGR 202 Intro to Animal Science 4
CMN 101 Introduction to Speech 3
ENG 101 Rhetoric & Composition 3
FYE 101 Blazing Your Trail 1
MAT 100 Technical Math or Gen Ed Math 3
Approved Elective* 2
     Total 16-18

 

First Year - Spring  
AGR 150 Ag & Consumer Related Occupations 1
AGR 167 Applied Beef Production Skills 2
AGR 169 Artificial Insemination – Cattle 1
AGR 175 Computer Applications in Agribus 3
AGR 189 Agricultural Finance & Records 3
AGR Beef/Swing Mgmt Elective(s)** 2-4
Approved Elective* 2
      Total 14-16

 

Summer  
AGR 199 Occupational Internship I 4

 

Second Year - Fall  
AGR 174 Artificial Insemination - Swine 1
AGR 182 Applied Pork Prod Skills 2
AGR 186 Ag Business Management 3

AGR 200 Intro to Soil Science OR

AGR 204 Principles of Crop Sciences

 

4

ENG 102 Rhetoric & Composition II OR

ENG 191 Writing Skills

 

3

HIS 122 U.S. History II 3
      Total 16

 

Second Year - Spring  
AGR 164 Animal Nutrition & Health 3
AGR 193 Ag & Consumer Related Occup II 1
AGR Beef/Swine Mgmt Elective(s)** 2-4
Approved Electives* 5-8
      Total 11-16

 

Summer  
AGR 299 Occupational Internship II 4

 

*Approved Electives: AGR 162-Animal Evaluation & Selection II, AGR 163-Advanced Animal Evaluation and Selection, AGR 171-Intro to Electricity, AGR 172-Intro to Welding, AGR 173-Advanced Welding, AGR 177-Intro to Equine Science, AGR 188-Ag Sales & Marketing, AGR 200-Introduction to Soil Science, AGR 203-Agriculture Economics for Consumers, AGR 204-Principles of Crop Science, VET 101-Veterinary Assistant I, VET 102-Veterinary Assistant II

**AGR Beef/Swine Management Electives (three of the four courses required): AGR 165-Beef Management – Breed to Wean, AGR 166-Beef Management – Wean to Finish, AGR 180-Swine Management – Breeding & Genetics, AGR 181-Swine Management – Farrow to Market