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
FYE 101 Blazing Your Trail 1
MAT 100 Technical Math or Gen Ed Math 3
Approved Elective* 2
     Total 13-15

 

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
ENG 101 Rhet & Comp I 3
      Total 17-19

 

Summer  
AGR 199 Occupational Internship I 4

 

Second Year - Fall  
AGR 174 Artificial Insemination - Swine 1
AGR 182 Applied Pork Prod Skills 2

AGR 200 Intro to Soil Science OR

AGR 204 Principles of Crop Sciences

 

4

ENG 102 Rhet & Comp II 3
HIS 122 U.S. History II 3
      Total 13

 

Second Year - Spring  
AGR 164 Animal Nutrition & Health 3
AGR 186 Ag Business Mgmt 3
AGR 193 Ag & Consumer Related Occup II 1
AGR Beef/Swine Mgmt Elective(s)** 2-4
Approved Electives* 4-8
      Total 13-19

 

Summer  
AGR 299 Occupational Internship II 4

 

*Approved Electives: Any courses with the AGR, SLF or VET prefix are recommended for degree completion. General Education courses (up to 10 cr. hrs.) are acceptable and encouraged as electives for students intending to transfer their degree to a four year university.

**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