Agriculture Courses

AGR 102 Introduction to Horse ScienceCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
This course surveys the breeds of horses and scope of the industry. Course covers selection, feeding and nutrition, disease control, health and welfare, breeding, genetics and reproduction, tack, equipment, facilities, transportation, management principles and current events in the equine industry.

AGR 103 Intro to Natural Resource MgmtCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
A survey of natural resources management career opportunities; a history of resource management; forest, wildlife, soils, and recreation components, government and private management entities; commercial, conservation, and preservation philosophies of land management discussed.

AGR 141 Fundamentals of HorticultureCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
Horticulture industry and its contribution to world economy; theoretical and practical aspects of plant growth and development; principles and techniques of plant propagation; pruning and control of growth. Application and use of plant growth regulators in horticulture. Production, storage, processing and marketing of horticultural plants and products.

AGR 242 Intro to PesticidesCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None.   Co-Req: None.
Manufacture, regulation, marketing, and use of pesticides. Structure, mode of action, toxicity, degradation, safety, and environmental impact of pesticides commonly used. Biological, chemical, and non-chemical approaches and their effectiveness in controlling pests. This course serves as preparation for materials covered on the Pesticide Applicators certification exam.

AGR 295 Intl Food and Fiber SystemsCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None.   Co-Req: None.
This course is a study of the influence of food and fiber systems on the economy, environment, health, lifestyle and political systems throughout the world. This impact of ethics, gender, cultural differences and institutions on international food and fiber systems is discussed. This course provides students with a global perspective on current issues related to international food and fiber systems and agriculture.

AGRI 1010 Introduction to Agri BusinessCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None.   Co-Req: None.
Agricultural economics and other social sciences as they relate to agricultural business. Concepts are illustrated in terms of selected current social and economic issues in the industry of production agriculture, agricultural business, and computer applications.

AGRI 1020 Intro to Animal SciencesCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None.   Co-Req: None.
Fundamental principles of animal agriculture; biological and scientific aspects of development, inheritance, and feeding; animal products and scope of the animal industry.

AGRI 1030 Intro to Plant SciencesCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None.   Co-Req: None.
Economic importance of plants and their relationship to agriculture and society; plant structure, physiology, and heredity; factors of the environment in relation to growth, adaptation, and management of plants; utilization of plant products.

AGRI 1050 Intro to Soil ScienceCredit Hrs: 4
Pre-Req: None.   Co-Req: None.
Stresses the nature and properties of soils, including physical, chemical, and biological processes in soils and their influences on plant growth. Land judging and soil testing are included.

AGRI 1050 Intro to Soil ScienceCredit Hrs: 4
Pre-Req: None.   Co-Req: None.
Stresses the nature and properties of soils, including physical, chemical, and biological processes in soils and their influences on plant growth. Land judging and soil testing are included.