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AG Undergraduate Courses, Corvallis Campus

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Top AG 111 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN AGRICULTURE (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Using information technology in agriculture and agribusiness; practical experience with computer programs applicable to all agricultural disciplines.

Top AG 199 SPECIAL STUDIES (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top AG 211 SURVEY AND CONSTRUCTION (3) 
Land measurement and leveling as applied to agricultural uses. Concrete and agricultural building construction including the use of construction power tools, selection of materials and cost estimating.

Top AG 221 METALS AND WELDING (3) 
Practices of metal working including the use of metal working machines, metal identification, heat treating and metal properties. Fabrication of metals including arc and oxy-acetylene welding and cutting. Lec/lab.

Top AG 230 INTRODUCTION TO EXTENSION AND ENGAGEMENT (3)  Offered in current or future terms
For students interested in pursuing a career with the OSU Extension Service. An introduction to the OSU Extension Service mission, philosophy, history, organization, structure, administration, program areas, Extension program development, Extension teaching and delivery methods, and the involvement and use of volunteers. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits.

Top AG 301 ECOSYSTEM SCIENCE OF PACIFIC NW INDIANS (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Designed and presented in partnership with Pacific Northwest Indians and Alaska Natives, focusing on natural ecosystems, differing views, power relationships, policymaking, and gender roles. (Bacc Core Course)

Top AG 312 ENGINE THEORY AND OPERATION (3) 
Engine construction, operational theories and principles, lubrication, fuels and oils, emissions and preventive maintenance are taught through the process of small engine lab activities. Engine efficiency theories and measurement are presented.

Top AG 318 ACCESSING INFORMATION FOR AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH (1) 
Designed for students at a distance to develop library skills and improve access to information used to conduct technical agricultural research.

Top AG 351 COMMUNICATING AGRICULTURE TO THE PUBLIC (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Students will explore various outlets for communicating with the public about agriculture using appropriate, professional writing. Additionally, students will articulate their thoughts on controversial issues as well as write feature and editorial pieces promoting positive agricultural practices and people in agriculture. (Bacc Core Course)

Top AG 391 FARM IMPLEMENTS (3) 
Power farming implements including operation, maintenance, adjustments, calibration and use are covered. Field trips may be required.

Top AG 401 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top AG 402 INDEPENDENT STUDIES (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top AG 403 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top AG 405 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top AG 406 SPECIAL PROBLEMS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top AG 407 SEMINAR (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top AG 409 PRACTICUM (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top AG 410 INTERNSHIP (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
A work internship to give students practical on-the-job preparation in any of the main facets of agriculture or related industries. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: College and instructor approval.

Top AG 412 AG SAFETY AND HEALTH (3)  Offered in current or future terms
An examination of various hazards associated with agriculture. Control strategies will be explored and prevention methods identified. Hazards examined include machinery, livestock, controlled spaces, pesticides, and other items common to the agricultural workplace. Lec/lab.

Top AG 421 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT (3)  Offered in current or future terms WIC Core Course
Principles of leadership development, leadership analysis and style, record keeping procedures, youth organizations, and activities in leadership for youth. (Writing Intensive Course) PREREQS: Senior standing.

Top AG 425 DEVELOPMENTS IN AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Emphasis on the development of instructional units for agricultural instruction programs. Wide applications to agricultural mechanization and biotechnology. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits. PREREQS: Senior standing.

Top AG 435 PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS IN AGRICULTURE (3) 
Students will learn to effectively create and deliver professional presentations relevant to careers in agriculture and natural resources. This includes developing skills for both formal and informal presentations, using visual aids effectively, and using appropriate strategies to engage various audiences.

Top AG 492 TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER IN AGRICULTURE (3) 
Examination of processes by which formal and informal agricultural instruction programs influence the introduction and acceptance of technology in agriculture. An emphasis in the international arena will be maintained. The focus throughout the course will be on the role of a professional change agent working with technological change. PREREQS: Senior standing.

Top AG 499 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-4)  Offered in current or future terms
Topics may vary from term to term and from year to year. May be repeated for credit when topics differ. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.



 
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