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Agricultural Sciences Undergraduate Major (BS, CRED, HBS) Major/Option offered thru Ecampus - Distance Ed

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College of Agricultural Sciences | Agricultural Education and General Agriculture


Also available via Ecampus.



Agricultural Core

AEC 211. Agricultural and Food Management (4)
AG 111. Information Technology in Agriculture (3)
AG 421. ^Leadership Development (3)
SOIL 205. Soil Science (3)
   or CSS 305. Principles of Soil Science (4) EOU campus only.

Choose 7–10 credits from the following:
AED 313. Theory and Practicum III: Field (4)
AG 199. Special Topics: Orientation to Agricultural Sciences Major (1)
AG 230. Introduction to Extension and Engagement (3)
AG 301. *Ecosystem Science of Pacific NW Indians (3)
AG 312. Engine Theory and Operation (3)
AG 318. Accessing Information for Agricultural Research (1)
AG 351. *Communicating Agriculture to the Public (3)
AG 391. Farm Implements (3)
AG 412. Ag Safety and Health (3)
AG 492. Technology Transfer in Agriculture (3)
AG 499. Special Topics (3) (Pending Approval)
AGRI 399. Special Topics: Navigating International Experiences (1)
Agricultural electives (60 credits required, may include above, 24 of which must be upper division)

Business and Law

AEC 253. *Environmental Law, Policy, and Economics (4)
   or AEC 388. Agricultural Law (4)
   or BA 215. Fundamentals of Accounting (4)
BA 230. Business Law I (4)

Communication

Communications/Speech Elective (3)

Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

AEC 250. *Introduction to Environmental Economics and Policy (3)
   or AEC 251. *Introduction to Agricultural and Food Economics (3)
   or ECON 201. *Introduction to Microeconomics (4)

Sciences—Physical and Biological

Physical science—chemistry (10–15

CH 121. General Chemistry (5)
CH 122. *General Chemistry (5)

Biological sciences—one-year series (12)

BI 101. *General Biology (4)
BI 102. *General Biology (4)
BI 103. *General Biology (4)

Or (preferred):

BI 211. *Principles of Biology (4)
BI 212. *Principles of Biology (4)
BI 213. *Principles of Biology (4)

Or

BI 204. *Introductory Biology I (4)
BI 205. *Introductory Biology II (4)
BI 206. *Introductory Biology III (4)

Leadership and Engagement

Choose 1 course from the following:
AG 230. Introduction to Extension and Engagement (3)
LEAD 242. Personal Leadership Development (3)
LEAD 342. Team and Organizational Development (3)
LEAD 442. Leadership Skills for Career Success (3)
LEAD 443. Leadership through Conversations (3)

Math

MTH 111. *College Algebra (4)

Electives (48–52)

A minimum of 45 of these elective credits must come from College of Agricultural Sciences. Remaining credits may be approved from other disciplines, to reach 60 total Ag Science electives.

Total=180


Footnotes:

^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)
* Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)

 

Sample Four-Year Plan: Agricultural Sciences major


Year One


Fall (12)

AG 199. *Special Studies: Orientation Ag Sci Major (1)
BI 211. *Principles of Biology (4)
MTH 111. *College Algebra (4)
WR 121. *English Composition (3)

Note: Biology series differ between campus and Ecampus. Campus students may take any Biology in these series. Ecampus students will expect to take BI 204, 205, 206:
BI 101, 102, 103. *General Biology (4,4,4)
   or BI 211, 212, 213. *Principles of Biology (4,4,4)
   or BI 204, 205, 206. *Introductory Biology I, II, III (4,4,4)

Winter (15)

BI 212. *Introductory Biology I (4)
AG 111. *Information Technology in Agriculture (3)
COMM 111. *Public Speaking (3)
   or COMM 114. *Argument and Critical Discourse (3)
HHS 231. *Lifetime Fitness for Health (2)
ELECTIVE@ CAS (3)

Spring (15)

AGRI 399. Navigating International Experiences (1)
BI 213. *Introductory Biology I (4)
WR 222. *English Composition (3)
ELECTIVE@ for major (3)
BACCCORE@WC (3)
PAC@ (1)

Year Two


Fall (15)

AEC 251. *Introduction to Agricultural and Food Economics (3)
CH 121. *General Chemistry (5)
SOIL 205. *Soil Science (3)
SOIL 206. *Soil Science Lab (1)
ELECTIVE@ CAS (3)

Winter (15)

AEC 211. *Agricultural and Food Management (4)
AG 301. *Ecosystem Science of Pacific NW Indians (3)
AG 230. *Introduction to Extension and Engagement (3)
CH 122. *General Chemistry (5)

Spring (16)

LEAD 342. *Team and Organizational Leadership (3)
WR/COMM ELECTIVE (3)
BACCCORE@CD (3)
ELECTIVE@ CAS (4)
BACCCORE@LA (3)

Year Three


Fall (16)

AEC 388. Agricultural Law (4)
AG 499. Special Topics: Native American Agriculture (3)
BACCCORE@SYNTH (3)
ELECTIVE@ CAS (3)
ELECTIVE@ CAS (3)

Winter (15)

AG 351. *Communicating Agriculture to the Public (3)
BA 215. Fundamentals of Accounting (4)
ELECTIVE@ CAS (4)
ELECTIVE@ CAS (4)

Spring (15)

AG 410. Internship (12)
   or ELECTIVE@ 12–16 cr.
BACCCORE@SYNTH (3)

Year Four


Fall (16)

AG 391. Farm Implements (3)
UPPER-DIV ELECTIVE@ CAS (3)
UPPER-DIV ELECTIVE@ CAS (3)
UPPER-DIV ELECTIVE@ CAS (3)
UPPER-DIV ELECTIVE@ CAS (4)

Winter (16)

AG 421. ^Leadership Development (3)
AGRI 438. Exploring World Agriculture (2)
UPPER-DIV ELECTIVE@ CAS (3)
UPPER-DIV ELECTIVE@ CAS (4)
UPPER-DIV ELECTIVE@ CAS (4)

Spring (14)

ELECTIVE@ (3)
ELECTIVE@ (3)
ELECTIVE@ (4)
ELECTIVE@ (4)

Total credits=180


Major/Option offered thru Ecampus - Distance Ed - Signifies that the Major/Option can be completed thru Ecampus - Distance Ed

Major Code: 259

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