• Agriculture
     
     
     

    Agriculture Pathways

     

     
    Forestry/Natural Resources
     
     02.4710091 *BASIC AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

     

    This course introduces the major areas of scientific agricultural production and research; presents problem solving lessons and introductory skills and knowledge in agricultural science and agri-related technologies. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented through supervised agricultural experiences and leadership programs and activities.
     
    The Basic Agricultural Science and Technology Course must be taken first.  The next two required pathway courses can be taken in any order.

    03.4510092 *FOREST SCIENCE                                                                        

     

    This course provides entry-level skills for employment in the forest industry and for further study. The course covers establishing forests by natural and artificial means, maintaining and surveying forests, identifying and protecting trees, practicing silviculture, measuring trees and land, mapping, preparing for timber sales and harvest, employing multiple-use resource management, keeping records, and figuring taxes. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented through supervised agricultural experiences and leadership programs and activities. 

    03.4530093 *WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT                                                         

     

    This course introduces students to the principles of wildlife management and conservation and to opportunities for further education and careers in the field of wildlife biology. The course includes instruction in the history of wildlife management, ecological concepts, habitat assessment, habitat management techniques for wildlife, population dynamics, predator-prey relationships, wildlife species biology and identification, human-wildlife conflict resolution, the role of hunting in conservation, game and fish laws and regulations, hunters safety, and the application of scientific principles to managing wildlife habitat and populations. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented through supervised agricultural experiences and leadership programs and activities. 
     


     
    Plant Science/Horticulture
     
    02.4710091 *BASIC AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

     

    This course introduces the major areas of scientific agricultural production and research; presents problem solving lessons and introductory skills and knowledge in agricultural science and agri-related technologies. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented through supervised agricultural experiences and leadership programs and activities.
     
    The Basic Agricultural Science and Technology Course must be taken first.  The next two required pathway courses can be taken in any order.

    01.4610092 *GENERAL HORTICULTURE AND PLANT SCIENCE

     

    This course is designed as an introduction for the Horticulture/Plant Science Pathway Program of Study. The course introduces the major concepts of plant and horticulture science. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented through supervised agricultural experiences and leadership programs and activities.  
    01.4700093 *NURSERY AND LANDSCAPE                                          

     

    This course is designed to provide students with the basic skills and knowledge utilized by the green industry in nursery production and management and landscape design and management. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented through supervised agricultural experiences and leadership programs and activities.  

     
     
     
     
     
    Animal Science
     
    02.4710091 *BASIC AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

     

    This course introduces the major areas of scientific agricultural production and research; presents problem solving lessons and introductory skills and knowledge in agricultural science and agri-related technologies. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented through supervised agricultural experiences and leadership programs and activities.
     
    The Basic Agricultural Science and Technology Course must be taken first.  The next two required pathway courses can be taken in any order.

    02.4210092 *ANIMAL SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY/BIOTECHNOLOGY

     

    This course is designed to introduce students to the scientific principles that underlie the breeding and husbandry of agricultural animals, and the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural

    animal products.  Animal Science introduces principles as applied to the animal industry; covers reproduction, production technology, processing, and distribution of agricultural animal products. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented through supervised agricultural experiences and leadership programs and activities.
     

    01.4320093 *AGRICULTURAL ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT

     

    The goal of this course is to provide all students instruction in establishing and managing agricultural animal enterprises; includes instruction in selecting, breeding, feeding, caring for, and marketing beef and dairy cattle, horses, swine, sheep, and poultry. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented through supervised agricultural experiences and leadership programs and activities.
     

     

    Agriculture Mechanics 

    (Non-traditional pathway for females)

     
    02.4710091 *BASIC AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

               

    This course introduces the major areas of scientific agricultural production and research; presents problem solving lessons and introductory skills and knowledge in agricultural science and agri-related technologies. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented through supervised agricultural experiences and leadership programs and activities.

    01.4210092 *AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS TECHNOLOGY I                                           

     

    This course is designed to provide students with introductory level experiences in small engine maintenance and repair, metal fabrication, woodworking, electrical wiring, and maintenance of agricultural machinery, equipment, and tractors.
     
    Prerequisite: Basic Agricultural Science and Technology 02.4710091

    01.4220093 *AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS TECHNOLOGY II

                           

    This course offers students intermediate level experiences in small engine maintenance and repair, metal fabrication, concrete construction, building construction, plumbing, electrical wiring, soil and water conservation, and maintenance of agricultural machinery, equipment and tractors. 
     
    Prerequisite: Agricultural Mechanics I  01.4210092

     

Last Modified on March 20, 2019