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Undergraduate Catalog

2014-15 preliminary edition, April 2014

William H. Darr School of Agriculture Courses

Agricultural Business (AGB) courses

  • AGB 144 Agricultural Economics I

    Characteristics of our economic system and basic economic concepts with applications to agriculture. Effects on agriculture by money and banking systems, monetary and fiscal policies, government policies, and international trade.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 314 Legal Aspects of Agriculture

    Recommended Prerequisite: 30 hours. Legal framework impinging upon decision making of farm business including farm ownership and transfer, taxation, business organization, losses, and regulations of land and water use.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 334 Marketing Agricultural Products

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGB 144 or ECO 165. Marketing functions and agencies involved in the movement of farm products from producers to consumers. Explains how the economic behaviors of the farmers, marketing agents and consumers affect the organization and performance of the food markets.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 344 Financing Agriculture

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGB 144. Capital requirements and sources and uses of each type of credit.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 354 Land Economics

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGB 144. Principles and institutions affecting the allocation of land resources among uses and users.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 364 Agricultural Commodity Futures and Options

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGB 334. Introduction to the economic theory, organization, and operating principles of agricultural commodity futures markets. Emphasis is placed on speculating, hedging, and investing in agricultural commodity futures contracts.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Summer

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 374 Agricultural Business Management

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGB 144. A study of agricultural firm management including planning, organizing, directing, controlling and coordinating functions used to attain business goals. The role of finance and type of business organization including agricultural cooperatives.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 384 Agricultural Selling

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGB 334. Principles of selling with application to agricultural inputs and products. Attitudes, value systems, and behavioral patterns that relate to agricultural sales. Relationship of sales to marketing, selling strategies, preparing for sales calls, making sales presentations, handling objections, and closing sales. Analysis of the buying or purchasing process. Evaluation of agri-selling as a possible career choice.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 394 Agricultural Industry Study

    Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in AGB 494 for 1 credit hour; completion of 60 hours including 6 hours in agricultural business; and permission of instructor.

    A five-day study alternating between St. Louis and Kansas City to examine the management process of a variety of agricultural businesses. May be repeated for a total of 2 credit hours. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 444 American Agricultural Policy

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGB 144. Description and analysis of economic problems of U.S. Agriculture. History and significance of government programs to support farm prices and incomes, conserve land resources, encourage adequate food supplies and expand U.S. agricultural trade.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 494 Problems in Agricultural Business

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Student selects a specific topic, prepares an outline, makes an investigation and presentation under the supervision of an agricultural business staff member.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 514 International Agricultural Trade

    Prerequisite: AGB 334 or MKT 350.

    Gains from trade, agricultural trade policies of exporters and importers, exchange rates, multilateral trade negotiations, preferential trade agreements, technical barriers and environmental regulations and trade. May be taught concurrently with AGB 614. Cannot receive credit for both AGB 614 and AGB 514.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 524 Agricultural Prices

    Prerequisite: AGB 334.

    Factors influencing the level and movement of agricultural commodity prices and prices of agricultural inputs. May be taught concurrently with AGB 624. Cannot receive credit for both AGB 624 and AGB 524.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 534 Production Economics

    Prerequisite: AGB 144.

    Application of economics of production in agricultural and business management, examination of the relationships between inputs and outputs, and impact of technology selection on business profitability.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    1

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 584 Farm Business Management

    Prerequisite: AGB 144.

    Economic principles applied to the organization and operation of agricultural units; tools of decision-making; and factor allocation. May be taught concurrently with AGB 684. Cannot receive credit for both AGB 684 and AGB 584.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 614 International Agricultural Trade

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGB 334 or MKT 350. Gains from trade, agricultural trade policies of exporters and importers, exchange rates, multilateral trade negotiations, preferential trade agreements, technical barriers and environmental regulations and trade. May be taught concurrently with AGB 514. Cannot receive credit for both AGB 514 and AGB 614.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 624 Agricultural Prices

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGB 334. Factors influencing the level and movement of agricultural commodity prices and prices of agricultural inputs. May be taught concurrently with AGB 524. Cannot receive credit for both AGB 524 and AGB 624.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 684 Farm Business Management

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGB 144. Economic principles applied to the organization and operation of agricultural units; tools of decision-making; and factor allocation. May be taught concurrently with AGB 584. Cannot receive credit for both AGB 584 and AGB 684.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

Agricultural Education (AGE) courses

  • AGE 318 Introduction to Agricultural Education

    Recommended Prerequisite: 30 hours. Building an acquaintance with the aims, philosophy, functions, opportunities and demands of agricultural education programs.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 337 Agricultural Mechanics Practices

    Shop processes and techniques required for the construction, repair, and maintenance of agricultural facilities and equipment. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 493 Supervised Teaching (Secondary Agriculture)

    Prerequisite: completion of all methods courses in Agriculture; a grade of "C" or better in all professional education courses; current pre-professional liability insurance; and approval for supervised teaching.

    Student observes then teaches agriculture classes under the direction of the cooperating teacher and the university supervisor. Student participates in school-related activities appropriate to the assignment and attends all required meetings. In order to receive a grade in this course, the student's professional portfolio must meet or exceed final criteria. Course will not count toward the major GPA. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    5-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 494 Supervised Teaching (Secondary Agriculture)

    Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in AGE 493.

    Student observes, then teaches under the direction of the cooperating teacher and the university supervisor. Student participates in school-related activities appropriate to the assignment and attends all required meetings. In order to receive a grade in this course, the student's professional portfolio must meet or exceed final criteria. Course will not count toward the major GPA. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    5-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 498 Problems in Agricultural Education

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Student selects a specific topic, prepares an outline, makes an investigation and presentation under the supervision of an agricultural education staff member. May be repeated with permission.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 499 Clinical Experiences in Teaching II

    Prerequisite: EDC 199; and admitted to Teacher Education Program; and grades of "C" or better in all professional education courses; and completion of portfolio checkpoints 1 and 2; and current pre-professional liability insurance; and program approval.

    This course is designed to meet HB 1711 for student's experience as a Teacher's Aide or Assistant Rule (Rule 5 CSR 80-805.040), to that of conventional student teachers within the same program. It is also designed to support completion of additional clinical requirements within that program including: seminars and workshops, required meetings, school related activities appropriate to the assignment, demonstrated mastery of the MoSPE standards and completion and overall assessment of a Professional Preparation Portfolio. This course is credited only on BSEd or appropriate master's level certification programs. Can only receive credit for one of the following: AGE 499, AGT 499, ART 469, BSE 499, COM 493, ECE 499, ELE 499, ENG 434, FCS 498, HST 499, KIN 498, MCL 491, MID 499, MTH 496, MUS 499, SCI 499, SEC 499, SPE 499, THE 493. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 508 Teaching Adults in Vocational Education

    Rise of the adult education movement; learning abilities, educational interests and vocational needs of adults; problems and procedures in organizing and operating adult education programs; relationship of adult education to public school education. Identical with AGV 527 and SEC 527. Cannot receive credit for AGV 527 and SEC 527 and AGE 508. May be taught concurrently with AGE 608. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 608 and AGE 508.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 518 Agriculture Education Special Topics

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Special study of agricultural education topics not covered in other courses. Course may be repeated to a total of 5 hours provided the same topic is not duplicated. May be taught concurrently with AGE 628. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 628 and AGE 518.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 548 Agriculture in the Classroom

    Course is designed to help elementary teachers better appreciate the importance of agriculture in their student's lives and to better understand Missouri agriculture. Course stresses integration of resources available from the agricultural industry across the curriculum. May be taught concurrently with AGE 648. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 648 and AGE 548.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Summer

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 558 Teaching of Agriculture

    Prerequisite: SEC 302 and EDC 350 and 20 hours in agriculture and admission to the teacher education program.

    Establishing objectives and organizing the course, selecting textbooks and equipment, securing and using teaching aids; using workbooks and notebooks, planning field trips, selecting and supervising projects. Credited only on BSEd (Secondary). A grade of "C" or better is required in this course in order to take AGE 493 or AGE 494. Cannot be taken Pass/Not Pass. May be taught concurrently with AGE 658. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 658 and AGE 558.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 568 Course and Program Building in Agricultural Education

    Prerequisite: AGE 318 and AGE 558; and 60 hours.

    Organization and analysis of agricultural instruction courses and programs; including the adoption of resource materials to meet individual student needs. May be taught concurrently with AGE 668. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 668 and AGE 568.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 578 Methods of Teaching Agricultural Management

    Prerequisite: AGE 318 and AGE 558; and 60 hours.

    Identification, development, and utilization of supervised agriculture experience programs in Agricultural Education that includes methods of teaching program management, record keeping, and appropriate methodologies. May be taught concurrently with AGE 678. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 678 and AGE 578.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 588 Methods of Teaching Agricultural Laboratory Management

    Prerequisite: AGE 318 and AGE 558; and 60 hours.

    Prepare prospective agricultural science teachers to determine subject matter, methods of teaching, and organization of equipment and facilities as applied to agricultural laboratories in high schools. May be taught concurrently with AGE 688. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 688 and AGE 588.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 608 Teaching Adults in Vocational Education

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Rise of the adult education movement; learning abilities, educational interests and vocational needs of adults; problems and procedures in organizing and operating adult education programs; relationship of adult education to public school education. Identical with AGV 627 and SEC 627. Cannot receive credit for AGV 627 and SEC 627 and AGE 608. May be taught concurrently with AGE 508. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 508 and AGE 608.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 628 Agriculture Education-Special Topics

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Special study of agricultural education topics not covered in other courses. Course may be repeated to a total of 5 hours provided the same topic is not duplicated. May be taught concurrently with AGE 518. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 628 and AGE 518.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 648 Agriculture in the Classroom

    Course is designed to help elementary teachers better appreciate the importance of agriculture in their student's lives and to better understand Missouri agriculture. Course stresses integration of resources available from the agricultural industry across the curriculum. May be taught concurrently with AGE 548. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 548 and AGE 648.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Summer

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 658 Teaching of Agriculture

    Prerequisite: SEC 302 and EDC 350 and teacher certification students must be admitted to the teacher education program.

    Establishing objectives and organizing the course, selecting textbooks and equipment, securing and using teaching aids; using workbooks and notebooks, planning field trips, selecting and supervising projects. A grade of "C" or better is required in this course in order to take AGE 493 or AGE 494. May be taught concurrently with AGE 558. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 558 and AGE 658.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 668 Course and Program Building in Agricultural Education

    Prerequisite: AGE 318 and AGE 658.

    Organization and analysis of agricultural instruction courses and programs; including the adoption of resource materials to meet individual student needs. May be taught concurrently with AGE 568. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 568 and AGE 668.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 678 Methods of Teaching Agricultural Management

    Prerequisite: AGE 318 and AGE 658.

    Identification, development, and utilization of supervised agriculture experience programs in Agricultural Education that includes methods of teaching program management, record keeping, and appropriate methodologies. May be taught concurrently with AGE 578. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 578 and AGE 678.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 688 Methods of Teaching Agricultural Laboratory Management

    Prerequisite: AGE 318 and AGE 658.

    Prepare prospective agricultural science teachers to determine subject matter, methods of teaching, and organization of equipment and facilities as applied to agricultural laboratories in high schools. May be taught concurrently with AGE 588. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 588 and AGE 688.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 718 Topics in Agricultural Education

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Current developments and trends in teaching agricultural education as well as new developments in resources and techniques. May be repeated, however, only 9 hours will count towards the graduate program of study.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 728 Induction Year Teaching I

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Course for the professional development of first-year teachers of agriculture. The course focuses on the pedagogical knowledge, skills, and attitudes and managerial skills needed by beginning teachers of agriculture.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 738 Induction Year Teaching II

    Prerequisite: AGE 728.

    Course for the professional development of second-year teachers of agriculture. The course is a continuation of AGE 728 and focuses on the pedagogical knowledge, skills, and attitudes and managerial skills needed by beginning teachers of agriculture.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

Agricultural Natural Resources (AGN) courses

  • AGN 115 Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment

    This course examines the practice of agro-ecology: the interface of management, biology, and the environment in our effort to produce food, feed, and fiber for a rapidly growing human population. Consequences of historical and current practices, as well as strengths and weaknesses of alternative practices that attempt to employ more knowledge of biology and ecology, will also be evaluated.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGN 143 Introductory Forestry

    Introduction to field of forestry. In addition to traditional topics of species identification, biology and timber management, this course examines the sociological, environmental, political and industrial influences on domestic and international management of forest resources.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGN 215 Soils

    Recommended Prerequisite: CHM 107 or 116 or CHM 160. Physical, chemical and biological activities within the soil as related to moisture, temperature, drainage, and tillage. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGN 216 Soils Lab

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGN 215 or concurrent enrollment. Laboratory and computer methods for evaluation of the physical, chemical and biological properties of soil.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGN 335 Soil Conservation and Water Management

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGP 103 or AGN 115 or AGN 215. The history and policies surrounding management of soil and water resources will be considered, but the majority of class time will be used addressing the processes of erosion and nutrient loss, and the practices used to conserve natural resources and sustain productivity/function of cropland, pasture, urban, and wild landscapes.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGN 351 Game Bird Production

    Production and management of quail, pheasants and other game birds. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGN 405 Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGN 215. Principles of soil fertility, amendments and factors affecting nutrient availability and plant growth. Supplemental course fee. May be taught concurrently with AGN 605. Cannot receive credit for both AGN 405 and AGN 605.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGN 455 Soil Genesis, Morphology and Classification

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGN 215. Pedogenetic processes that are responsible for genesis, morphology, and classification of the twelve orders of soil taxonomy will be covered along with interpretation of water relationships, site characteristics, soil classification and land use. May be taught concurrently with AGN 655. Cannot receive credit for both AGN 455 and AGN 655.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGN 465 Environmental Soil Science

    Techniques in gathering onsite soil and other field data to develop reports for nutrient and pest management plans, soil evaluations for home sewage disposal systems, storm water pollution prevention plans, log soil pits by unified soil classification for pond site investigations, and use soil survey information for crop production and conservation planning, as well as how soil survey information is used to make highly erodible land and wetland determinations.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGN 495 Problems in Plant Science and Natural Resources

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Assigned investigations, dealing with current problems in plant science and soil science supervised by an agricultural staff member. Student prepares outline, investigates sources of information concerning the subject, and summarizes the findings in a written report. May be repeated with permission.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGN 605 Advanced Soil Fertility

    Theoretical and applied aspects of soil fertility emphasizing ion transport, nutrient availability, and root absorption in soils-plant environments. May be taught concurrently with AGN 405. Cannot receive credit for both AGN 605 and AGN 405.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGN 655 Soil Genesis, Morphology and Classification

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGN 465. Pedogenetic processes, macromorphology, micromorphology, redoximorphic features, and classification as related to soil taxonomy, with GIS applications for use of soil survey information discussed, if time allows. May be taught concurrently with AGN 455. Cannot receive credit for both AGN 655 and AGN 455.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGN 725 Advanced Soils Interpretations

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGN 465. Field interpretation of physical and chemical properties, water relationships, and soil landscape relationships.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    3

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

Agricultural Plant Science (AGP) courses

  • AGP 103 Plant Science

    An introduction to the fascinating world of plant science and plant physiology including the areas of food and ornamental crops and sustainable agriculture.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 104 Plant Science Laboratory

    Prerequisite: AGP 103 or concurrent enrollment or permission of instructor.

    Provides opportunities for 'hands-on' application of concepts of plant science through the use of basic plant science research and production practices. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 121 Introduction to Wine

    An introduction to wine in the modern world. History, classification, production and the geography of wine. The basics of wine appreciation will also be examined.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 300 Wine Appreciation for Consumers

    Prerequisite: must be 21 years of age or older.

    Students participate in a series of tastings designed to introduce them to the major wine types and the range of styles within those types. Tests and other materials will be available online. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring, Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 303 Suburban Horticulture

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGP 103 or AGN 115 or BIO 101 and 111 or BIO 121. Horticultural concepts and their application to the growth and maintenance of fruit, vegetables and ornamentals common to most homes. Will not count toward the Environmental Plant Science major or Horticulture minor.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 325 Herbaceous Plants

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGP 103 or AGN 115 or BIO 101 and 111 or BIO 121. Nomenclature, identification, characteristics and cultural requirements of indoor and outdoor herbaceous ornamental plants.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 333 Landscape Design

    Theory and practice of landscaping including elementary design.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 353 Turf Science

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGP 103 or BIO 101 and 111 or BIO 121. A scientific approach to the physiology of turfgrass in response to the environment, and the selection, establishment, maintenance and pest management relevant to utility, lawn and sports turf. Field trips required.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 363 Landscape Plants

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGP 103 or BIO 101 and 111 or BIO 121. Identification, classification and adaptation of common trees, shrubs and groundcovers used for landscape purposes.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 365 Grain Crops for Food, Feed and Energy

    Prerequisite: AGP 103 or AGN 115.

    Adaptation, production, and utilization of the major grain crops for human and animal (livestock and wildlife) consumption and energy production.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 375 Forage Crops for Animals and the Environment

    Prerequisite: AGP 103 or AGN 115.

    Adaptation, production and utilization of the major forage crops for grazing, hay, and silage production, as well as their effects on environmental quality and wildlife.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 393 Fruit Production

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGP 103 or BIO 101 and 111 or BIO 121. The culture and management of tree fruit, grapes, strawberries and other small fruit. Nuts, tropical and subtropical fruits, sustainable management, and production technology are also addressed. May be taught concurrently with AGP 701. Students cannot receive credit for both AGP 393 and AGP 701.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 403 Nursery Management

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGP 363 or BIO 334 or BIO 339. General principles and practices involved in the commercial production, management, and marketing of landscape plants. Field trips required.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall (odd-numbered years)

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 433 Advanced Landscape Design

    Prerequisite: AGP 333; and AGP 325 or AGP 363.

    Concepts and development of sustainable landscapes for residential, commercial and government land, including rain gardens, green roofs, riparian buffer zones, prairie and wetlands, plus more in-depth coverage of specialized landscape areas such as water gardens and Japanese-style gardens. Training in use of landscape design 2D/3D software is included.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall (even-numbered years)

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 441 Vegetable Production

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGP 103 or AGN 115 or BIO 101 and 111 or BIO 121. Methods and practices of home and commercial vegetable production with an emphasis on using environmentally-friendly production and maintenance techniques to optimize yield and quality of vegetables. The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with the practices required for commercial production of a wide variety of vegetables. May be taught concurrently with AGP 641. Cannot receive credit for both AGP 441 and AGP 641.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 442 Vegetable Production Practicum

    Prerequisite: AGP 441 or concurrent enrollment.

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGP 103 or BIO 101 and 111 or BIO 121. Exposing students to basic and advanced principles of growing vegetable crops, this is a hands-on immersion in vegetable production, including crop planning, preparing the garden/field, creating and/or maintaining healthy garden soils, crop propagation, multiple methods of constructing plant support and season-extension structures, cultural care including pest control, fertilization and attracting beneficial organisms to the soil and plants, harvesting, and proper postharvest techniques.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 453 Crop Physiology

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGP 103 or BIO 101 and 111; 3 hours additional AGP or BIO plant courses. General, stress-related and post-harvest physiology of horticulture and agronomic crops in relationship to their environments.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring (even-numbered years)

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 485 Weed Science

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGP 103 or AGN 115 or AGN 365 or AGN 375; and BIO 121 or BIO 101 and 111; and either CHM 107 or CHM 116 or CHM 160. Identification, physiology and impacts of invasive plants and crop weeds and methods for their control in natural and agroecosystems.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 496 Independent Study in Fruit Science

    The student, with the approval of the instructor, conducts an in-depth literature review and writes a paper on a subject within the area of fruit production, fruit processing, or fruit marketing. May be repeated for a total of 3 hours.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 513 Insects Affecting Horticulture and Forestry Crops

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Identification, life histories and control methods of insects affecting gardens, ornamental plants, orchards and forests. May be taught concurrently with AGP 613. Cannot receive credit for both AGP 513 and AGP 613.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 543 Greenhouse Management

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGP 103. Factors involved in site selection, construction, and management of greenhouses and high tunnels, and production and management of floriculture crops. Sustainable production methods are emphasized. Supplemental course fee. May be taught concurrently with AGP 663. Cannot receive credit for both AGP 543 and AGP 663.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 573 Plant Propagation

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGP 103 or BIO 101 and 111 or BIO 121; CHM 107 or CHM 116 or CHM 160. Practices employed by fruit and ornamental plant producers in propagation of plants, including seeds, cuttings, layerings, grafting and micropropagation. Supplemental course fee. May be taught concurrently with AGP 643. Cannot receive credit for both AGP 573 and AGP 643.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring (odd-numbered years)

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 575 Plant Breeding and Genetics

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGP 103 or AGN 115. Application of genetic principles to the improvement of crop plants. Includes self-pollinated, cross-pollinated, and asexually-propagated crops. May be taught concurrently with AGP 675. Cannot receive credit for both AGP 575 and AGP 675.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 581 Plant Disease Identification

    Prerequisite: AGP 583 or concurrent enrollment.

    Identification of specific plant diseases on edible, ornamental and other crops with emphasis or students collecting plant disease specimens common to their area of interest, correctly identifying the pathogen or environmental problem that caused the disease, and methods to prevent or control the disease.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 583 Plant Pathology

    Recommended Prerequisite: 9 hours of plant science (AGP). Diseases and physiological disorders of fruit, vegetables, agronomic crops and ornamental plants. Emphasis is placed on the interactions between plants and pathogenic organisms, on environmental factors that cause plant diseases, and on disease control methods that reduce or eliminate the need for chemical applications. Students will gain insight into the techniques to manage plant diseases, and the impact plant diseases have on humans and the environment. May be taught concurrently with AGP 783. Cannot receive credit for both AGP 583 and AGP 783.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 584 Insect Identification

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGR 583 or concurrent enrollment. Identification of insect and other arthropod pests of crops, forest, feed, livestock and buildings, as well as beneficial insects/arthropods.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 585 Weed Ecology and Management

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGP 103 or AGN 115 or AGN 365 or AGN 375; and BIO 121 or BIO 101 and 111; and either CHM 107 or CHM 116 or CHM 160. Ecology, physiology and impacts of invasive plants and crop weeds and methods for their control in natural and agroecosystems.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 586 Weed Identification

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGP 585 or concurrent enrollment. Identification of crop, pasture and invasive weeds of mid-south central U.S. and methods for their control.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 613 Insects Affecting Horticulture and Forestry Crops

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Identification, life histories and control methods of insects affecting gardens, ornamental plants, orchards and forests. May be taught concurrently with AGP 513. Cannot receive credit for both AGP 613 and AGP 513.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 641 Advanced Vegetable Production

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGP 103 or AGN 115 or BIO 101 and 111 or BIO 121. Methods of commercial vegetable production with an emphasis on using sustainable production techniques to optimize yield and quality of vegetables. The purpose of this course is to expand knowledge in commercial vegetable production. May be taught concurrently with AGP 441. Cannot receive credit for both AGP 641 and AGP 441.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 643 Plant Propagation

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGP 103; and AGN 115 or BIO 121; and CHM 107 or CHM 116 or CHM 160. Practices employed by fruit and ornamental plant producers in propagation of plants, including seeds, cuttings, layerings, grafting and micropropagation. Supplemental course fee. May be taught concurrently with AGP 573. Cannot receive credit for both AGP 643 and AGP 573.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring (odd-numbered years)

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 663 Advanced Greenhouse Production

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGP 103. Factors involved in construction and management of greenhouses and other controlled-environment structures for production of floriculture and food crops. Sustainable production methods are emphasized. Supplemental course fee. May be taught concurrently with AGP 543. Cannot receive credit for both AGP 663 and AGP 543.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 675 Plant Breeding and Genetics

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGP 103 or AGN 115. Application of genetic principles to the improvement of crop plants. Includes self-pollinated, cross-pollinated, and asexually-propagated crops. May be taught concurrently with AGP 575. Cannot receive credit for both AGP 675 and AGP 575.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 700 Plant Science Colloquium

    Prerequisite: permission of graduate coordinator.

    A series of oral presentations on new developments in plant science. Presentations to be made by faculty members, students, and guest speakers from industry and academe. May be repeated, but not more than 2 hours may be counted toward the MS degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 701 Advanced Pomology

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    The culture and management of perennial fruit crops adapted to temperate climates. Physiology, technology, and research as it applies to modern production practices will be emphasized. May be taught concurrently with AGP 393. Students cannot receive credit for both AGP 701 and AGP 393.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 711 Viticulture

    Recommended Prerequisite: BIO 644. Principles of growing grapes based upon the genetics, physiology, development and morphology of the genus Vitis; the environments in which grapes are grown; and the uses of grapes.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 721 Enology

    Recommended Prerequisite: BIO 310. The course will study the chemistry, microbiology, and technology of modern wine production.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 722 Enology Lab

    Prerequisite: AGP 721.

    Laboratory techniques in assessing wine production methods and quality.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 730 Advanced Topics in Plant Science

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    An advanced topic in plant science will be addressed via faculty lectures and student projects. Examples of proposed topics include: Improved Disease Resistance in Viticulture, and Application of Field Collected Data to Computer Analysis. Variable content course. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours with differing topics.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 731 Plant Genetic Engineering

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Principles, methodology, and commercial applications of plant biotechnology. Includes brief introduction to nucleic acid structure, gene regulation, and genome organization in eukaryotic and prokaryotic organisms.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 753 Plant Stress Physiology

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    The effects of environmental stresses on plant physiological functions and plant growth, plus cultural methods to help plants adapt to stress.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 773 Plant Growth Regulation

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    The role of natural and synthetic plant hormones and related compounds in the growth, reproduction and cultivation of plants.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGP 783 Advanced Plant Pathology

    Recommended Prerequisite: 9 hours of plant science (AGP). Continued study into diseases and physiological disorders of fruit, vegetables, agronomic corps and ornamental plants. Emphasis is placed on the interactions between plants and pathogenic organisms, on environmental factors that cause plant diseases, and on disease control methods that reduce or eliminate the need for chemical applications. Students will gain insight into the techniques to manage plant diseases, and the impact plant diseases have on humans and the environment. May be taught concurrently with AGP 583. Cannot receive credit for both AGP 783 and AGP 583.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

Agriculture (General) (AGR) courses

  • AGR 100 Food Security

    General Education Course (Focus on Social and Behavioral Sciences).

    An examination of policies and technology that affect food security for the United States in a global setting.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 108 Topics in Agriculture

    A course designed to treat specific areas of agriculture to meet specialized student needs. Treatment of the subject will include consideration of historical, theoretical, scientific, and application aspects. May be repeated up to a total of 4 hours provided the same topic is not repeated. Variable content course.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 110 Agriculture Orientation

    Introduction to the educational opportunities, facilities, services, and activities with specific emphasis toward the Department of Agriculture. Course designed for students interested in Agriculture.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 118 Leadership

    A course for entering freshmen students to examine leadership through the observation and analysis of leaders in various career paths. To demonstrate leadership through class projects.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 157 Principles of Agricultural Mechanization

    Engineering and mechanical principles; their application to agriculture equipment, systems and concepts.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 200 Mini Agriculture

    A course designed to treat specific areas of agriculture to meet specialized student needs. Treatment of the subject will include consideration of historical, theoretical, scientific and application aspects. May be repeated up to a total of 4 hours provided the same topic is not repeated. A course fee may be charged for selected sections. Variable content course. 1(1-0) D. Approved recurring course topic: Floral Design I. Basic concepts and elements of floral design. Specific emphasis on aesthetics, color, shape, space and texture. Supplemental course Fee. 1(1-0) D. Approved recurring course topic: Floral Design II. Assist student to develop his or her unique individual style of advanced floral design. Expansion on basic concepts and elements. Specific emphasis placed on aesthetics, color, shape, space and texture. Supplemental course Fee. 1(1-0) D. Approved recurring course topic: Home and Garden Insects. Basic concepts of pest control appropriate for residences and businesses. 1(1-0) D. Approved recurring course topic: Rodeo Techniques. Provide students with an appreciation for and general knowledge of rodeo history, events, organizations, economic impact on today's society and future direction.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 250 Agricultural Communications

    Recommended Prerequisite: ENG 110 and COM 115. Introduces the scope and applications of communications and journalism as they relate to agriculture.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 299 Special Topics

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Special study of agricultural topics not treated in other courses. Course may be repeated to a total of 5 hours provided the same topic is not duplicated. Variable content course.

    Credit hours:
    1-5
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 300 Food and Agricultural Chemistry

    Prerequisite: CHM 116 and 117 or CHM 160.

    Chemistry, sources and importance of biological materials used for food, fiber, and feed for man and domestic animals.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 301 Agriculture Transfer Student Orientation

    An integrative experience which addresses public affairs issues and individual choices promoting academic success for first semester School of Agriculture transfer students. Required of all sophomore, junior, and senior transfer students during their first two semesters at Missouri State who have not taken GEP 101/UHC 110.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 313 Beekeeping

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Fundamentals needed for the amateur to establish and maintain honey bees and produce a surplus honey crop.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 320 Writing in the Applied Sciences

    Prerequisite: ENG 110 and 45 hours. General Education Course (Focus on Written Communication and Integrative and Applied Learning).

    Strategies for accessing information. Writing proposals, progress reports, final reports, manuals, and online documents for the Applied Sciences.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 330 Statistical Applications in Agriculture

    Recommended Prerequisite: MTH 130 or higher; and either CIS/CSC 101 or CSC 111. Collection, display, analysis and application of agricultural data, including measurement of location and dispersion, probability, normal distribution, sampling, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, correlation and regression analysis. Computer statistical packages will be used for simulation study and agricultural data analysis. Applications are specific to Agriculture. Cannot receive credit toward a degree for more than one of the following courses: AGR 330, MTH 340, PSY 200, QBA 237, REC 328, SOC 302.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 357 Agricultural Power

    Recommended Prerequisite: MTH 130 or higher. Principles of operation, construction and utilization of power units.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 367 Agricultural Machinery

    Recommended Prerequisite: MTH 130 or higher. Principles of construction, operation, selection and utilization of farm field equipment.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 370 Animal Welfare, Animal Rights, and the Ethics of Food Production

    Animal welfare, animal rights, and the ethics of using animals for food, fiber, research, and entertainment will be discussed. The question of sustainability as it pertains to meat animal production, water quality, energy used to produce different food stuffs, and how agriculture affects the environment will also be addressed.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 377 Agricultural Structures and Systems

    Recommended Prerequisite: MTH 130 or higher. Functional and structural design of unified structures and systems for agricultural enterprises.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 383 Applied Entomology

    Principles of insect life; careful study of a number of common insect pests, their identification and control.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 399 Special Topics

    Special study of agricultural topics not treated in other courses. Course may be repeated to a total of 5 hours provided the same topic is not duplicated. Variable Content Course. Supplemental course fee (variable by section). 1-5 D. Approved recurring course topic: Agriculture and Water Quality. Issues related to agriculture and its impact on water quality--both surface and ground water. Common practices that have a negative impact will be studied along with practices that can have positive and/or minimal impact on water quality. 1(1-0) D. Approved recurring course topic: Events Management. Specific tasks of organization, marketing, and managing resources for special events. 1(1-0) D. Approved recurring course topic: Principles of Horseshoeing. Horseshoeing techniques including safe use of tools and handling of horses. Supplemental Course Fee. 1(1-0) D. Approved recurring course topic: Therapeutic Riding. Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 162 or AGS 262. Introduction to therapeutic riding and the role of the horse in equine assisted therapy programs. Development of horses and volunteers for use in a therapeutic riding program.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 490 Agronomy/Horticulture Senior Seminar

    Recommended Prerequisite: 90 hours. Presentation, discussions and analysis of professional and technical topics in Agronomy and Horticulture.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 499 Internship in Agriculture

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Supervised agricultural work experience. A paper describing and analyzing the experience required. May be repeated for a total of 10 hours. 1-8, D. Approved recurring course topic: Internship-Equine. An academic program to integrate class experience with actual practice and to provide students with hands-on experience in businesses or agencies which employ agriculture majors. 1-8, D. Approved recurring course topic: Internship-Horticulture. An academic program to integrate class experience with actual practice and to provide students with hands-on experience in businesses or agencies which employ agriculture majors.

    Credit hours:
    1-8
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 583 Entomology

    Principles of insect life; careful study of a number of common insect pests, their identification and control.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 599 International Study in Agriculture

    Faculty-led study course that will include travel to a foreign country as part of further learning of world agricultural systems. Paper and/or other classroom-related work required in addition to travel. May be repeated up to 6 hours.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 790 Introduction to Agricultural Research Methods

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    This course is designed to provide an introduction to the process of research. The course will address planning, conducting, and reporting research; and development of good consumers of research.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 796 Science Internship

    Completion of an internship project (80 hours/credit hour, 6 credit hours maximum) at a discipline-related business, nonprofit organization, or government agency, approved and supervised by both the departmental and internship advisors. Includes a formal report in the appropriate professional format, and an oral presentation at an approved venue. Graded Pass/Not Pass only. No more than 6 hours may count toward a master's degree.

    Credit hours:
    1-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 797 Seminar

    Prerequisite: permission of advisor.

    In-depth study in an area of agriculture, culminating in an extensive scholarly presentation. May be repeated to a total of three hours.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 798 Research

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Supervised research in agriculture. May be repeated, but not more than 6 hours may be counted toward the 32 hour degree.

    Credit hours:
    1-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • AGR 799 Thesis

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Demonstration of the capacity for research and independent thought culminating in a thesis. May be repeated. A minimum of 6 hours will be applied toward a master's degree.

    Credit hours:
    1-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

Animal Science (AGS) courses

  • AGS 101 Animal Science

    Introduction to farm animal industries, breeds, numbers, distribution, nutrition, heredity, reproduction, health and products.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    4
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 161 Introduction to Horses

    Scope and role of the horse industry. Responsibilities of ownership; selection, breeds-development and uses; basic care-nutrition, health care, conditioning; and facilities.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 162 Introduction to Riding

    This is an introductory course with a focus on safe and effective techniques for both English and Western riding. Students are responsible for transportation and payment of a horse care fee. The course may be repeated for a total of 3 hours. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 163 Introduction to Hunt Seat Equestrian Competition

    Prerequisite: AGS 162 or permission of instructor.

    This course is for students who have limited or no experience in equestrian competition in the hunt seat discipline. Students are responsible for transportation to the Darr Center. A horse care fee will be charged. This course cannot be taken concurrently with AGS 263 or AGS 363. May be repeated for a total of 2 hours. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 164 Introduction to Stock Seat Equestrian Competition

    Prerequisite: AGS 162 or permission of instructor.

    This course is for students who have limited or no experience in equestrian competition in the stock seat discipline. Students are responsible for transportation to the Darr Center. A horse care fee will be charged. This course cannot be taken concurrently with AGS 264 or AGS 364. May be repeated for a total of 2 hours. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 191 Evaluation and Performance Appraisal of Horses

    Detailed evaluation of athletic performance of horses; influence of training and other environmental effects, heredity, and conformation; use of racing and performance records, visual appraisal, and industry trends; oral and written defense of judgments.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 196 Dairy and Meat Animal Evaluation

    Comparative judging including selection, grading, and classification of dairy cattle, or beef cattle, swine and sheep. May be repeated with permission for up to 4 semester hours. Variable content course.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 262 Riding for Horse Training

    Prerequisite: AGS 162.

    This is an intermediate-level riding course with a focus on developing skills necessary for training horses. Students may ride hunt seat, stock seat, or both seats during the semester. Students are responsible for transportation and payment of horse care fee. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 263 Intermediate Hunt Seat Equestrian Competition

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 163. This course is for students who have a moderate amount of experience in equestrian competition in the hunt seat discipline. Students are responsible for transportation to the Darr Center. A horse care fee will be charged. This course cannot be taken concurrently with AGS 163 or AGS 363. May be repeated for a total of 2 hours. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 264 Intermediate Stock Seat Equestrian Competition

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 163 or 164. This course is for students who have a moderate amount of experience in equestrian competition in the stock seat discipline. Events to be covered will include horsemanship and ranch horse events. Students are responsible for transportation to the Darr Center. A horse care fee will be charged. This course cannot be taken concurrently with AGS 164 or AGS 364. May be repeated for a total of 2 hours. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 301 Physiology of Farm Animals

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 101 and BIO 101 and 111 and CHM 116 and 117. Basic physiology of farm animals with special emphasis on systems related to the economic importance of domestic animals such as the mammary, reproductive, endocrine, and other systems.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 302 Reproductive Physiology

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 101 and BIO 101 and 111. Physiological principles of reproductive processes in domestic animals (production and companion) including sperm and ova production, estrus, fertilization, gestation, and parturition. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 306 Veterinary Science

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 101. Functional anatomy, diseases and parasites of farm animals; sanitation; disease prevention and control.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 310 Animal Nutrition

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 101; and CHM 107 or CHM 116 or CHM 160. Key topics include the basic fundamentals of nutrition and comparative nutrition of farm animals. Anatomy and physiology of the digestive system and basic metabolism will also be covered along with the characteristics, digestion and functions of the basic nutrients.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 311 Feeds and Feeding

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 101 and AGS 310; and MTH 130 or higher. Feed composition and formulation of livestock rations.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 316 Animal Breeding

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 101 and MTH 102 or higher. Principles of heredity applied to the improvement of farm animals; variation, selection, inbreeding and crossbreeding.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 342 Meat Science and Products

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 101 and either CHM 116 and 117 or CHM 160. Processing, inspection, grading, preservation and nutritive value of meats and meat products.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 346 Dairy Products

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 101 and either CHM 116 and 117 or CHM 160. Processing, inspection, grading, preservation and nutritional value of dairy products.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 361 Horse Management and Training

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 161 or previous experience with horses. Survey of management and basic handling of horses. Feeding management, health care and equine enterprise management are emphasized. Instruction in fitting for show or sale, practical horse psychology and training for basic performance is given.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 362 Riding Instruction

    Prerequisite: AGS 162.

    This is an advanced-level riding course with a focus on developing skills necessary for basic riding instruction. Students may ride hunt seat, stock seat, or both seats during the semester. Students are responsible for transportation and payment of horse care fee. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 363 Advanced Hunt Seat Equestrian Competition

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 263. This course is for students who are ready to compete in advanced levels of equestrian competition in the hunt seat discipline. Events to be covered will include over fences classes. Students are responsible for transportation to the Darr Center. A horse care fee will be charged. This course cannot be taken concurrently with AGS 163 or AGS 263. May be repeated for a total of 2 hours. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 364 Advanced Stock Seat Equestrian Competition

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 263 or 264. This course is for students who are ready to compete in advanced levels of equestrian competition in the stock seat discipline. Events to be covered will include reining and ranch horse events. Students are responsible for transportation to the Darr Center. A horse care fee will be charged. This course cannot be taken concurrently with AGS 164 or AGS 264. May be repeated for a total of 2 hours. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 391 Animal Industry Tour

    This course will provide students an opportunity to see and meet people actively working in sustainable animal production businesses or doing research in sustainable animal based agriculture. Students and faculty will travel across the country meeting production agriculturalists, scientists, and teachers from a wide variety of locations. May be repeated up to 4 hours.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 396 Advanced Dairy and Meat Animal Evaluation

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 196. Continuation of AGS 196 with special emphasis on comparative judging and giving of oral reasons. A variable content course; may be repeated for up to 4 semester hours.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 402 Applied Reproductive Techniques

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 302. Techniques of artificial insemination, pregnancy determination, semen processing and collecting, and embryo transfer. Planning and management for successful artificial breeding programs. Additional Saturday field trips may be required. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 432 Sheep and Goat Science

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 311. Applications of the principles of nutrition, physiology and genetics to sheep and goat management. Wool and mohair production.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 442 Swine Science

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 311. Applications of the principals of nutrition, physiology and genetics of swine management.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 446 Dairy Production

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 311. Efficient dairy farm enterprise organization, feed supplies, economical rations, breeding record analysis, labor-saving buildings and equipment, herd replacements, health and other management problems.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall (even-numbered years)

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 451 Poultry Science

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 101. Broiler production, market turkey production, egg production and processing of poultry products.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 452 Beef Cattle Production

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 101. Production and management of purebred and commercial beef cattle. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 461 Equine Nutrition and Physiology

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 310; and AGS 301 or AGS 302. Nutrition and physiology for the production, management and use of the equine. May be taught concurrently with AGS 661. Cannot receive credit for both AGS 461 and AGS 641.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 492 Problems in Animal Science

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Assigned investigations dealing with current problems in animal science supervised by an agricultural staff member. Student prepares outline, investigates the sources of information concerning the subject, and summarizes his/her findings in a written report. May be repeated with permission.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 511 Animal Nutrition and Metabolism

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGR 300 or [CHM 201 and 202] or CHM 310. Utilization and metabolism of nutrients by domestic animals; role of vitamins and minerals. May be taught concurrently with AGS 611. Cannot receive credit for both AGS 611 and AGS 511.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 611 Animal Nutrition and Metabolism

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGR 300 or [CHM 201 and 202] or CHM 310. Utilization and metabolism of nutrients by domestic animals; role of vitamins and minerals. May be taught concurrently with AGS 511. Cannot receive credit for both AGS 511 and AGS 611.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 661 Equine Nutrition and Physiology

    Recommended Prerequisite: courses in animal nutrition and physiology. Topics covered will include nutrition and both reproductive and exercise physiology for the production and management of the equine. May be taught concurrently with AGS 461. Cannot receive credit for both AGS 661 and AGS 461.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 712 Special Topics in Animal Science

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Special study in an identified area of animal science not treated in other courses. Recent advances and new research techniques will be discussed. May be repeated when topic varies up to 6 hours.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGS 716 Mammalian Reproductive Physiology

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGS 302. Comparative anatomy and physiological processes of reproduction with an emphasis on domestic and laboratory animals. Fertilization through embryonic development, pregnancy, and growth to sexual maturity, reproductive efficiency and application of reproductive technology.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

Agricultural Vocational (AGV) courses

  • AGV 520 Occupational Analysis

    Analysis and breakdown of broad occupations or specific jobs into basic elements for instructional purposes. Identical with BSE 520. May be repeated to a total of 2 hours when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 620. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 620 and AGV 520.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 521 Selection and Organization of Industrial Education

    Selection and arrangement of units to teach; preparation of informational and job assignments; selection, purchase and arrangement of laboratory equipment; dispensing of supplies and keeping of adequate records. Course typically taken in same semester as AGT 416. Identical with AGT 521. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 521 and AGT 521. May be taught concurrently with AGV 621. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 621 and AGV 521.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 522 Philosophy of Vocational Education

    Philosophical foundations of vocational education; philosophies of vocational education in the contemporary school. Identical with SEC 522 and BSE 522. May be repeated to a maximum of 3 hours when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 622. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 622 and AGV 522.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 523 Guidance for Vocational Development

    Materials, procedures, and problems involved in the guidance of individuals in the selection of, preparation for, and advancement in a vocation. Identical with BSE 523. May be repeated to a total of 3 hours when topics varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 623. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 623 and AGV 523.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 525 Organization and Management in Vocational Education

    A systematic approach to defining and measuring occupational knowledge, skills and attitudes based upon an occupational analysis, instructional methodology, evaluation, and program standards. May be taught concurrently with AGV 625. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 625 and AGV 525.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 526 Coordination of Cooperative Education

    Problems and procedures in organizing and operating part-time cooperative and evening occupation programs. Identical with BSE 526 and SEC 526. May be repeated to a total of 2 hours when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 626. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 626 and AGV 526.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 527 Teaching Adults in Vocational Education

    Rise of the adult education movement, learning abilities, educational interests, and vocational needs of adults; problems and procedures in organizing and operating adult education programs; relationship of adult education to public school education. Identical with AGE 508 and SEC 527. Cannot receive credit for AGV 527 and AGE 508 and SEC 527. May be taught concurrently with AGV 627. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 627 and AGV 527.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 528 Measurement and Evaluation of Vocational Education Programs

    Means for assessing specific program needs as determined from occupational surveys and other demographic data; follow-up techniques to evaluate the overall effectiveness of the program to the manpower needs in a given labor market area. Identical with BSE 528 and SEC 528. May be repeated to a total of 3 hours with departmental approval when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 628. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 628 and AGV 528.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 576 Teaching of Industrial/Vocational Subjects

    Instructional methods and techniques of teaching industrial/vocational education subjects; attaining objectives of career and technical education, design and evaluation of instructional units; classroom and laboratory management; and development of evaluative instruments. May be taught concurrently with AGV 676. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 676 and AGV 576.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 620 Occupational Analysis

    Analysis and breakdown of broad occupations or specific jobs into basic elements for instructional purposes. Identical with BSE 620. May be repeated to a total of 2 hours when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 520. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 520 and AGV 620.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 621 Selection and Organization of Industrial Education

    Selection and arrangement of units to teach; preparation of informational and job assignments; selection, purchase and arrangement of laboratory equipment; dispensing of supplies and keeping of adequate records. Course typically taken in same semester as AGT 416. Identical with AGT 621. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 621 and AGT 621. May be taught concurrently with AGV 521. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 521 and AGV 621.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 622 Philosophy of Vocational Education

    Philosophical foundations of vocational education; philosophies of vocational education in the contemporary school. Identical with SEC 622 and BSE 622. May be repeated to a maximum of 3 hours when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 522. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 522 and AGV 622.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 623 Guidance for Vocational Development

    Materials, procedures, and problems involved in the guidance of individuals in the selection of, preparation for, and advancement in a vocation. Identical with BSE 623. May be repeated to a total of 3 hours when topics varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 523. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 523 and AGV 623.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 625 Organization and Management in Vocational Education

    A systematic approach to defining and measuring occupational knowledge, skills and attitudes based upon an occupational analysis, instructional methodology, evaluation, and program standards. May be taught concurrently with AGV 525. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 525 and AGV 625.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 626 Coordination of Cooperative Education

    Problems and procedures in organizing and operating part-time cooperative and evening occupation programs. Identical with BSE 626 and SEC 626. May be repeated to a total of 2 hours when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 526. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 626 and AGV 526.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 627 Teaching Adults in Vocational Education

    Rise of the adult education movement, learning abilities, educational interests, and vocational needs of adults; problems and procedures in organizing and operating adult education programs; relationship of adult education to public school education. Identical with AGE 608 and SEC 627. Cannot receive credit for AGV 627 and AGE 608 and SEC 627. May be taught concurrently with AGV 527. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 527 and AGV 627.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 628 Measurement and Evaluation of Vocational Education Programs

    Means for assessing specific program needs as determined from occupational surveys and other demographic data; follow-up techniques to evaluate the overall effectiveness of the program to the manpower needs in a given labor market area. Identical with BSE 628 and SEC 628. May be repeated to a total of 3 hours with departmental approval when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 528. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 528 and AGV 628.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 676 Teaching of Industrial/Vocational Subjects

    Instructional methods and techniques of teaching industrial/vocational education subjects; attaining objectives of career and technical education, design and evaluation of instructional units; classroom and laboratory management; and development of evaluative instruments. May be taught concurrently with AGV 576. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 576 and AGV 676.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 724 Organization and Administration of Vocational Education

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Problems, procedures and local, state and federal relationships in the organization and administration of vocational education in the contemporary school. Identical with SFR 724. May be repeated to a total of 3 hours when topic varies.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 726 Seminar in Industrial Education

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Presentation and discussion of professional or technical problems in the organization and management of programs and facilities in industrial education.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 760 Special Investigations

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    The student, in consultation with the advisor, selects for in-depth study an area determined by the interest/career objectives of the student. Based on demand and timeliness of the subject, a cluster study group may engage in a joint investigation.

    Credit hours:
    1-5
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings