Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Mechanized Systems Management

Business Option 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
SCIL 101 Science and Decision-Making for a Complex World 3 cr
MSYM 109 Physical Principles in Agriculture and Life Sciences 4 cr
MSYM 109L Physical Principles in Agriculture and Life Sciences Laboratory 1 cr
MATH 102 Trigonometry 2 cr
AGRO 153 Soil Resources 4 cr
MSYM 162 1 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
MSYM 245 Electrical Service Systems 3 cr
CHEM 109 General Chemistry I 4 cr
AECN 141 or ECON 212 3 cr
ENGL 150, 151;JGEN 200 3 cr
ACE 5 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
CASNR Life Science Elective 4 cr
ECON 211 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 cr
COMM 209, 210, 286; JGEN 300 3 cr
BSEN 130 Computer-Aided Design 2 cr
MSYM 232 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
STAT 218 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr
ACE 7 3 cr
MATH 104 Applied Calculus 3 cr
ACCT 200 Accounting for Business Decisions 3 cr
MSYM 262 1 cr
Professional Development Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
MSYM 354 Soil Conservation and Watershed Management 3 cr
Management Course (Elective) 3 cr
MSYM Course (Elective) 3 cr
ACE 9 3 cr
Natural Science Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
MSYM 364 Agricultural Products Processing and Handling 3 cr
Natural Science Elective 4 cr
AGRO 204 or ASCI 250 3 cr
Finance Course (Elective) 3 cr
Personal Development Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
MSYM 416 Sensors and Control Systems for Agri-Industries 3 cr
MSYM Course (Elective) 3 cr
Marketing Course (Elective) 3 cr
Personal Development Elective 3 cr
BSEN 206 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
MSYM 462/862 Equipment Systems 3 cr
MSYM Course (Elective) 3 cr
Management Course (Elective) 3 cr
Business Law Course (Elective) 3 cr
Total Credits 12

Processing Operations Option 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
SCIL 101 Science and Decision-Making for a Complex World 3 cr
MSYM 109 Physical Principles in Agriculture and Life Sciences 4 cr
MSYM 109L Physical Principles in Agriculture and Life Sciences Laboratory 1 cr
MATH 102 Trigonometry 2 cr
AGRO 153 Soil Resources 4 cr
MSYM 162 1 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
MSYM 245 Electrical Service Systems 3 cr
CHEM 109 General Chemistry I 4 cr
AECN 141 or ECON 212 3 cr
ENGL 150, 151; JGEN 200 3 cr
ACE 5 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
CASNR Life Science Elective 4 cr
ECON 211 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 cr
COMM 209, 210, 286; JGEN 300 3 cr
BSEN 130 Computer-Aided Design 2 cr
MSYM 232 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
STAT 218 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr
ACE 7 3 cr
MATH 104 or MATH 106 3-5 cr
ASCI 210 Animal Products 3 cr
MSYM 262 1 cr
Personal Development Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
MSYM 354 Soil Conservation and Watershed Management 3 cr
MSYM 363 3 cr
SCMS 331 Operations and Supply Chain Management 3 cr
ACE 9 3 cr
Natural Science Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
MSYM 364 Agricultural Products Processing and Handling 3 cr
Natural Science Elective 4 cr
MSYM 412 Hydraulic Power Systems 3 cr
MSYM 465 3 cr
Personal Development Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
MSYM 416 Sensors and Control Systems for Agri-Industries 3 cr
MSYM 395 or MSYM 400A 3 cr
Processing Course (Elective) 3 cr
BSEN 206 3 cr
AECN 325 Marketing of Agricultural Commodities 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
MSYM 462/862 Equipment Systems 3 cr
AGRO 437/837 Animal, Food and Industrial Uses of Grain 2 cr
Processing Course (Elective) 1-3 cr
Processing Course (Elective) 3 cr
Personal Development Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 12

Production Option 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
SCIL 101 Science and Decision-Making for a Complex World 3 cr
MSYM 109 Physical Principles in Agriculture and Life Sciences 4 cr
MSYM 109L Physical Principles in Agriculture and Life Sciences Laboratory 1 cr
MATH 102 Trigonometry 2 cr
AGRO 153 Soil Resources 4 cr
MSYM 162 1 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
MSYM 245 Electrical Service Systems 3 cr
CHEM 109 General Chemistry I 4 cr
AECN 141 or ECON 212 3 cr
ENGL 150, 151; JGEN 200 3 cr
ACE 5 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
CASNR Life Science Elective 4 cr
ECON 211 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 cr
COMM 209, 210, 286; JGEN 300 3 cr
BSEN 130 Computer-Aided Design 2 cr
MSYM 232 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
STAT 218 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr
ACE 7 3 cr
AGRO 204 Resource-Efficient Crop Management 3 cr
MSYM 262 1 cr
Personal Development Elective 3 cr
Natural Science Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
MSYM 354 Soil Conservation and Watershed Management 3 cr
MSYM Course (Elective) 3 cr
AECN 201 Farm and Ranch Management 4 cr
ACE 9 3 cr
AECN 325 Marketing of Agricultural Commodities 3 cr
Total Credits 16
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
MSYM 364 Agricultural Products Processing and Handling 3 cr
Natural Science Elective 4 cr
ASCI 250 Animal Management 3 cr
Production Agriculture Course (Elective) 2 cr
Personal Development Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
MSYM 416 Sensors and Control Systems for Agri-Industries 3 cr
Production Agriculture Course (Elective) 3 cr
MSYM Course (Elective) 3 cr
Personal Development Elective 3 cr
BSEN 206 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
MSYM 462/862 Equipment Systems 3 cr
MSYM Course (Elective) 3 cr
Production Agriculture Course (Elective) 3 cr
Production Agriculture Course (Elective) 3 cr
Total Credits 12

Technical Option 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
SCIL 101 Science and Decision-Making for a Complex World 3 cr
MSYM 109 Physical Principles in Agriculture and Life Sciences 4 cr
MSYM 109L Physical Principles in Agriculture and Life Sciences Laboratory 1 cr
MATH 102 Trigonometry 2 cr
AGRO 153 Soil Resources 4 cr
MSYM 162 1 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
MSYM 245 Electrical Service Systems 3 cr
CHEM 109 General Chemistry I 4 cr
AECN 141 or ECON 212 3 cr
ENGL 150, 151; JGEN 200 3 cr
ACE 5 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
CASNR Life Science Elective 4 cr
COMM 209, 210, 286; JGEN 300 3 cr
ECON 211 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 cr
BSEN 130 Computer-Aided Design 2 cr
MSYM 232 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
STAT 218 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr
ACE 7 3 cr
MATH 106 Calculus I 5 cr
MSYM 262 1 cr
Personal Development Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
MSYM 354 Soil Conservation and Watershed Management 3 cr
Natural Science Elective 3 cr
ACE 9 3 cr
Natural Science Elective 3 cr
Option Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
MSYM 364 Agricultural Products Processing and Handling 3 cr
AGRO 204 or ASCI 250 4 cr
Option Elective 3 cr
Personal Development Elective 3 cr
MSYM 412 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
MSYM 416 Sensors and Control Systems for Agri-Industries 3 cr
Management Course (Elective) 3 cr
MSYM 395 or MSYM 400A 1-3 cr
Option Elective 3 cr
BSEN 206 3 cr
Total Credits 13
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
MSYM 462/862 Equipment Systems 3 cr
Management Course (Elective) 3 cr
MSYM 433 3 cr
Option Elective 3 cr
Personal Development Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 15
PLEASE NOTE

This document represents a sample 4-year plan for degree completion with this major. Actual course selection and sequence may vary and should be discussed individually with your college or department academic adviser. Advisers also can help you plan other experiences to enrich your undergraduate education such as internships, education abroad, undergraduate research, learning communities, and service learning and community-based learning.

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