Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Applied Science

Bachelor of Science 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
SCIL 101 Science and Decision-Making for a Complex World 3 cr
AGRO 131 Plant Science 3 cr
AGRO 132 Agronomic Plant Science Laboratory 1 cr
MATH 102 Trigonometry 2 cr
AECN 141 Introduction to the Economics of Agriculture 3 cr
ENGL 150 Writing and Inquiry 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
CHEM 109 General Chemistry I 4 cr
NRES 108 Earth's Natural Resource Systems Laboratory 3 cr
MUNM 287 The History of Rock Music 3 cr
ENTO 115 Insect Biology 3 cr
COMM 209 Public Speaking 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
CHEM 110 General Chemistry II 4 cr
AGRI 115 Biotechnology: Food, Health and Environment 3 cr
FDST 131 The Science of Food 3 cr
MSYM 109 Physical Principles in Agriculture and Life Sciences 4 cr
Total Credits 14
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
AGRO 204 Resource-Efficient Crop Management 3 cr
NRES 220 Principles of Ecology 3 cr
STAT 218 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr
ASCI 210 Animal Products 3 cr
AGRI 395 1 cr
Elective 2 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
AGRO 315 Genetics 4 cr
AGRI 388 Employment Seminar 1 cr
PLPT 270 Biological Invaders 3 cr
AECN 265 Resource and Environmental Economics I 3 cr
MSYM 354 Soil Conservation and Watershed Management 3 cr
Total Credits 14
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
HORT 388 Agribusiness Entrepreneurship 3 cr
POLS 100 Power and Politics in America 3 cr
ALEC 202 Foundations of Leadership Theory and Practice 3 cr
MSYM 364 Agricultural Products Processing and Handling 3 cr
HIST 111 American History After 1877 3 cr
AGRI 400 Job Survival 1 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
AGRI 485 Investigations in Applied Science 3 cr
AGRO 405 Crop Management Strategies 3 cr
NRES 422/822 Laboratory Earth: Earth's Changing Systems 3 cr
Elective 3 cr
Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
AGRI 282 Introduction to Global Agricultural and Natural Resources Issues 3 cr
NRES 361 Soils, Environment and Water Quality 3 cr
ENTO 308 Management of Field Crop Insects 3 cr
Elective 3 cr
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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