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General Agriculture Concentration

The General Agriculture concentration is offered for students who do not wish to specialize or for those who would choose this program while deciding which field of specialization to enter.  Since it is a highly flexible program, electives should be chosen after careful consultation with the advisor.

Sample 4 year degree path


Colonnade Requirements 39 hours

Basic Agriculture Requirements 29 hours - effective Fall 2017

  • AGRO 110 Intro to Plant Science (3 hrs)
  • ANSC 140 Intro to Animal Science (3 hrs)
  • AGEC 160 Intro to Agribusiness (3 hrs)
  • AGMC 170/171 Ag Mech/Lab (2/1 hrs)
  • AGRI 175 University Experience for Ag Majors (1)
  • AGMC 176 Agriculture Safety (2 hrs)
  • AGRI 291 Intro Data Analysis (3 hrs) OR
    • AGRI 491 Data Analysis & Interpretation (3 hrs)
  • AGRO 320 Crop Physiology OR
    • ANSC 345 Animal Nutrition (3 hrs) OR
    • AGEC 360 Agriculture Economics (3 hrs) OR
    • AGMC 326 Precision Agriculture (3 hrs)
  • AGRO 350 Soils (3 hrs)
  • AGRI 397 Agriculture Career Planning (1 hr)
  • AGRI 398 Seminar (1 hr)
  • AGRI 494 Contemporary Agriculture Issues (3 hrs) Must be senior
    standing to enroll in this course

 Take 21 hours of Agriculture courses
 Suggested Courses in Agriculture

  • Animal Science 6 hours
  • Agronomy and/or Horticulture 6 hours
  • AgriBusiness 6 hours
  • Agricultural Mechanization 3 hours

 Other Electives as approved by Advisor to complete 120 hours.



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 Last Modified 9/19/17