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Agriculture, Crop and Soil Science track

120 hrs. + 3 hrs. PE = 123

 

First Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

course  

3

course

3

course 

3

coursecourse 

4

course 

3

course 

3

coursecourse  

4

course 

3

HIST211x - U.S. History 

3

course 

2

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

16

TOTAL

15

 

Milestones: coursecoursecourse/coursecourse/course,coursecourse, and course require “C” or better. If you are in this track to prepare for graduate school and your GPA is <3.0, consider changing tracks.  Serious consideration should be given to finding an agricultural research-related summer job.  Club involvement to improve discipline knowledge, networking, and leadership skills is encouraged.  Attend Career Connections.

 

Second Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

course 

3

course 

1

coursecourse 

4

coursecourse 

4

course 

3

course  or course

3

ENGL21xx - Literature 

3

course 

3

course 

3

course 

3

 

 

PHED11xx - Activity PE excludes course Health & Wellness 

1

TOTAL

16

TOTAL

15

 

Milestones: coursecoursecoursecoursecourse/course require “C” or better. If you are in this track to prepare for graduate school and your GPA is <3.0, consider changing tracks.  You are now eligible to complete a for-credit internship.  Consult with your advisor to determine which internship course and opportunity is appropriate.  Seek opportunities to network within the agricultural industry. Attend Career Connections.

 

Second Year Summer

course  - 3-hour Internship (elective)

 

Third Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

course 

3

Humanities/Area C Elective

3

course 

3

course

3

course 

3

Social Sciences/Area E Elective

3

course/course  

4

course 

3

 

 

Elective 1*** or 2***

3

TOTAL

13

TOTAL

15

 

Milestones:  If you are in this track to prepare for graduate school and your GPA is <3.0, consider changing tracks.  Investigate and secure an internship opportunity in your area of interest.  Continue seeking opportunities to improve discipline knowledge, networking, and leadership skills.  Consider taking Research Methods as your upper-level elective in the fall of your fourth year.  Attend Career Connections.

 

Third Year Summer

course - 6-hour internship (required for the degree)

 

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

course 

3

course 

3

course 

3

course

3

course or course 

3/4

Elective 1*** or 2***

3

1Elective 3*** or 4***

3

Elective 3*** or 4***

3

Social Sciences/Area E Elective 

3

 

 

TOTAL

15 / 16

TOTAL

12

 

Milestones: 1 If both the three and six-hour internships have been completed, then you do not need to take Elective 3*** or 4*** in the fall semester.  Prepare for and take the GRE in December of your senior year. Develop relationships with university researchers in need of graduate students. Attend Career Connections.