Agriculture, Crop and Soil Science track, BS

120 hrs. + 3 hrs. PE = 123

 

First Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

ENGL 1101 - Composition I  

3

ENGL 1102 - Composition II

 

3

MATH 1112 - Trigonometry 

3

BIOL 1108 - Principles of Biology IIBIOL 1108L - Principles of Biology II Laboratory 

4

HORT 2201 - Principles of Plant Science 

3

AENT 1113 - Power Equipment 

3

BIOL 1107 - Principles of Biology IBIOL 1107L - Principles of Biology I Laboratory  

4

AGRP 1125 - Fundamentals of Plant Protection 

3

HIST211x - U.S. History 

3

PHED 1100 - Health & Wellness 

2

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

16

TOTAL

15

 

Milestones: AGRP 1125MATH 1112BIOL 1107/BIOL 1107LBIOL 1108/BIOL 1108LENGL 1101ENGL 1102, and AENT 1113 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

POLS 1101 - American Government 

3

AGRI 2209 - Agricultural Seminar 

1

CHEM 1211 - Principles of Chemistry ICHEM 1211L - Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory 

4

CHEM 1212 - Principles of Chemistry IICHEM 1212L - Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory 

4

AGRY 2020 - Soils and Fertilizers 

3

AECO 2200 - Agricultural Records  

3

ENGL21xx - Literature 

3

ASLH 2010 - Introduction to Animal Science 

3

COMM 1100 - Human Communication 

3

AGRY 3510 - Soil Management 

3

 

 

PHED11xx - Activity PE excludes PHED 1100 Health & Wellness 

1

TOTAL

16

TOTAL

15

 

Milestones: AGRY 2020AGRP 1125CHEM 1211CHEM 1211LCHEM 1212/CHEM 1212L 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

AGRI 4790A - Agricultural Internship  - 3-hour Internship (elective) OR

AGRI 4791 - Agricultural Internship  - 6-hour internship (required for the degree)

 

Third Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

AECO 1150 - Introduction to Agribusiness Management 

3

Ag Elective - 1*** or 2*** 

3

AGRY 3030 - Field Crop Production 

3

AENG 3300 - Precision Agriculture 

3

AGRP 3240 - Weed Management 

3

Area E Elective 

3

CHEM 2040 - Fundamental Organic Chemistry I/CHEM 2040L - Fundamental Organic Chemistry I Laboratory  

4

MATH 1401 - Elementary Statistics 

3

 

 

Area C Elective 

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

AGRI 4790A - Agricultural Internship - 3-hour Internship (elective) OR

AGRI 4791 - Agricultural Internship - 6-hour internship (required for the degree)

 

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

AENT 3200 - Drainage, Irrigation, and Erosion Control 

3

AGRP 4422 - Insect Pest Management 

3

AGRP 3320 - Plant Disease Management 

3

Ag Elective 3*** or 4***  

 

3

1Ag Elective 3*** or 4*** 

 

3

Ag Elective 1*** or 2*** 

 

3

Area E Elective 

3

HORT 3033 - Fruit and Vegetable Production

3

BIOL 3200K - Genetics 

4

 

 

TOTAL

16

TOTAL

12

 

Milestones: 1 If both the three and six-hour internships have been completed then you do not need to take the Ag 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.