BS-AGCP - Agriculture, Crop Production track, B.S.

Descriptive Information

College/School
Ag and Natural Resources
Department(s)
Dept of Agriculture
Program Title
Agriculture, Crop Production track, B.S.
Program Description

Agribusiness is over a $72 billion industry in Georgia and over $145 billion in direct output in Florida. Over 371,000 jobs of Georgia’s employment base are associated with agriculture. Florida officials estimate that agriculture provides more than 2 million jobs in their state. Career targets include crop production, sales and marketing in agriculture-related businesses, extension and other government service careers, crop consulting, precision agriculture, farm management, and other agriculture production positions. Students completing the diversified agriculture curriculum will learn the principles of managing land, people, money and other resources to produce a profit while servicing the consuming public and conserving our natural renewable resources.

Students in other majors may also earn a Minor in Agriculture.

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Major
Agriculture
Concentration
Crop Production

Program Information

Additional Information

Notes
  • Students should follow their advisor’s recommendations for appropriate selections in Core Curriculum Area A1Area A2, and Area D.

  • Credit toward graduation not allowed for the following combinations of science courses:

    • Principles of Biology and non-Science Biology courses (see Biology Course Descriptions for specifics),

    • Principles of Chemistry and non-Science Chemistry courses (see Chemistry Course Descriptions for specifics), and

    • Principles of Physics and non-Science Physics courses (see Physics Course Descriptions for specifics).

  • The maximum number of hours that will be awarded for credit for completion of internships is 9 credit hours.

  • When a course is authorized in multiple areas of a degree program, students completing the course to meet requirements of one area must take a different course in the subsequent area(s) to meet the requirements of the subsequent area(s) (i.e., No course can be counted multiple times in a degree program).

  • A baccalaureate degree program requires at least 21 semester hours of upper division courses in the major field and at least 39 semester hours of upper division work overall. Upper division is defined as 3000- and 4000-level courses.