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Agronomy Concentration

The Agronomy concentration prepares students for professions in areas of soil science, crop science, agriculture biochemistry, basic research, as well as soil and water conservation. Many students in crop and soils will minor in Chemistry. A total of 42 credit hours are required.  The following courses are required or can be selected for this concentration:

 

COMMON CORE COURSES (20 credit hours) 
AG 136 Computer Applications in Agriculture (4 hours)
AG 132 Principles of Crop and Animal Production I (4 hours)
AG 133 Principles of Crop and Animal Production II (4 hours)
AG  244 Agricultural Economics (4 hours)
AG 495 Seminar in Agriculture (4 hours)

Required courses:
AG 285 Agriculture Practicum: Crops, Horticulture, or Soil Focus (2)
AG 330 Foundations of Soil Science (4)

Required: Agronomy Electives (Choose 8 hours):
AG 331 Advanced Soils and Soil Fertility (4)
AG 334 Weed Management (4)
AG 350 Topics in Agriculture: Crops, Horticulture, or Soil Focus (2/4)
AG 435 Forage and Grain Crop Production (4)
AG 470 Internship: Crops, Horticulture, or Soil Focus (2/4)
AG 480 Research Participation: Crops, Horticulture, or Soil Focus (1)
AG 485 Agriculture Practicum: Crops, Horticulture, or Soil Focus (1/2)
CH 330 Organic Chemistry I (4)
TR 330 Study/Service Trip (2/4)

Required: Animal Science Electives (Choose 4 hours):
AG 340 Meat and Food Animal Science (4)
AG 343 Dairy Science (4)
AG 344 Sheep Science (4)
AG 345 Swine Science (4)
AG 346 Beef Science (4)
AG 349 Animal Nutrition (4)
AG 350 Topics in Agriculture: Animal Science Focus (2)
EQ 350 Topics in Equine Studies (2)

Required: Agri-Business Electives (Choose 4 hours):
AG 361 Commodity Marketing (4)
AG 363 Financial Management in Agriculture (4)
AG 460 Agricultural Policy (2)
AG 462 Farm & Agri-Business Management (4)
MA 330 Business Law (4)