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PRODUCTION CONCENTRATION

The Production concentration includes a broad selection of electives in crops and soils, animal science, and agri-business. Graduates with a production concentration are best prepared for the dynamics of production agriculture. A total of 44-46 credit hours are required.  The following courses are required or can be selected for this concentration:

COMMON CORE COURSES (9 credit hours)
AGR 105 Agriculture Applications in Technology (3)
AGR 108 Principles of Crop and Animal Production I (4)
AGR 122 Agricultural Economics (3)

Required courses:
AGR105 Agriculture Applications in Technology (3)
AGR108 Principles of Crop and Animal Production I (4)
AGR109 Principles of Crop and Animal Production II (3)
AGR122 Agricultural Economics (3)
AGR312 Animal Nutrition (4)
AGR317 Soils (4)
AGR405 Farm Management (4)
CHM211 Principles of Chemistry I (4)

From the following three categories, choose 15 hours:

Required: at least one course from the following:
AGR300 Weed Control (3)
AGR325 Soil Fertility (3)
AGR407 Forage and Grain Crop Production (4)
AGR460 Internship - Crops or Soils Focus (3)
IDS396I Study/Service Experience (3)

Required: at least one course from the following:
AGR305 Sheep Science (4)
AGR306 Livestock Evaluation and Judging (3)
AGR314 Swine Science (4)
AGR315 Beef Production (4)
AGR316 Dairy Science (4)
AGR413 Seminar in Animal Science (3)
EQS300 Equine Health and Diseases (3)
EQS350 Topics in Equine Studies (3)
EQS400 Equine Reproduction and Physiology (4)

Required: at least one course from the following:
AGR321 Agricultural Finance (3)
AGR322 Commodity Marketing (3)
AGR445 Agricultural Policy (3)