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29-101-102. AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES SCIENCE. 1:1:0 The role of Agriculture and Natural Resources in human history, present and future. Discussion of current opportunities. One one-hour lecture per week. Credit, one hour. 29-103. BASIC AGRICULTURE. 3:2:2 Introduction to the fundamental principles of scientific agriculture. This course will examine the relationship of agriculture to human survival and human interactions, the place of agriculture in human history and how it relates to population growth and the roles that the consumption and production of food and fiber play in society. Science elective for non-agriculture majors. Two one-hour lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week. Credit, three hours. 29-204. FRUIT PRODUCTION. 3:2:2 A study of scientific principles impacting fruit production. Breeding and selection, asexual techniques, and development of fruiting bodies will be included. Adaptation, cultural practices, and storage of major fruit species will be considered. Prerequisite: General Horticulture. Two one-hour lectures and one two-hour laboratory period per week. Credit, three hours. 29-206. INTRODUCTION TO ANIMAL SCIENCE. 3:2:2 A study of the various species of livestock and their commercial production. Breed characteristics will be studied as they relate to selection, feeding, care, disease control and marketing for maximum economic performance. The role of animal agriculture in U.S. society today will be stressed. Prerequisites: Biology 101-102, Chemistry 101. Two lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week. Credit, three hours. 29-207. INTRODUCTION TO ANIMAL NUTRITION. 3:2:2 Basic nutrition and feeding practices for the various species of commercial livestock. Feeds, their sources, composition, characteristics and feed value will be explored. Ration balancing and its practical field application will be discussed. Prerequisites: Agriculture 206, Math 103-104. Two lectures and one two-hour recitation per week. Credit, three hours. 29-208. SOIL SCIENCE. 3:2:2 A study of soils, their physical and chemical characteristics, with special emphasis on those factors which affect plant growth. Soil formation, the use of fertilizers, and soil and water conservation are considered. Special emphasis is placed on the soils of Delaware and their management. Two lectures and one two-hour laboratory period per week. Prerequisite: College Chemistry, Biology 102 and Mathematics 103 and 104. Credit, three hours. 29-209. MEAT AND MEAT PROCESSING. 3:3:0 A study of slaughtering, grading, cutting, processing, identification, buying and cooking of cuts of meat. Credit, three hours. 29-210. LANDSCAPING. 3:2:2 Theory and practice of landscape design with special application to the home grounds. Practice in drawing and estimating planting plans and differential leveling will also be emphasized. Grading, propagations, plant combinations and uses in association with structures and gardens will be studied. Two lectures and one two-hour laboratory period per week. Credit, three hours. 29-219. GENERAL HORTICULTURE. 3:2:2 A study of fruit, vegetable and ornamental plants; the factors which influence their culture, value, and importance, with particular references to the Delmarva Peninsula. Two lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week. Credit, three hours. 29-304. MARKETING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS. 3:3:0 To acquaint the student with the basic nature of agriculture product marketing as it relates to producers, consumers, food processors, wholesalers and retailers. Examine how food marketing works and its role in the food industry and the economy. Three one-hour lectures per week. Credit, three hours. 29-305. INTRODUCTION TO POULTRY SCIENCE. 3:2:2 Poultry production with emphasis on integrated broiler operations on the Delmarva Peninsula. Strains, housing, equipment, nutrition and disease control will be discussed. Embryology and table egg production will also be addressed. Prerequisites: Biology 101-102. Two lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week. Credit, three hours. 29-306. ADVANCED POULTRY SCIENCE. 3:2:2 An advanced study of the commercial poultry industry with special emphasis on commercial broiler production. Building design, equipment, ventilation and feeding systems will be covered. Emphasis will also be directed toward flock health, nutrition, daily care and commercial processing. In addition, hands on experience with raising a commercial flock of 1000 broilers will be a primary focus of the laboratory. Prerequisites: Introduction to Poultry Science 305, Biology 102. Credit, three hours. 29-307. ECONOMIC ENTOMOLOGY. 3:2:2 Course description goes here. Credit, three hours. 29-308. PLANT PATHOLOGY. 3:2:2 A study of parasitic and non-parasitic diseases. Fungal, bacterial, and viral diseases will be considered. Damage due to nutrient deficiencies, air pollutants, and other environmental causes will be studied. Insects damaging plants will be studied. Two lectures and one two-hour laboratory period per week. Prerequisites: Biology 102. Offered in alternate years. Credit, three hours. 29-309. FARM MANAGEMENT. 3:3:0 The problem of organizing, coordinating, and managing farm enterprises. A study of the methods used in farm business analysis together with farm accounting and bookkeeping. Prerequisites: Math 121 and 122, Economics 201, Animal Science 206 and Crops 317. Three one-hour lectures per week. Credit, three hours. 29-310. VEGETABLE GARDENING. 3:2:2 Fundamentals in the production of vegetable crops. Scientific principles of plant growth will be applied to vegetable production practices. Adaption and breeding will be included. Production systems and soil interactions will be included. Production systems and soil interactions will be studied. Prerequisite: General Horticulture. Two lectures and one two-hour laboratory period per week. Credit, three hours. 29-315. LIVESTOCK SELECTION AND BREEDING. 3:2:2 An in depth study of the livestock breeding industry with special emphasis on methods of evaluating animals using visual, genetic and performance records. Selection criteria, rations, index systems, expected progeny differences, expected breeding values and repeatability will be covered for the major livestock species. Live animal evaluation will be the primary focus of the laboratory. Prerequisites: Introduction to Animal Science and Biology 102. Credit, three hours. 29-317. FUNDAMENTALS OF CROP PRODUCTION. 3:2:2 An introduction to the fundamentals of crop growth and the study of the more important field crops. Emphasis will be placed on the effects of various cultural practices on the plant growth. Crop distribution and breeding will be considered. Cropping systems will be developed and analyzed. Prerequisite: Biology 102. Two lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week. Credit, three hours. 29-319. HORTICULTURAL PLANT MATERIALS. 3:2:2 Ecology, taxonomy, and landscape uses of herbaceous and wood plant materials. Two lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week and field trips. Credit, three hours. 29-323. AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES MACHINERY. 3:4:2 Principles of function and operation, stressing proper selection, use and management of agriculture and natural resource machinery. Two two-hour lectures per week. Credit, three hours. 29-324. AGRICULTURAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES POWER. 3:2:2 A study of the types of power available to operate agricultural and natural resources equipment. Combustion engines, electric motors and other power sources will be explored. Design, operating principles and maintenance will be emphasized. Measurements of power and power source selection will be considered. Two lectures and one two-hour laboratory period per week. Credit, three hours. 29-325. INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY. 3:2:2 Course description goes here. Credit, three hours. 29-350. PROBLEMS IN AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES. An opportunity to pursue independent study and research. May be elected during junior and senior years. Prerequisites: approval by instructor. Credit, one to three hours per semester. 29-404. SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE. 3:3:0 An evaluation of agricultural production practices to determine the potential for profitable production, maintaining environmental quality, and insuring that food requirements of the population will be met. The biology of food production systems will be explored to determine relationships between inputs, output and social-environmental impacts. The interface between mechanization, specialized buildings, labor, and biological systems will be evaluated. Prerequisites: Animal Science 206, Soil Science 208, Crop Production 317. Three one-hour lectures per week. Credits, three hours. 29-406. BEEF AND SHEEP PRODUCTION 3:2:2 A study of the principle of nutrition, physiology, and reproduction as they relate to the economic production of beef and lamb. Sound management techniques and their integration into a sustainable enterprise will be studied. Breeding and selection as it relates to both registered and commercial herds and flocks will be considered. Prerequisites: Animal Science 206, Animal Nutrition 207. Two one-hour lectures and one two hour laboratory per week. Credits, three hours. 29-407. METHODS OF TEACHING AGRICULTURE. 3:3:0 This course, through numerous demonstrations, indicates how basic educational principles and techniques may be applied in the teaching of agriculture in the secondary school. The importance of demonstration as a method is given special consideration. Problems of organization, management and evaluation in department of agriculture in secondary schools are explored. Credit, three hours. 29-408. PLANT CELL AND TISSUE CULTURE. 4:3:3 An introduction to the theory, application, and technique of plant cell and tissue culture. Cell theory, totipotency, and the genetic basis of plant cell and tissue culture will be presented, along with methods and techniques for the culture, growth, and development of plant cells and tissues. Prerequisites: Biology 101 and 102, Plant Physiology 306. Two one and one-half hour lectures and one three-hour laboratory per week. Credits, four hours. 29-409. PRINCIPLES OF WEED SCIENCE. 3:2:2 This course is a study of weeds and their control. Principles involving weed plant classification, weed biology and ecology, and plant and herbicide chemistry will be presented. Practices which prevent, eliminate, and control weeds in grain crops, legumes, vegetables, fruit, pasture, and other crop ecologies will be discussed. Herbicide formulations and safe herbicide use will be taught. Prerequisites: Biology 102, Crops 317 or Horticulture 219. Two one-hour lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week. Credit, three hours. 29-419. PLANT PROPAGATION AND GREENHOUSE MANAGEMENT. 3:2:2 Techniques and principles of plant propagation by seeds, grafts, buds, cuttings, layers and division. Fundamentals of greenhouse management and construction. Two lectures, two hours of laboratory per week including field trips. Credit, three hours. 29-420. FOOD DISTRIBUTION MANAGEMENT. 3:3:0 A study of the application of administrative management principles relative to firms engaged in food distribution with emphasis on food retailing organizations. Credit, three hours. 29-449. APPLY JOB - GRADUATE SCHOOL. 1:1:0 Provides an opportunity to learn the techniques of preparing to successfully apply for jobs and graduate school and to practice taking the Graduate Record Exam. Grades are based on class participation and on production of resumes and other career-oriented materials. One one-hour lecture per week. Credit, one hour. 29-451. AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES ECOSYSTEMS. 3:2:2 A senior level philosophical course, integrating concepts in social, physical, and biological sciences with an introduction to the quantitative synthesis of ecological systems. The course is designed to provide the specialist with a total view of resource use and management. Prerequisites: Biology 205 and Natural Resources 321 or consent of the instructor. Offered in spring semesters. Credit, three hours. 29-463. FORAGE CROP PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT. 3:2:2 A study of the characteristics, adaptation, improvement management and utilization of grasses and legumes for animal feed and their role in row crop agriculture. Two one-hour lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisites, Agriculture 317, 208. Credit, three hours. 29-464. BEEF PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT. 3:2:2 Course description goes here. Credit, three hours. 29-466. PORK PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT. 3:2:2 Application of the principles of nutrition, physiology, and herd selection, breeding, and marketing to swine production and management. Structure of the industry, enterprise establishment, systems of production, production practices and herd improvement programs will be discussed. Evaluation of production responses and economic returns will be covered. Prerequisites, Agriculture 206 and 207. Two one-hour lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week. Credit, three hours. 29-495. CO-OP AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES. Course description goes here.

Curriculum for Fisheries / Wildlife Management (Wildlife Option)

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    Revised Fall 2007 First Year First Semester     01-101 English Composition I 3 16-100 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 2 23-101 General Biology I & Lab 4 25-121 College Algebra or A/B 3-4 29-191 University Seminar I 1 34-201 or 34-202 or 34-203 or 34-204 American Civilization to 1865 American Civilization from 1865 The African-American Experience to 1865 The African-American Experience from 1865 3     16-17 Second Semester     01-102 English Composition II 3 03-105 or 03-202 Contemporary Moral Issues or Ethics 3 23-102 General Biology II & Lab 4 25-122 Trigonometry 3 30-103 Introduction to Environmental Science 3 29-192 University Seminar II 1     17 Second Year First Semester     01-200 Speech 3 01-201 or 205 World Literature I or African-American Literature I 3 23-205 Ecology 4 24-101 General Chemistry I & Lab 4 30-111 Dendrology 3     17 Second Semester     01-202 or 206 World Literature II or African-American Literature II 3 23-200 Invertebrate Zoology 3 23-210 Genetics 3 24-102 General Chemistry II & Lab 4 40-201 Macroeconomics 3     17 Third Year First Semester     XX-101 Foreign Language I 3 30-311 Mammalogy 3 30-321 Biometrics 3 30-325 Fish / Wildlife Management 3 34-395 Global Societies 3     15 Second Semester     XX-102 Foreign Language II 3 23-202 Systematic Botany 4 29-208 Soil Science 3 30-312 Ornithology 3 30-350 or 29-350 Problems Terra Ecology or Problems in Agriculture and Natural Resources 3     15 Fourth Year First Semester     30-469 Ecological Land Use 3 30-475 Environmental / Wildlife Law 3 30-484 Advanced Wildlife Biology 3 01-XXX Advisor Approved Communications Elective 3     12 Second Semester     30-451 Agriculture and Natural Resources Ecosystems (Senior Capstone Course) 3 30-456 Wetlands Biology 3 30-XXX Advisor Approved NR Elective 3 XX-XXX Elective 3     12   Total credits 121  

Curriculum for Fisheries / Wildlife Management (Fisheries Option)

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    Revised Fall 2007 First Year First Semester     01-101 English Composition I 3 16-100 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 2 23-101 General Biology I & Lab 4 25-121 College Algebra or A/B 3-4 29-191 University Seminar I 1 34-201 or 34-202 or 34-203 or 34-204 American Civilization to 1865 American Civilization from 1865 The African-American Experience to 1865 The African-American Experience from 1865 3     16-17 Second Semester     01-102 English Composition II 3 23-102 General Biology II & Lab 4 25-122 Trigonometry 3 30-103 Introduction to Environmental Science 3 29-192 University Seminar II 1     14 Second Year First Semester     01-200 Speech 3 01-201 or 205 World Literature I or African-American Literature I 3 23-200 Invertebrate Zoology 3 24-101 General Chemistry I & Lab 4 30-203 Fish / Wildlife Management 3     16 Second Semester     01-202 or 206 World Literature II or African-American Literature II 3 23-210 Genetics 4 24-102 General Chemistry II & Lab 4 40-201 Macroeconomics 3     14 Third Year First Semester     XX-101 Foreign Language I 3 26-121 Concepts of Physics I 3 30-314 Ichthyology 3 30-321 Biometrics 3 34-395 Global Societies 3     15 Second Semester     XX-102 Foreign Language II 3 26-122 or 30-302 Concepts of Physics II or Hydrology 3 29-208 Soil Science 3 30-313 Limnology 3 30-350 Problems in Agriculture and Natural Resources 3     15 Fourth Year First Semester     30-261 Aquaculture 3 30-302 Hydrology 3 30-404 Fisheries Science 3 30-469 Ecological Land Use & Planning 3 30-475 Environmental / Wildlife Law 3     15 Second Semester     03-105 or 03-202 Contemporary Moral Issues or Ethics 3 30-405 Fisheries Management 3 30-451 Agriculture and Natural Resources Ecosystems (Senior Capstone Course) 3 30-456 Wetlands Biology 3 XX-XXX Advisor Approved Elective 3     15   Total credits 120  

Curriculum for Pre-Veterinary Science

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    Revised Fall 2007 First Year First Semester     01-101 English Composition I 3 16-100 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 2 23-101 General Biology I & Lab 4 25-121 College Algebra or A/B 3-4 29-191 University Seminar I 1 34-201 or 34-202 or 34-203 or 34-204 American Civilization to 1865 American Civilization from 1865 The African-American Experience to 1865 The African-American Experience from 1865 3     16-17 Second Semester     01-102 English Composition II 3 XX-XXX Humanities Elective 3 23-102 General Biology II & Lab 4 25-122 Trigonometry 3 29-102 Agriculture and Natural Resources Science 1 29-192 University Seminar II 1     15 Second Year First Semester     01-201 or 205 World Literature I or African-American Literature I 3 24-101 General Chemistry I & Lab 4 25-251 Calculus I 4 29-206 Animal Science 3 XX-101 Foreign Language I 3     18 Second Semester     01-200 Speech 3 01-202 or 206 World Literature II or African-American Literature II 3 24-102 General Chemistry II & Lab 4 29-207 Animal Nutrition 3 XX-102 Foreign Language II 3     16 Third Year First Semester     23-201 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy or (207) 3 24-301 Organic Chemistry I 4 26-201 Physics I 4 30-321 Biometrics 3 XX-XXX Approved Elective 3     17 Second Semester     23-210 Genetics 3 24-301 Organic Chemistry II 4 26-202 Physics II 4 29-208 Soil Science 3     16 Fourth Year First Semester     23-305 Microbiology 3 29-317 Crop Production 3 29-XXX Animal Science Elective (non-ruminant) 3 40-201 Macroeconomics 3     12 Second Semester     24-403 Biochemistry 4 29-404 Sustainable Agriculture (Senior Capstone Course) 3 29-XXX Animal Science Elective (ruminant) 3 34-395 Global Societies 3     13   Total credits 121  

Curriculum for Plant Science - Horticulture Option

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    Revised Fall 2007 First Year First Semester     01-101 English Composition I 3 16-100 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 2 23-101 General Biology I & Lab 4 25-121 College Algebra or A/B 3-4 29-191 University Seminar I 1 34-201 or 34-202 or 34-203 or 34-204 American Civilization to 1865 American Civilization from 1865 The African-American Experience to 1865 The African-American Experience from 1865 3     16-17 Second Semester     01-102 English Composition II 3 XX-XXX- Humanities Elective 3 23-102 General Biology II & Lab 4 25-122 Trigonometry 3 29-102 Agriculture and Natural Resources Science 1 29-192 University Seminar II 1     15 Second Year First Semester     01-201 or 205 World Literature I or African-American Literature I 3 23-205 Ecology 4 24-101 General Chemistry I & Lab 4 29-210 Landscaping 3 29-219 Horticulture 3     17 Second Semester     01-200 Speech 3 01-202 or 206 World Literature II or African-American Literature II 3 24-102 General Chemistry II & Lab 4 29-208 Soil Science 3 XX-101 Foreign Language I 3     16 Third Year First Semester     23-209 General Botany 3 23-306 Plant Physiology 3 29-308 Plant Pathology 3 29-465 Weed Science 3 30-321 Biometrics I 3     15 Second Semester     23-210 Genetics 3 29-419 Plant Propagation & Greenhouse Management 3 34-395 Global Societies 3 23-202 Systematic Botany 3 XX-102 Foreign Language II 3     15 Fourth Year First Semester     29-319 Horticultural Plant Materials 3 30-202 Microclimatology 3 XX-XXX Elective 3 XX-XXX Elective 3     12 Second Semester     29-404 Sustainable Agriculture (Senior Capstone Course) 3 29-408 Plant Cell & Tissue Culture 3 40-201 Macroeconomics 3 XX-XXX Elective 3 XX-XXX Elective 3     15   Total credits 121  

Curriculum for Plant Science - Agronomy Option

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    Revised Fall 2007 First Year First Semester     01-101 English Composition I 3 16-100 Fitness and Wellness 2 23-101 General Biology I and Lab 4 25-121 College Algebra or A/B 3-4 29-191 University Seminar I 1 34-201 34-202 34-203 34-204 American Civilization to 1865, or American Civilization from 1865, or The African-American Experience to 1865, or The African-American Experience from 1865 3     16-17 Second Semester     01-102 English Composition II 3 XX-XXX Humanities Elective 3 23-102 General Biology II & Lab 4 25-122 Trigonometry 3 29-102 Agriculture and Natural Resources Science 3 29-192 University Seminar II 1     15 Second Year First Semester     01-201 01-205 World Literature I or African-American Literature I 3 23-205 Ecology 4 24-101 General Chemistry I & Lab 4 29-206 Animal Science 3 XX-XXX Elective 3     17 Second Semester     01-200 Speech 3 01-202 01-206 World Literature II or African-American Literature II 3 24-102 General Chemistry II & Lab 4 29-208 Soil Science 3 32-101 Human Geography 3     16       Third Year First Semester     23-210 Genetics 3 29-205 Plant Physiology 3 29-317 Crop Production 3 29-465 Weed Science 3 30-321 Biometrics I 3 XX-101 Foreign Language I 3     18 Second Semester     XX-XXX Elective 3 29-463 Forage Crop Production & Mgt 3 34-395 Global Societies 3 XX-XXX Elective 3 XX-102 Elementary Foreign Language II 3     15 Fourth Year First Semester     29-308 Plant Pathology 3 29-309 Farm Management 3 30-202 Microclimatology 3 30-401 Soil & Water Management 3     12 Second Semester     29-404 Sustainable Agriculture (Senior Capstone Course) 3 40-201 Macroeconomics 3 XX-XXX Elective 3 XX-XXX Elective 3     12   Total credits 121  

Curriculum for General Agriculture

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  Revised Fall 2007 First Year First Semester     01-101 English Composition I 3 16-100 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 2 23-101 General Biology I & Lab 4 25-121 College Algebra or A/B 3 29-191 University Seminar I 1 34-201 or 34-202 or 34-203 or 34-204 American Civilization to 1865 American Civilization from 1865 The African-American Experience to 1865 The African-American Experience from 1865 3     16-17 Second Semester     01-102 English Composition II 3 23-102 General Biology II & Lab 4 25-122 Trigonometry 3 29-102 Agriculture and Natural Resources Science 1 29-192 University Seminar II 1 XX-XXX Humanities Elective 3     15 Second Year First Semester     01-201 or 205 World Literature I or African-American Literature I 3 23-205 Ecology 4 24-101 Chemistry I 4 29-206 Animal Science 3 40-201 Macroeconomics 3     17 Second Semester     01-200 Speech 3 01-202 or 206 World Literature II or African-American Literature II 3 29-207 Animal Nutrition 3 29-208 Soil Science 3 37-101 Introduction to Sociology 3     15 Third Year First Semester     29-305 Poultry Science 3 29-317 Crop Production 3 29-409 Weed Science 3 30-321 Biometrics 3 37-102 Principles of Sociology 3 XX-101 Foreign Language I 3     18 Second Semester     34-395 Global Societies 3 XX-102 Foreign Language II 3 XX-XXX Elective 3 XX-XXX Elective 3 XX-XXX Elective 3     15 Fourth Year First Semester     29-XXX Animal Science Elective 3 29-309 Farm Management 3 XX-XXX General Elective 3 XX-XXX General Elective 3     12 Second Semester     29-304 Marketing Agricultural Products 3 29-404 Sustainable Agriculture (Senior Capstone Course) 3 XX-XXX Elective 3 XX-XXX Elective 3     12   Total credits 120  

Curriculum for Environmental Science

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    Revised Fall 2007 First Year First Semester     01-101 English Composition I 3 16-100 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 2 23-101 General Biology I & Lab 4 25-121 College Algebra or A/B 3-4 29-191 University Seminar I 1 34-201 or 34-202 or 34-203 or 34-204 American American Civilization from 1865 The African-American Experience to 1865 The African-American Experience from 1865 3     16-17 Second Semester     01-102 English Composition II 3 23-102 General Biology II & Lab 4 25-122 Trigonometry 3 30-103 Introduction to Environmental Science 3 29-192 University Seminar II 1     14 Second Year First Semester     01-200 Speech 3 23-205 Ecology 3 24-101 General Chemistry I & Lab 4 25-251 Calculus I 4 XX-101 Foreign Language I 3     17 Second Semester     03-105 or 03-202 Contemporary or Ethics 3 23-210 Genetics 4 24-102 General Chemistry II & Lab 4 40-201 Macroeconomics 3 XX-102 Foreign Language II 3     17 Third Year First Semester     01-201 or 205 World Literature I or African-American Literature I 3 24-201 or 30-466 General or Toxicology 4 3 26-121 or 30-302 Concepts or Hydrology 3 30-202 Microclimatology 3 30-321 Biometrics 3     15-16 Second Semester     01-202 or 206 World Literature II or African-American Literature II 3 23-209 or 30-111 General Dendrology 3 29-208 Soil Science 3 30-313 Limnology 3 34-395 Global Societies 3     15 Fourth Year First Semester     29-350 or Problems in Agriculture and Natural Resources or 3 30-401 Soil / Water Management 3 30-469 Ecological Land Use 3 30-475 Environmental / Wildlife Law 3 XX-XXX Advisor Approved Elective 3     15 Second Semester     29-404 or 23-322 Sustainable or (23-322) 3-4 30-XXX Natural Resources Elective 3 30-451 Agriculture and Natural Resources Ecosystems (Senior Capstone Course) 3 30-456 Wetlands Biology 3     12 / 13   Total credits 121  

Curriculum for Animal & Poultry Science

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    Revised Fall 2007 First Year First Semester     01-101 English Composition I 3 16-100 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 2 23-101 General Biology I & lab 4 25-121 College Algebra or A/B 3-4 29-191 University Seminar I 1 34-201 or 34-202 or 34-203 or 34-204 American Civilization to 1865 American Civilization from 1865 The African-American Experience to 1865 The African-American Experience from 1865 3     16-17 Second Semester     01-102 English Composition II 3 23-102 General Biology II & Lab 4 25-122 Trigonometry 3 29-102 Agriculture and Natural Resources Science 1 29-192 University Seminar II 1 XX-XXX Humanities Elective 3     15 Second Year First Semester     01-201 or 205 World Literature I or African-American Literature I 3 23-205 Ecology 4 24-101 General Chemistry I & Lab 4 29-206 Animal Science 3 40-201 Macroeconomics 3     17 Second Semester     01-200 Speech 3 01-202 or 206 World Literature II or African-American Literature II 3 24-102 General Chemistry II & Lab 4 29-207 Animal Nutrition 3 29-208 Soil Science 3     16 Third Year First Semester     23-201 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 4 29-305 Poultry Science 3 30-321 Biometrics 3 34-395 Global Societies 3 XX-101 Foreign Language I 3     16 Second Semester     23-210 Genetics 3 29-304 Marketing Agricultural Products 3 29-306 Advanced Poultry Science 3 29-315 Livestock Selection and Breeding 3 30-349 Scientific Writing 1 XX-102 Foreign Language II 3     16 Fourth Year First Semester     01-408 Technical and Scientific Writing and Editing 3 29-309 Farm Management 3 29-466 Pork Production and Management 3 XX-XXX Elective 3     12 Second Semester     23-305 Microbiology Lec/Lab 4 29-404 Sustainable Agriculture (Senior Capstone Course) 3 29-406 Beef and Sheep Production 3 24-463 Forage Crop Production and Management 3     13   Total credits 121  

Curriculum for Agri-Business

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    Revised Fall 2007 First Year First Semester     01-101 English Composition I 3 16-100 Fitness and Wellness 2 23-101 General Biology I and Lab 4 25-121 College Algebra or A/B 3-4 29-191 University Seminar I 1 34-201 34-202 34-203 34-204 American Civilization to 1865, or American Civilization from 1865, or The African-American Experience to 1865, or The African-American Experience from 1865 3     16-17 Second Semester     01-102 English Composition II 3 23-102 General Biology II and Lab 4 25-122 Trigonometry 3 29-102 Agriculture and Natural Resources Science 1 29-192 University Seminar II 1 41-105 Management Processes 4     16 Second Year First Semester     01-201 01-205 World Literature I, or African-American Literature I 3 23-205 Ecology 4 24-101 General Chemistry I & Lab 4 29-206 Animal Science 3 42-201 Accounting I 3     17 Second Semester     01-202 01-206 World Literature II, or African-American Literature II 3 24-102 General Chemistry II & Lab 4 29-207 Animal Nutrition 3 29-208 Soil Science 3 42-203 Accounting for Decision-Making 3     16 Third Year First Semester     XX-101 Elementary Foreign Language I 3 29-305 Introduction to Poultry Science 3 29-317 Crop Production 3 29-465 Principles of Weed Science 3 30-321 Biometrics 3 40-421 Macroeconomics 3     18 Second Semester     XX-102 Elementary Foreign Language II 3 01-200 Speech 3 29-XXX Animal Science Elective 3 40-202 Microeconomics 3 46-300 Marketing 3     15 Fourth Year First Semester     XX-XXX Humanities Elective 3 29-309 Farm Management 3 34-395 Global Societies 3 42-302 Legal Environment of Business 3     12 Second Semester     29-304 Marketing Agriculture Products 3 29-404 Sustainable Agriculture (Senior Capstone Course) 3 40-414 Money & Banking 3 46-303 Selling and Sales Management 3     12   Total credits 122  

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