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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  

Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources

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How will our worldwide food system accommodate 7 billion people while sustaining our environment?

Choose a career in agriculture
or natural resources at DSU to learn how
you can help:

302.857.6410 or Mr. Alex Meredith
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The Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR), a unit in the College of Agriculture and Related Sciences, is committed to the land-grant mission of the university, which is excellence in teaching, research and outreach. AGNR offers professional programs designed to prepare students for future academic and career paths, and technical courses designed to develop practical production and management skills.   Undergraduate Studies   Graduate Studies         Arboretum   Claude E. Phillips Herbarium    

Master's Program in Plant Science Course Descriptions

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Master's Program in Plant Science Course Descriptions 29-511. PLANT BREEDING. An introduction to and application of plant breeding methodology and selection. Various methods utilized in plant breeding programs, and an understanding of heredity, hybridization and selection of various plant species will be discussed. Prerequisites: Agriculture 317. 3 credit hours. 29-531. CROP BIOCHEMISTRY, PHYSIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY. An advanced study of the physiology and ecological factors affecting the productivity of crop plants and their response to environmental stress. Prerequisites: Agriculture 317 and Biology 206. 3 credit hours. 29-541. PLANT ANATOMY AND MORPHOLOGY. A study of the structure and function of major plant cells and tissues and the morphology of organs of vascular and nonvascular plants. Laboratories will focus upon comparisons among taxa and the characteristics of major plant groups. Prerequisite: Biology 101 and 102 and Biology 206. 3 credit hours. 29-551. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN. A study of the use of advanced experimental designs in planning, analyzing and interpreting experimental data. Three one-hour class periods per week. Prerequisite: 3 credits in statistics/biometrics. 3 credit hours. 29-560. RESEARCH PROBLEM IN AREA OF SPECIALIZATION. A special problems course designed to provide research training in the area of the students field of study and specifically related to the needs of their research program. 3 credit hours. 29-572. DEPARTMENT SEMINAR. A seminar, meeting once per week with faculty and student presentations on their research and/or other relative scientific topics. 1 credit hour. 29-581. ADVANCED FORAGE AND MINOR CROP PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION. An advanced application of forage and minor crop production and utilization. The course will include visits to and analysis of various forage and minor crop operations in the Delmarva Area. Prerequisites: None. 3 credit hours.  

Department of Human Ecology

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The Department of Human Ecology, a unit in the College of Agriculture and Related Sciences, embraces and promotes the land-grant mission of the university, which is excellence in teaching, research and outreach. The Department offers professional programs designed to prepare students for future academic and career paths, and technical courses designed to develop practical production and management skills.     Undergraduate Studies   Graduate Studies         Current Research   Faculty            
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Effective October 1, 2016
t
he Early Childhood Laboratory School
is now part of the
Department of Human Ecology.


You can access the Lab School here:

http://www.desu.edu/agriculture-and-related-sciences/early-childhood-laboratory-school

 

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