Agricultural Science

Agricultural Science Courses

Award: Associate of Science (AS)
Required number of credits: 64
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

2017–2018 Suggested Sequence of Study

The Agricultural Science program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General Education courses
Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite. See the course description for more details.

Semester 1
AGA114 Principles of Agronomy 3 $549.50
AGS113 Survey of the Animal Industry 3 $505.50
BIO112 General Biology I 4 $674.00
SOC115 Social Problems 3 $505.50
Social Diversity Course 3

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Total Credits 16
Semester 2
AGA154 Fundamentals of Soil Science 3 $505.50
BIO113 General Biology II 4 $674.00
ENG105 Composition I 3 $505.50
MAT156 Statistics 3 $505.50
Humanities: Literature and Fine Arts Course -OR- 3
Humanities: Philosophy and Religion Course 3

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Total Credits 16
Semester 3
AGP333 Precision Farming Systems 3 $505.50
CHM165 General Chemistry I 4 $674.00
HIS151 U.S. History to 1877 -OR- 3 $505.50
HIS152 U.S. History Since 1877 3 $505.50
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $505.50
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $505.50
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 16
Semester 4
ACC131 Principles of Accounting I 4 $674.00
AGB235 Introduction to Agriculture Markets 3 $505.50
BUS230 Quantitative Methods for Business Decision Making 3 $505.50
CNS121 Environmental Conservation 3 $525.50
ENG106 Composition II 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 16
Social Diversity Courses
COM148 Diversity and the Media 3 $505.50
LIT133 Minority Voices in U.S. Literature 3 $505.50
PSY262 Psychology of Gender 3 $505.50
SOC200 Minority Group Relations 3 $505.50
SOC205 Diversity in America 3 $505.50
WST101 Women's Studies 3 $505.50
Humanities: Literature and Fine Arts Courses
ART101 Art Appreciation 3 $505.50
ART203 Art History I 3 $505.50
ART204 Art History II 3 $505.50
DRA107 Theatrical Arts and Society 3 $505.50
LIT101 Introduction to Literature 3 $505.50
MUS100 Music Appreciation 3 $505.50
Humanities: Philosophy and Religion Courses
PHI101 Introduction to Philosophy 3 $505.50
PHI105 Introduction to Ethics 3 $505.50
REL101 Survey of World Religions 3 $505.50
REL130 Introduction to Religions of the East 3 $505.50

Course Cost Calculation:
2016–2017 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 131
319-296-4011
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Student Success Specialist

Laurie Plum
Bremer Hall 124
319-296-2329 ext.1065
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Program Advisor

Brad Kinsinger
Bremer Hall 111A
319-296-2329 ext.1321
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Dean

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
319-296-4042
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