Agriculture
AGRI 1001 Individual Studies in Agriculture
Individual student study designed for specific topics in the field of agriculture.
(1 credit hours, 16 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

AGRI 1011 Agriculture Orientation
An orientation course required of all freshmen in the agricultural field. It covers methods of study, discussion of degree requirements, and exploration of career opportunities in various fields of agriculture.
(1 credit hours, 16 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

AGRI 1023 Undergraduate Research Methods
This is an introductory course describing research principles, methodology, and experimental design. Course emphasis will be on development of research skill sets, application of scientific knowledge, and the value of experimental research. (LAS)
Prerequisites: MATH1513,ENGL1113
(3 credit hours, 32 lecture hours, 32 lab hours)

AGRI 1113 Introduction to Agriculture Economics
A study of the role of agriculture within the American economic system with emphasis on market structures and economic analysis as a management tool. (LAS)
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

AGRI 1124 Introduction to Animal Science
Includes the study of species adaptability, product standards, and types of production, processing, and distribution of products - includes meat animals, dairy, and poultry. (LAS)
(4 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 32 lab hours)

AGRI 1133 Fundamentals of Food Science
Food industry from producer to consumer and the current U.S. and world food situation. (LAS)
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

AGRI 1152 Livestock Evaluation
A study of live animal form and function in beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, sheep, and horses. Where applicable, slaughter animals as well as breeding animals are evaluated.
(2 credit hours, 16 lecture hours, 32 lab hours)

AGRI 1223 Range Management
This course will explore various range management topics including rangeland types, range plant physiology, range ecology, range condition, range livestock production, and range wildlife management. (LAS)
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

AGRI 1241-3 Agriculture Internship
The internship course is designed to provide students appropriate college credit for career-oriented learning experiences that complement and enhance their formal classroom training. Course credit is awarded upon successful completion of a structured intern program with a business or organization involved in the production, processing, distribution, regulation, or oversight of agricultural and food products, services, or related resources.
(1-3 credit hours, 0 lecture hours, 32-96 lab hours)

AGRI 1314 Plant Science
A study of the basic concepts in production of plants in modern agriculture. Labs provide an introduction to basic procedures to support lectures. (LAS)
(4 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 32 lab hours)

AGRI 1443 Computers in Agriculture
Introductory course in the application of microcomputers in the agricultural environment. Students will develop a management system in some aspect of the farm or ranch enterprise. Students will learn to use basic microcomputer programs to make spreadsheets, cash flow statements, and budgets. The use of the worldwide web to market agricultural products and services will also be covered. The student will exit the course with an understanding of how to effectively incorporate computers in an agricultural business. (LAS)
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

AGRI 1511-3 Agriculture Practices and Procedures
A course designed to teach the student how to evaluate and correct problems in process and techniques in specific agriculture practices and principles. (LAS)
(1-3 credit hours, 0 lecture hours, 32-96 lab hours)

AGRI 2013 Crops and Environment
A survey of the various important agronomic crops, which include effects of climates, soils, biotic factors, and agronomic principles and practices. (LAS)
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

AGRI 2114 Environmental Science [ES 102]
A survey of the fundamental principles that govern the functioning of the environment with emphasis on problems considered to be the core of most environmental issues: growing population, shortages in food and energy resources. The ethical issues related to the environmental problems are also considered. (LAS)
(4 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 32 lab hours)

AGRI 2123 Livestock Feeding
A study of livestock feeding problems including the selection of feeds and their preparation for the different classes of livestock, balancing rations, and practical feeding methods.
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

AGRI 2124 Fundamentals of Soil Science
The study of the formation and classification of soils including chemical, biological, and physical properties of soils in relation to plant growth. (LAS)
(4 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 32 lab hours)

AGRI 2133 Communications in Agriculture
This course is designed to be an overview of information systems and media associated with the agriculture industry. The purpose of this course is to improve written, visual, and oral communication skills for students in the agriculture industry. This is accomplished by studying oral and written communication through articles, proposals, advertisements, presentations, and other various forms of media. (LAS)
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

AGRI 2143 Farm/Ranch Business Management
Fundamentals of farm/ranch managerial functions including production planning with enterprise budgeting, market planning, financial statements and records, as well as income tax management for the individual farm/ranch business. This course will also cover aspects of organization and management of human, financial, and physical assets for the profitable operation of an agriculture business.
Co-requisites: AGRI1113
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

AGRI 2213 Herbaceous Ornamental Plants
Identification, growth habits, cultural requirements and use of ornamental foliage and flowering plants for indoor garden environments. Tropical foliage plants, annual and perennial bedding plants and deciduous flowering shrubs are emphasized.
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

AGRI 2214 Forages and Hays
This course covers the use of forage crops for pasture, hay, and silage with reference to growth and development, production, nutritional quality, and grazing systems. Practical aspects will be demonstrated during class time of forage identification, legume see inoculation, fertilizer and animal waste calculations, pasture stocking rate problems, and whole-farm forage planning.
Prerequisites: AGRI1213
(4 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 32 lab hours)

AGRI 2223 Irrigation Systems Design
This course is designed to teach the basic principles of irrigation and drainage. Students will be presented with basic engineering concepts related to water dynamics, as well as soil-water-plant interactions, irrigation system components, and efficiency of various designs.
(3 credit hours, 32 lecture hours, 32 lab hours)

AGRI 2233 Animal Management Techniques
Animal handling and management practices. Basic husbandry procedures for domestic animals in farm, ranch, and/or other production settings or environments. Emphasis on practical handling, restraint, health evaluation, medication, and treatment practices.
Co-requisites: AGRI1124
(3 credit hours, 32 lecture hours, 32 lab hours)

AGRI 2303 Principles of Agriculture Marketing
A study of the marketing system, its importance to the economy, and the role of the individual firm. (LAS)
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

AGRI 2323 Equine Management
This course covers current topics and trends in the horse industry. Basic principles of equine nutrition, reproduction, marketing, exercise physiology, health care, genetics, behavior and welfare.
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

AGRI 2333 Personal Leadership Development in Agriculture
This course focuses on how leaders identify key attributes of leadership and link them to their own unique vision, values, and personal strengths. (LAS)
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

AGRI 2422 Horse Management
This course includes management, care, and handling of horses for work and pleasure. (LAS)
(2 credit hours, 32 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

AGRI 2423 Precision Agriculture
Application of global positioning systems (GPS) and geographic information systems (GIS) in agriculture and natural resource management. Identification and delineation of locations and areas; collection, analysis, storage, and retrieval of site and time specific data for agriculture and natural resource management and monitoring.
Prerequisites: AGRI1314
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

AGRI 2573 Livestock Management
A study of modern production and management practices for beef cattle, swine, and sheep.
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)