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Agriculture - AA

Agriculture, Business, Computers and Technology

Contact: Benjamin WILLIAMS (620)665-3482
Department Co-Chair: Jillene CUNNINGHAM (620)665-3479
Department Co-Chair: Cynthia RAPP (620)665-3384

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Total Credit Hours

This degree requires 66 credit hours.


Course Title Credits
AG101 Agriculture Orientation 1

The historical development of modern-day U.S. agriculture, projected trends with implications for the future; orientation to the curriculum, faculty and programs; appreciation of the basic sciences in professional agriculture.

AG103 Principles of Animal Science 3

Basic principles which apply to the broad field of animal agriculture; survey of the industry; types, purposes and products of livestock; principles of breeding, selection, nutrition, lactation, reproduction, management and marketing.

AG104 Plant Science 4

Principles of production of economic plants, including morphology, taxonomy, physiology, ecology, propagation, preservation, storage and utilization.

AG105 Principles of Agricultural Economics 3

Economic principles and their application to the solution of problems encountered in the operation of farms and agri-business firms as well as problems of the agricultural industry in its relationship to other sectors of the economy.

AG106 Animal Evaluation I 1

Evaluation of breeding livestock along with any appropriate performance data and market livestock data including a comparison of live animals and the resulting carcass.

AG201 Soils 4

Chemical, physical and biological properties of soils; their formation, fertility and management.

AG202 Fundamentals of Nutrition 3

Elementary principles of comparative nutrition of farm animals.
Pre-Reqs: CH101 General Chemistry, or CH105 Chemistry I

AG203 Principles of Feeding 3

Guidelines for feeding beef cattle, sheep and swine; feed stuff evaluation; nutrient requirements; ration formulation and practical feeding problems.

AG204 Range Management 3

Fundamental ecological principles of production, conservation and utilization of grasslands; applications of principles to range management practices.

EC100 Macroeconomics 3

Basic facts, principles and problems of economics: determination of supply, demand and price level; the monetary and banking system, inflation and growth; the stock market and principles of economic development; other economic systems.

ED105 Success Seminar/College Orientation 1

Experiences designed to help with the transition into college life; exploration of essential techniques for success as a college student.

EN101 English Composition IA 3

Essentials of composition. Emphasis is placed on practice in writing expository paragraphs and themes and in using the techniques of research. Selected readings for models and criticism are used.
Pre-Reqs: HS GPA over 3.0, or ACT English Score of 20 or above, or Accuplacer NG Writing Score of 255 or Above

EN102 English Composition II 3

Development of critical reading and writing skills, through the exploration of literary texts in thematic units, with additional emphasis on research and persuasive writing.
Pre-Reqs: EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher

FM115 Microcomputers in Agriculture I 3

Microcomputer applications for agriculture including hardware, software, system software, word processing, spreadsheets and specific agriculture programs.

SH101 Public Speaking 3

Principles and practices of oral communication that will help the student develop skills in communication and acquire an understanding of oral communication as a vital human skill and activity.

Biology Options 4
Course Title Credits
BI101 General Biology 4.00-4.00

BI104 Biology I 5.00-5.00

Chemistry Options 5
Course Title Credits
CH101 General Chemistry 5.00-5.00

CH105 Chemistry I 5.00-5.00

Humanities Options 9
Course Title Credits
AR101 Art Appreciation 3.00-3.00

AR104 Art History: Paleolithic to Medieval 3.00-3.00

AR105 Art History: Renaissance to Modern 3.00-3.00

AR106 Art Education 3.00-3.00

EN120 Children's Literature 3.00-3.00

EN121 World Mythology 3.00-3.00

EN201 Introduction to Literature 3.00-3.00

EN202 British Literature I 3.00-3.00

EN203 British Literature II 3.00-3.00

EN204 American Literature I 3.00-3.00

EN205 American Literature II 3.00-3.00

EN206 Contemporary Literature 3.00-3.00

EN207 Introduction to Shakespeare 3.00-3.00

EN214 Introduction to Cultural Studies: Fairy Tales 3.00-3.00

EN215 Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society 3.00-3.00

EN216 Vampires in Literature and Film 3.00-3.00

HI101 American History 1492-1865 3.00-3.00

HI102 American History 1865-Present 3.00-3.00

HI103 World History to 1600 3.00-3.00

HI104 World History since 1600 3.00-3.00

HI105 European History 1500-1815 3.00-3.00

HI106 European History 1815-Present 3.00-3.00

HI115 History of Ancient Rome 3.00-3.00

HI116 History of Medieval Civilization 3.00-3.00

HI122 Film History of World War II 3.00-3.00

HI201 Topics in History 3.00-3.00

IT101 Italian I 5.00-5.00

MU101 Music Appreciation 3.00-3.00

MU106 Music Theory I 3.00-3.00

MU107 Music Theory II 3.00-3.00

MU127 Introduction To Jazz/Jazz Rock 3.00-3.00

MU206 Music Theory III 3.00-3.00

MU207 Music Theory IV 3.00-3.00

MU208 History of Art Music of the Western World 3.00-3.00

PL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3.00-3.00

PL103 Introductory Logic 3.00-3.00

PL104 Ethics 3.00-3.00

PL105 Death and Dying 3.00-3.00

SP101 Elementary Spanish I 5.00-5.00

SP102 Elementary Spanish II 5.00-5.00

SP105 Elementary Spanish III 5.00-5.00

TH115 Theatre Appreciation 3.00-3.00

Mathematics Options 3
Course Title Credits
MA106 College Algebra 3.00-3.00

MA107 Plane Trigonometry 3.00-3.00

MA108 Elements of Statistics 3.00-3.00

MA109 PreCalculus Mathematics 5.00-5.00

MA110 Calculus 3.00-3.00

MA111 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00-5.00

MA112H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00-5.00

MA113 Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5.00-5.00

MA114H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5.00-5.00

MA201 Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5.00-5.00

MA202H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5.00-5.00

Necessary Skills Options 1
Course Title Credits
AR110 Drawing I 3.00-3.00

BU105 Introduction to Business 3.00-3.00

BU107 Personal Finance 3.00-3.00

BU118 Introduction to Leadership 3.00-3.00

BU120 Job Search/Retention 1.00-1.00

BU121 Customer Service/Professional Image 3.00-3.00

CC105 Infant and Toddler Development 3.00-3.00

ED105 Success Seminar/College Orientation 1.00-1.00

ED105H Honors Success Seminar/College Orientation 1.00-1.00

ED110 Career Decision Making 1.00-1.00

ED115 College Orientation and Career Exploration 2.00-2.00

ED126 Psychology of Happiness 2.00-2.00

ED201 Introduction to Education 3.00-3.00

ED201L Introduction to Education Practicum 1.00-1.00

HE202 Nutrition 3.00-3.00

HR105 Medical Terminology 3.00-3.00

IS100 Cybersecurity Application 3.00-3.00

IS103 Microcomputer Literacy 2.00-2.00

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3.00-3.00

IS105 Advanced Microcomputer Applications 3.00-3.00

IS135 Essentials of Web Interaction 2.00-2.00

IS137 Website Ethics and Security 3.00-3.00

JL101 Introduction to Mass Communications 3.00-3.00

LE101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3.00-3.00

PE105 Personal and Community Health 3.00-3.00

PE106 First Aid and CPR 2.00-2.00

PE122 Rhythms I 2.00-2.00

PE123 Rhythms II 2.00-2.00

PE124 Aquatic Fitness 1.00-1.00

PE126 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts I 1.00-1.00

PE127 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts II 1.00-1.00

PE130 Beginning Bowling 1.00-1.00

PE131 Advanced Bowling 1.00-1.00

PE140 Badminton/Tennis 1.00-1.00

PE141 Volleyball/Slow Pitch Softball 1.00-1.00

PE145 Golf 1.00-1.00

PE149 Handball and Racquetball 1.00-1.00

PE151 Social Dance-Beginning 1.00-1.00

PE156 Aerobic Dance 1.00-1.00

PE173 Fitness for Life 1.00-1.00

PE178 Yoga I 1.00-1.00

PE185 Introduction to Exercise Science 3.00-3.00

PE186 Aerobic Fitness I 1.00-1.00

PE187 Aerobic Fitness II 1.00-1.00

PE188 Aerobic Fitness III 1.00-1.00

PE189 Aerobic Fitness IV 1.00-1.00

RE106 Introduction to World Religions 3.00-3.00

SH122 Voice and Diction 3.00-3.00

SH210 Interpersonal Communication 3.00-3.00

SH220 Persuasive Communication 3.00-3.00

SH225 Argumentation and Advocacy 3.00-3.00

SO103 Stress Management 1.00-1.00

SO104 Assertiveness Training 2.00-2.00

TH118 Stagecraft 3.00-3.00

TH121 Advanced Acting 3.00-3.00

TH122 Voice and Diction 3.00-3.00

TH123 Theatre Practicum I 1.00-1.00

TR120 Work Ethics 3.00-3.00

PS100 General Psychology OR SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3
Course Title Credits
PS100 General Psychology 3.00-3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00-3.00

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