Agricultural Science and Technology B.A./B.S. - Industry Emphasis

The Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Agricultural Science and Technology is available with an emphasis in teacher certification, ornamental horticulture, or industry. The purpose the Agricultural Science and Technology B.A./B.S. with emphasis in Ornamental Horticulture is to prepare students for a variety of exciting careers. From golf courses to greenhouses, environmental agencies to major corporations, horticulturists with knowledge in ornamental plants, turf grasses, soils and landscape design are in high demand. This program will provide you with the knowledge to broadly serve retail centers and wholesale growers, small residential yards and commercial landscapes, “street” trees and backyard or green roof gardeners.

Core Curriculum Courses
See the Core Curriculum Requirements42
Required Courses in the major
AG 300Professional Agricultural Communications1
AG 335Wildlife Management I3
AG 392GLB/Appld Ethics US World Ag3
AG 400Seminar1
AEC 314Farm Management3
AGED 371Agricultural & Youth Leadershi3
AMC 315Agri Systms Technology Mgmt3
AMC 423Natural Resources Management3
Select one of the following sequences4
Introduction to Horticulture
   and Introduction to Horticulture Laboratory
Or
Introduction to Plant Science
   and Introduction to Plant Science Lab
PLS 309Soil Science3
PLS 329Soil Science Laboratory1
Advanced 300/400 level AEC Electives9
AMC/ANS/PLS Advanced 300/400 level electives9
Specialized Agricultural Tech
Community College courses in specialized agricultural tech32
Required support courses
Select one of the following sequences:
Survey of General Chemistry
   and Experimental Survey of General Chemistry: Laboratory Section
   and Survey of Organic and Biochemistry
   and Experimental Survey of Organic and Biochemistry: Laboratory Section
Or
General and Quantitative Chemistry I
   and General and Quantive Chemistry II
Or
General and Quantitative Chemistry I
   and Survey of Organic and Biochemistry
   and Experimental Survey of Organic and Biochemistry: Laboratory Section
Total Hours120
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This course can be used to fulfill the Core Curriculum Requirements.