General Agriculture (AGRI)

AGRI 1101  Learning in Global Context I  1 SCH  (2)  

A student success lab, designed to enhance the opportunity for success of first-year students. In-depth analysis and application, extended readings, internet assignments, class discussion, and consistent student interaction and feedback concerning course content.

AGRI 1102  Learning in Global Context II  1 SCH  (2)  

A continuation of AGRI 1101, designed to enhance the opportunity for success of first-year students. In-depth analysis and application, extended readings, internet assignments, class discussion, and consistent student interaction and feedback concerning course content. Prerequisite: C or better in AGRI 1101.

AGRI 1201  Agr and Human Sci Professions  2 SCH  (2)  

Designed to help the student define the role of Agriculture and Human Sciences in society. The students will increase their abilities in critical thinking, analysis and communication.

AGRI 2330  Intro to Systems Thinking  3 SCH  (3)  

A multi-disciplinary introduction to agriculture, agribusiness, and environmental science with emphasis on a systems approach to natural resource problem solving.

AGRI 2380  Emerging Leaders in Ag  3 SCH  (3)  

A basic introduction to leadership theories and practice with an emphasis on a strengths based leadership framework and the creation of a personal development plan for becoming a campus leader. Serves as entry course to leadership certificate program.

AGRI 3330  Decision Tools for Ag Systems  3 SCH  (3)  

A dynamic approach to understand different systems of interest with emphasis given to decision support systems (DSS) and how different types of models are used to aid in management decision making. Prerequisite: AGRI 2330.

AGRI 3372  Contemporary Issues (WI)  3 SCH  (3)  

Current issues that impact agriculture that include: world food supply/security; the human diet, cultural, economic, and political consideration; environmental concerns; food safety; animal rights/ welfare, genetic engineering, etc., are presented and discussed to provide students with practical and technical knowledge to prepare them for their careers.

AGRI 3995  Internship (WI)  1-9 SCH  (1-9)  

Supervised and planned work experience under college guidelines in an agriculture enterprise or agency setting. Practical application of knowledge and skills of major subject area without classroom consultation, but with formal evaluation. May be repeated for a maximum of nine semester hours toward degree; may not count toward minor. Prerequisite: written consent of adviser and dean.

AGRI 4171  Seminar  1 SCH  (1)  

A review of current literature on agricultural subjects. Assigned reading on selected topics with weekly conferences.

AGRI 4330  Systems Modeling Analysis  3 SCH  (3)  

A practical application of systems analysis and simulation within the context of agriculture, ecology, and natural resource management; emphasis placed on development, evaluation and use of simulation models by students. Prerequisite: ARGI 3330.

AGRI 4350  Collective Leadership in ANRHS  3 SCH  (3)  

Through case studies, reflective analysis, scenario learning and service learning, students will develop leadership skills in a systems thinking approach to issues in agriculture, natural resources, and human sciences, by application of knowledge in real world contexts. Students will acquire an understanding of the inextricable relationship among agriculture, natural resources, human sciences, and society. Prerequisite: senior standing.

AGRI 4380  Advancing Leaders in Ag  3 SCH  (3)  

A capstone exploration of the role of leadership and commitment to civic engagement with emphasis on the application of leadership development in order to become a socially responsible leader and an active, engaged citizen in agriculture. Prerequisite: AGRI 2380.