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Agricultural Sciences

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Begin Date: Summer Session 2007
End Date: Spring Semester 2010

Agricultural Systems Management - ARCHIVE

University Park, College of Agricultural Sciences (A S M)

PROFESSOR PAUL HEINEMANN, Program Coordinator

Career opportunities for the Agricultural Systems Management graduates exist in the production and management phases of agricultural enterprises. Graduates are employed as sales and field representatives, financial and technical consultants, and technical service or production personnel. Employment opportunities exist in the management and application of technology to power and machinery systems, soil and water systems, food production and processing systems, and agricultural structures and environmental systems.

This is an applied major that combines the study of agricultural sciences, engineering technology, natural resources, business, and management systems. The program is administered through the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, which offers a series of courses to provide the technical background for the graduate. Basic study is emphasized in the agricultural and business management sciences, along with the application of the technical results of engineering research, design, and manufacturing. Graduates of this major apply their technology/management training to the diverse areas of food and fiber production, food processing, and management of land and water resources.

For the B.S. degree in Agricultural Systems Management, a minimum of 123 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(30 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in this bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR course selection)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERCULTURAL CULTURES:
(Included in GENERAL EDUCATION course selection or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 108 credits
(This includes 30 credits of General Education courses: 9 credits of GN courses; 6 credits of GQ courses; 6 credits of GS courses; 9 credits of GWS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (76 credits)
ACCTG 211(4), CAS 100A GWS(3), CHEM 110 GN(3), CHEM 111 GN(1), ECON 004 GS(3), EDSGN 100(3))[1], ENGL 015 GWS(3), MATH 110 GQ(4)[1], PHYS 250 GN(4)[1] (Sem: 1-2)
A S M 221(3)[1], AG BM 106(3)[1], AG BM 220(3)[1], AN SC 201(4), SOILS 101 GN(3), STAT 200 GQ(4) (Sem: 3-4)
A S M 310(3)[1], A S M 327(3)[1], A S M 391 GWS(2), A S M 422(3), A S M 425(3), SCM 404(3) (Sem: 5-6)
A S M 392 GWS(2), A S M 428(3), A S M 429W(3), AG BM 407(3) (Sem: 7-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (14 credits)
Select 1 credit of First-Year Seminar (Sem: 1-2)
AG BM 101 GS(3) or ECON 002 GS(3) (Sem: 3-4)
AG 301W(3) or B LAW 243(3) (Sem: 3-4)
BIOL 110 GN(4)[1] or BIOL 011 GN(3)[1] and BIOL 012 GN(1)[1] (Sem: 3-4)
AGRO 028(3) or HORT 101(3) (Sem: 5-6)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (18 credits)
Select 3 credits in A S M from department list (Sem: 5-8)
Select 6 credits in agriculture/biology from department list (Sem: 5-8)
Select 6 credits in business management from department list (Sem: 7-8)
Select 3 credits of a supporting course from department list (Sem: 5-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 2007

Blue Sheet Item #: 35-01-001

Review Date: 6/9/08

UCA Revision #1: 8/2/06
UCA Revision #2: 7/26/07

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