Agronomy Course Descriptions

AGG 2004 Introduction to Agricultural Science (1)
This course has been designed to create an awareness, provide introductory experiences, and develop an understanding of all areas of Agricultural Sciences, Agribusiness, Animal Science, Entomology and Structural Pest Control, Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design, Agronomy, Food Science, and Agricultural Education.

BOT 1010C Elementary Botany (3)
Introductory lecture about the importance, structure and function of plants and the role that plants play in the environment.

Laboratory in Elementary Botany (1)
Introductory laboratory about the structure and function of plants and the role that plants play in the environment.

ENY 3004 General Entomology (4)
Basic course covering major groups of insects, their external morphology, life histories, ecology, and importance.

HOS 3010C Horticultural Science (3)
Prereq: BOT 1010C. Scientific concepts on which horticulture is based, including biology techniques and industry. Pruning, propagation, plant classification, and pest control are studied.

SWS 3022 Nature and Properties of Soils (4)
Prereq: CHM 1045. Fundamental principles of soil science: origin, formation composition, and classification of soils and their properties as related to growth of higher plants.

AGR 3210 Field Crops Science (3)
Background materials. Concepts, theories, principles, and practices of field crop production. Lecture/Lab.

BOT 3504C Plant Pathology (4)
Introduction to the study of plant diseases, the principles of disease development and the agents that cause plant disease. Information of disease diagnosis and control will also be stressed.

BOT 3503C Plant Physiology
Introduction to plant physiology, and the way in which a plant functions based on biochemical pathways. Also, how plants adapt to their environment will be stressed.

AGG 4935 Agricultural Senior Seminar (1)
Required for all seniors in any Agricultural Science curriculum. Presentation of professional seminars will be stressed and students will be required to present one seminar. Guest seminars will be presented when possible.

AGR 4512 Plant Ecology (3)
Environment conditions controlling plan growth; nature's principles and methods of regarding the processes of plant succession and stabilization. Lecture/Lab.

AGR 3232C Pasture and Range Management (3)
Establishment of permanent pastures their fertilization and management; temporary and rotation pastures. Lectures/Lab.