Agronomy Undergraduate Courses

Major in Agronomy The major in Agronomy is designed to prepare students for careers as soil scientists, soil conservationists, and plant scientists with government and private agencies that require personnel having knowledge and expertise with soils and agronomic crops.

Freshman Year

Course Name Credit Hours
ENC 1101 Freshman Communicative Skills I

3

Humanities Elective

3

AMH 2020 U.S. History

3

AGG 2004 Intro to Agri. Science

1

MAC 1104 College Algebra

3

BSC 1010, 1010L General Biology

4

ENC 1102 Freshman Communicative Skills II

3

AMH 2091 African American History

3

MAC 1114 Algebraic & Trig. Functions

3

BSC 1011, 1011L General Biology I

4

TOTAL CREDITS

30

Sophomore Year

Course Name Credit Hours
Humanities Elective

3

CHM 1045, 1045L General Chemistry I

4

PHY 2053 College Physics

4

CHM 1046, 1046L General Chemistry II

4

ECO 2023 Principles of Economics I

3

PSY 2012 Introduction to Psychology

3

Approved Computer Applications Elective

3

BOT 1010C Elementary Botany

4

TOTAL CREDITS

28

Junior Year

Course Name Credit Hours
ENY 3004 General Entomology

4

HOS 3010C Horticultural Science

3

PCB 3063 Principles of Genetics

4

CHM 2210, 2210L Organic Chemistry I

4

CHM 2211, 2211L Organic Chemistry II or
CHM 3120, 3120L Quantitative Analysis

4

SWS 3022 Nature and Properties of Soils

4

AGR 3210 Field Crops Science

3

BOT 3504C Plant Pathology

4

TOTAL CREDITS

30

Senior Year

Course Name Credit Hours
BOT 3503C Plant Physiology

4

AGG 4935 Agri. Senior Seminar

1

AGR 4512 Plant Ecology

3

AGR 3232C Pasture and Range Management

3

ENC 3243 Technical Writing

3

STA 2023 Introduction to Probability and Statistics I

3

SWS 3211C Soil and Water Conservation

3

SWS 4732C Soil Survey

3

SWS 4131C Soil Fertility and Fertilizers

3

Elective

3

Soil and Plant Analysis

3

TOTAL CREDITS

32

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

120