Bachelor of Science, Major in Interdisciplinary Agriculture
This program is designed to meet the needs of students desiring a program of study in agricultural production management, agricultural education, extension education, or any of several other fields of study. The program allows for the selection of a minor in special interest areas such as chemistry, biology, business, environmental science, secondary education, or computer science. Specified course requirements for the major are structured to meet the specific needs of an individual student with the approval of the faculty advisor.
|Bachelor of Science, Major in Interdisciplinary Agriculture|
|Component Area I (Communication)||6|
|Component Area II (Mathematics) 1||3|
|Component Area III (Life and Physical Science) 2||8|
|Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)||3|
|Component Area V (Creative Arts) 3||3|
|Component Area VI (U.S. History)||6|
|Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)||6|
|Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences) 4||3|
|Component Area IX (Component Area Option)||4|
|Degree Specific Requirements|
|AGRI 1309||Computers in Agriculture (or approved substitute)||3|
|or CSTE 1330||Introduction to Computers|
|CHEM 1406||Inorganic & Envir Chemistry 2||4|
|MATH 1314||Pre Calculus Algebra 1||3|
|or MATH 1332||College Mathematics|
|MATH 1342||Elementary Statistics||3|
|AGBU 2317||Principles of Agri Economics||3|
|ACOM 3360||Communication Skills for Agriculturists||3|
|AGBU 2389||Agribusiness Financl Analysis||3|
|or AGBU 3361||Agribusiness Org & Mgt|
|AGET 2303||Intro to Ag Engineering Tech||3|
|AGRI 1131||Intro to Pro Leadership Skills||1|
|AGRI 4120||Professional Career Skills||1|
|AGRI 4388||Prin of Ag Leadership/Comm Dev||3|
|ANSC 1119||Animal Science Laboratory||1|
|ANSC 1319||Animal Science||3|
|ANSC 3373||Animal Nutrition||3|
|PLSC 1107||Plant Science Laboratory||1|
|PLSC 1307||Plant Science||3|
|PLSC 3440||Soil Science||4|
|AGRI, AGBU, ACOM, AGET, AGED, ANSC, EQSC, PLSC or WMGT Elective||3|
|AGRI, AGBU, ACOM, AGET, AGED, ANSC, EQSC, PLSC or WMGT Electives (Advanced)||19|
|Minor (If Required)|
CHEM 1406 satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area III (Life and Physical Science) and the degree specific requirement.
PLSC 2399 recommended.
ANSC 2360 recommended.
|AGRI 1131||1||Component Area III||4|
& ANSC 1119
|ENGL 13011||3||ENGL 13021||3|
|HIST 13012||3||HIST 13022||3|
|MATH 1314 or 13323||3||PLSC 1307|
& PLSC 1107
|Component Area V4||3||Component Area VIII6||3|
|AGBU 2317||3||AGRI, AGBU, ACOM, AGED, AGET, ANSC, EQSC, PLSC, OR WMGT Elective||3|
|AGRI 1309 or CSTE 1330||3||CHEM 14067||4|
|POLS 23055||3||POLS 23065||3|
|Component Area IV||3||Component Area IX||3|
|ACOM 3360||3||Component Area IX||1|
|AGBU 2389 or 3361||3||AGRI, AGBU, ACOM, AGED, AGET, ANSC, EQSC, PLSC, OR WMGT Advanced Elective||3|
|AGRI, AGBU, ACOM, AGED, AGET, ANSC, EQSC, PLSC, OR WMGT Advanced Elective||3||ANSC 3373||3|
|AGRI 4120||1||AGRI 4388||3|
|AGRI, AGBU, ACOM, AGED, AGET, ANSC, EQSC, PLSC, OR WMGT Advanced Electives||7||AGRI, AGBU, ACOM, AGED, AGET, ANSC, EQSC, PLSC, OR WMGT Advanced Electives||6|
|PLSC 3440||4||Minor (Advanced)||6|
|Total Hours: 120|
Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area I (Communications).
Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VI (U.S. History).
Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area II (Mathematics).
PLSC 2399 recommended.
Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VII (Political Science/Government).
ANSC 2360 recommended.
Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area III (Life and Physical Science).
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) marketable skills initiative is part of the state’s 60x30TX plan and was designed to help students articulate their skills to employers. Marketable skills are those skills valued by employers and/or graduate programs that can be applied in a variety of work or education settings and may include interpersonal, cognitive, and applied skill areas.
The BS in Interdisciplinary Agriculture is designed to provide graduates with the following marketable skills:
- Apply independent and team-working skills to accomplish objectives and meet deadlines in a variety of agricultural enterprises.
- Demonstrate a work ethic and soft skills that are desirable of an employee.
- Analyze situational aspects and engage in critical thinking skills to formulate and implement problem-solving techniques in agricultural enterprises.
- Organize human, physical, and financial resources.
- Understand the importance and use of technology found in the agricultural and related industries for real-world problem solving.