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College Requirements

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission to the college is open to students who have successfully completed the required credit hours within the Junior Division with a minimum grade point average of 2.00.

Transfer students from other degree-granting areas of the University, and transfer students from other approved accredited colleges and universities are accepted under similar conditions.


DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

To be awarded a degree in the College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences, students must successfully complete an approved program of study with the prescribed credit hours and an academic average as specified in the respective curricula. Students must complete a comprehensive examination with a passing score during the senior year in the chosen curricula and satisfactorily complete all other required examinations and appropriate community service requirements.


UNIVERSITY CORE COURSES 

English

9 credits

Mathematics

6 credits

History

6 credits

Social Sciences

6 credits

Natural Sciences

10 credits

Arts

3 credits

Humanities Elective

3 credits

Health/Physical Education

2 credits

Freshman Seminar

2 credits

 

See University requirements for African American Experience and Community Service.

 

COLLEGE CORE COURSES

Course

No.

Cr.

Information Technology
or Computer Science equivalent

AGTC 220

3

Biometrics/Statistics or equivalent

ANSC 230

3

 

Division of Agricultural Sciences Core Courses

Course

No.

Cr.

Orientation to Agricultural Science

PLSS 110

2

Plant Science

PLSS 210

3

Applied Economic Principles

AGEC 212

3

Animal Science

ANSC 121

3

 

Division of Family and Consumer Sciences Degree Requirements
B.S. in Family and Consumer Sciences

Course

No.

Cr.

Orientation to Family and Consumer Sciences

FAML 140

 

2

Family and Consumer Science Perspectives

FAML 481

2

Family Relationships

FAML 490

 

3

 

In addition to these courses, students must complete the subject matter core concentrations to include approved elective courses.