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Division of Agricultural Sciences


The Division of Agricultural Sciences offers three academic degree programs leading to Bachelor of Science degrees in agricultural economics, agricultural sciences, and urban forestry. The degree program in agricultural economics offers concentrations in agricultural economics and agribusiness. The agricultural sciences degree program offers concentrations in animal science and plant and soil sciences. Flexibility in the curricula of the degree programs permits students to complete an individually tailored program worked out in consultation with their advisors. The division has outdoor and indoor laboratory facilities for supporting instructional and research activities.

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

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


Division of Family and Consumer Sciences

The Division of Family and Consumer Sciences offers a Bachelor of Science degree in family and consumer sciences with areas of concentration in apparel merchandising and textiles, child development, dietetics, and food science and management. The mission of the Division is to improve the wellbeing of individuals, families, and communities through quality teaching; scholarly activity that is relevant to the needs of the state's citizenry; and outreach locally, nationally, and globally. The Division uses an integrative approach to teaching, research, and service to accomplish its mission.

Division of Family and Consumer Sciences Core Courses

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.