Course Descriptions

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
(AGLS)

101. (AGRI 1131, 1231) Modern Agricultural Systems and Renewable Natural Resources. (1-0). Credit 1. I, II

An introduction to modern agriculture and the natural, human and scientific resources upon which it depends. Freshman or sophomore classification.

105. Research in Agriculture and Life Sciences. (1-0). Credit 1.

An introduction to the research process as applied to agriculture, renewable natural resources and biological sciences. Prerequisite: Freshman classification, major in College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and approval of instructor.

125. Life Sciences Learning Community I. (1-0). Credit 1.

Development of personal and professional competencies in the life sciences: learning styles, leadership skills, appreciation for the arts; ethics in science, problem solving skills, experimental design, data gathering and interpretation, introduction to life sciences literature, critical analysis skills, and the connectivity between life science disciplines. May be taken two times for credit. Prerequisites: Freshman classification and approval of instructor.

201. (AGRI 1309) Computer Applications in Agriculture. (2-2). Credit 3. I, II, S

Fundamentals of programming of agriculturally oriented software and the application of agricultural software. Computer use in decision making and problem solving in agriculture. Prerequisite: MATH 102. Cross-listed with RENR 201.

225. Life Sciences Learning Community II. (1-0). Credit 1.

Continuation of the development of personal and professional competencies in the life sciences: ethics in science, problem solving skills, experimental design, data gathering and interpretation, examination of life sciences literature, critical analysis skills, and the connectivity between life science disciplines. May be taken two times for credit. Prerequisites: Freshman classification and approval of instructor.

289. Special Topics in… Credit 1 to 4.

Selected topics in an identified area of agriculture and life science. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Freshman or sophomore.

292. Cooperative Education in Agriculture. Credit 2. I, II, S

Educational work assignment by a student in the field of his or her career interest and course of study; supervision of the student by the cooperating employer and the instructor; a technical report, approved by the instructor, on a related subject area required. Prerequisite: Approval of the college coordinator of cooperative education.

301. College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Study Abroad. Credit 1 to 18.

For students in approved programs abroad. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: Admission to approved program and approval of academic dean.

392. Cooperative Education in Agriculture. Credit 2. I, II, S

Educational work assignment by a student in the field of his or her career interest and course of study. Supervision of the student by the cooperating employer and the instructor; a technical report, approved by the instructor, on a related subject area required. Prerequisite: AGLS 292.

489. Special Topics in… Credit 1 to 4.

Selected topics in an identified area of agricultural and life sciences.

492. Cooperative Education in Agriculture. Credit 2. I, II, S

Educational work assignment by a student in the field of his or her career interest and course of study; supervision of the student by the cooperating employer and the instructor; a technical report, approved by the instructor, on a related subject area required. Prerequisite: AGLS 392.