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Introduction to Agricultural Science AG 1111, 1112

Grade Levels: 09 Course Length: 2 Semesters Credits: 05 per semester Recommended: This course can be used to meet CTE or Elective Credit requirements Prerequisites: Freshman enrollment

Introduction to Agriculture is a yearlong course that is highly recommended as a prerequisite and foundation for all other agricultural classes. The nature of this course is to provide students with an introduction to careers and the fundamentals of agricultural science and business. Areas to be covered include: agricultural literacy, its importance and career opportunities, plant and soil science, environmental science, horticulture, agricultural biotechnology, agricultural science and business tools and equipment, basic principles of and employability in the agricultural/horticultural industry, basic agribusiness principles and skills, developing leadership skills in agriculture, and supervised experience in agriculture/horticulture purposes and procedures. Instruction includes not only agriculture education standards but many academic standards are included through the use of hands on problem-solving individual and team activities.



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