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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

Agriculture (AA.AGR)

The Agriculture transfer curriculum is designed for those students who are planning to transfer to a university and earn the bachelor of science degree in Agriculture.

This program follows Math Pathway #3. Math requirements for a specific major may vary from one institution to another. Please consult with an academic counselor or academic advisor to confirm the pathway that is applicable to your major and transfer institution.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
ENG-120
Composition I

ENG-120
Composition I

Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


Course Outline

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3.0
BIO-100
Bio Science I

BIO-100
Bio Science I

This course provides an introduction to the fundamental processes and structures common to all living things along with their applications to society.


Course Outline

4.0
MAT-130
College Algebra

MAT-130
College Algebra

Review of the real number system, radicals, equations, and exponents, relations and functions, logarithms, complex numbers, polynomials, and theory of equations. A graphing calculator is required. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendation.


Course Outline

*
3.0
AGR-206
Intro/Animal Science

AGR-206
Intro/Animal Science

Focuses on a study of beef, swine, sheep, poultry, and horses; and the scientific factors affecting nutrition, selection and genetics, products, environment, and physiology.

Course Outline

4.0
PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

Focuses on psychology as a science, introducing concepts and research in a variety of subfields, including neuroscience, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning and memory, cognition, motivation and emotion, development, personality, disorders and therapy, and social psychology.

Course Outline

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Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)

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Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

17.0
Second Semester
ENG-121
Composition II

ENG-121
Composition II

Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


Course Outline

*
3.0
MAT-210
Finite Mathematics

MAT-210
Finite Mathematics

An introduction to Finite Mathematics, matrices, linear systems of equations and inequalities, linear programming, counting theory and probability.


Course Outline

* OR
MAT-211
Math Analysis

MAT-211
Math Analysis

This course covers mathematical analysis of polynomial calculus with applications to business and social sciences. It includes the mathematics of finance, techniques and applications of differentiation & integration, optimization theory and area. Graphing calculator required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendation.



Course Outline

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3.0
AGR-205
Intro/Soil Science

AGR-205
Intro/Soil Science

Application of the basics in the physical, chemical, and biological aspects in soils. Soils of Illinois and Indiana are emphasized along with concepts of fertility, conservation, and field descriptions.

Course Outline

4.0
ECO-231
Principles of Econ I (Macro)

ECO-231
Principles of Econ I (Macro)

Focuses on the nature and method of economics, basic supply and demand analysis, national income accounting, business cycles, inflation and unemployment, fiscal policy, money and banking, and monetary policy.

Course Outline

3.0
HIS-252
West Civil/1660-Present

HIS-252
West Civil/1660-Present

Survey of Western Civilization with topics including absolutism, the rise of modern science, the French Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, the Age of Ideology, Imperialism, the Russian Revolutions, World War I, the Rise of Totalitarianism, World War II and the Contemporary Age.

Course Outline

OR
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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAIH)

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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAIH)

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

16.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester
Hours
SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.

Course Outline

3.0
CHM-120
Gen, Organic & Biochemistry I

CHM-120
Gen, Organic & Biochemistry I

Fundamentals of inorganic chemistry including history, atomic theory, bonding, stoichiometry, gases, solids, solutions, chemical equilibria, acids, bases, salts, pH, and electrochemistry.

Course Outline

OR
CHM-150
General Chemistry I

CHM-150
General Chemistry I

General principles of chemistry for students majoring in chemistry, engineering or science professions. Topics include atomic theory, bonding, stoichiometry, gas laws and thermochemistry.


Course Outline

*
4.0
AGR-207
Intro/Ag Economics

AGR-207
Intro/Ag Economics

Principles of economics applied to problems in agriculture, marketing of agricultural products, agricultural policy, and the role of agriculture in the U.S. and world economies.

Course Outline

4.0
HIS-153
History/Culture of Third World

HIS-153
History/Culture of Third World

The course will introduce the student to history and culture in the third world from ancient civilizations to the modern era. This course will focus upon broad themes in history and culture and will examine those themes in each major historical era.

Course Outline

OR
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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H)

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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H)

No Description Available
3.0
AGR-208
Intro/Ag Mechanization

AGR-208
Intro/Ag Mechanization

Study of problems and laboratory exercises pointing to present and potential engineering applications in agriculture are presented. Emphasis is placed on farm power and machinery, soil and water control, electricity, and structures.

Course Outline

OR
HRT-201
Introduction to Horticulture

HRT-201
Introduction to Horticulture

A study and introduction to the principles and practices involved in the development, production, and use of horticultural crops (fruits, vegetables, greenhouse, turf, nursery, floral, and landscape). Course will include a broad overview of the green industry including propagation, production and design.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

17.0
Second Semester
CHM-121
Gen, Organic & Biochemistry II

CHM-121
Gen, Organic & Biochemistry II

Study of organic and biological chemistry for students in allied health programs, agriculture, forestry, and other majors with comparable requirements.


Course Outline

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CHM-151
General Chemistry II

CHM-151
General Chemistry II

Continuation of the General principles of chemistry for students majoring in chemistry, engineering or science professions. Topics include solids/liquids, solutions, kinetics, equilibrium, thermodynamics and electrochemistry.


Course Outline

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4.0
ART-250
Understanding Art

ART-250
Understanding Art

A survey of the visual arts from Ancient to contemporary times, an understanding the major cultural and historical relationships to the art forms.

Course Outline

OR
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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H)

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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H)

No Description Available
3.0
POS-160
American National Government

POS-160
American National Government

The fundamental principles of the American Government are summarized. Such topics as federalism, civil liberties, citizenship, parties and elections, the Presidency, Congress, Judiciary, and national policies and politics are discussed within the framework of the American Constitutional system.

Course Outline

* OR
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Social/Behavior Science (IAI S)

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Social/Behavior Science (IAI S)

No Description Available
3.0
AGR-204
Prin/Field Crop Science

AGR-204
Prin/Field Crop Science

Designed to develop a working and scientific knowledge of modern crop production as a germination, growth, reproduction, tillage, and weed control of agricultural field crops. Emphasis is also placed on fertility, diseases and insects.

Course Outline

4.0

Semester Totals

14.0

Total Program Hours

64.0
 

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