2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

Agronomy Major, 36 hours: B.S.—Minor Required OR Collateral Field

CIP: 011102

The agronomy curriculum provides fundamental training in crop and soil science. Students choosing to major in agronomy will be prepared to serve in crop consulting, environmental protection, land management, soil conservation, seed, fertilizer, agricultural chemical sales and technical support or related areas.

Requirements

The Northwest Core (48-52 hours)

Must include the following:

AGRI 03130Plant Science

4

 

CHEM 24112General Chemistry

3

CHEM 24113General Chemistry Laboratory

1

OR

CHEM 24114General Chemistry I

3

CHEM 24115General Chemistry I Laboratory

1

 

MATH 17118College Algebra

3

Required Courses

AGRI 03232Crop Production

3

AGRI 03234Fundamentals of Soil Science

4

AGRI 03296Seminar

1

AGRI 03330Forage Crop Science

3

AGRI 03336Crop Physiology

3

AGRI 03381Applied Entomology

3

AGRI 03432Soil and Water Conservation

3

AGRI 03440Introduction to Precision Agriculture

3

 

AGRI 03530Soil Formation and Classification

3

OR

AGRI 03543Soil Chemistry: Environmental Quality and Plant Nutrition

3

 

AGRI 03534Plant Breeding

3

 

AGRI 03434Weed Science: Ecology and Control

3

OR

AGRI 03582Plant Diseases

3

 

AGRI 03536Soil Fertility

3

Advisor-approved electives in agriculture

1

Total Credit Hours:36

Collateral Field Courses

(if no minor is selected)

BIOL 04112General Botany

3

BIOL 04113General Botany Laboratory

1

OR

BIOL 04140General Microbiology

4

 

BIOL 04350Genetics

4

OR

BIOL 04376Basic Ecology

4

 

MATH 17114General Statistics

3

 

GEOL 27360Environmental Geology

4

OR

GEOG 32365Geographic Information Systems

3

 

CHEM 24242Organic Chemistry

3

CHEM 24243Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1

OR

CHEM 24342Organic Chemistry I

3

CHEM 24343Organic Chemistry I Laboratory

2

 

ENGL 10315Writing for the Professions

3

Total Credit Hours:21-23

BIOL 04112, MATH 17114: Cannot be used to fulfill any Northwest Core requirement.

NOTE: Grade Requirement: Students may have no more than seven hours of “D” in courses required by this major.