2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

Precision Agriculture Minor, 24-25 hours

CIP: 019999

This minor consists of courses specifically designed to provide students with a broad exposure to the Agricultural and Geographic disciplines.

Several of the required and elective courses in this minor have a prerequisite of AGRI 03130 or BIOL 04112/ BIOL 04113 and CHEM 24112/ CHEM 24113 or CHEM 24114/ CHEM 24115. In addition, several of the elective courses have a prerequisite of GEOL 27110/ GEOL 27111 or GEOL 27114/ GEOL 27115 and/or MATH 17118. Students electing to take this minor should choose their Northwest Core science courses to satisfy these prerequisites.

Requirements

Required Courses

AGRI 03232Crop Production

3

AGRI 03234Fundamentals of Soil Science

4

AGRI 03440Introduction to Precision Agriculture

3

AGRI 03445Applied Research in Precision Agriculture

3

GEOG 32201Maps and Map Interpretation

3

GEOG 32207GPS Fundamentals

3

GEOG 32365Geographic Information Systems

3

Advisor Approved Electives

Choose 1 course:

AGRI 03292Introduction to Agricultural Pesticides

3

AGRI 03381Applied Entomology

3

AGRI 03434Weed Science: Ecology and Control

3

AGRI 03530Soil Formation and Classification

3

AGRI 03536Soil Fertility

3

AGRI 03582Plant Diseases

3

GEOG 32362Cartography

3

GEOG 32363Remote Sensing

3

GEOG 32465Introduction to Customized GIS

3

GEOG 32562Digital Cartography and Geovisualization

3

GEOG 32563Digital Image Processing

3

GEOG 32565Advanced Geographic Information Systems

3

GEOL 27340Introduction to Hydrogeology

3

GEOL 27360Environmental Geology

4

A three-hour advisor-approved elective may be substituted for Fundamentals of Soil Science (AGRI 03234), if Fundamentals of Soil Science is required in the student’s major.

NOTES: No courses may count for either a major in Geography or a major in Agricultural Science, Agronomy, Animal Science or Horticulture and this minor. Substitution of required courses should be made with courses listed under advisor approved electives. 

Consultation with an advisor is required to properly select electives for this minor. 

Total Credit Hours: 24-25