This Agroecology/Agronomy option is designed for students that are interested in further study dealing with crops and agronomy. Career opportunities include equipment and fertilizer companies, seed and chemical companies, and other companies dealing with the crop areas of agriculture. Encouraged are electives with the following prefixes: AGEC, AGRI, ANSC, CROP, ENTO, MOLB, and REWM.

Students must complete all program requirements, including approved electives, with a ā€œCā€ or better.

Freshman Year – Fall Semester

Class Credit Hours
AECL 1000 – Agroecology 4
AGRI 1000 – Issues in Agriculture 3
BIOL 1010 – General Biology I 4
ENGL 1010 – English Composition I 3
Approved Electives 3
Total Credit Hours: 17

Freshman Year – Spring Semester

Class Credit Hours
BIOL 2020 – General Biology II 4
MATH 1400 – College Algebra 4
Arts & Humanities 3
Constitutional Requirements 3
Physical Education Activity 1
Total Credit Hours: 15

Sophomore Year – Fall Semester

Class Credit Hours
AGEC 1010 – Agricultural Economics 3
CHEM 1000 – Intro to Chemistry 4
COMM 2010 – Public Speaking 3
STAT 2050 – Fundamentals of Statistics 4
*Approved Electives 3
Total Credit Hours: 17

Sophomore Year – Spring Semester

Class Credit Hours
CHEM 2300 – Introductory Organic Chemistry 4
SOIL 2010 – Introduction to Soils 4
Social & Cultural Awareness 3
*Approved Electives 3
Outcomes Assessment:
AGEC 2395 – Ag Capstone Project 2
Total Credit Hours: 16

*Approved Agroecology Electives

Take four (4) credits from the following two courses:

Class Credit Hours
ANSC 1010 – Intro to Animal Science 4
ENTO 1001 – Insect Biology 4
Take five (5) credits from any course at the 1000 or above level with the following prefixes: AGEC, AGRI, ANSC, CROP, ENTO, MOLB, SOIL or REWM