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 1
BIOL 1010 – General Biology 4
ENGL 1010 – English I: Composition 3
**Bio/Genetics Science Elective 4
Total Credit Hours: 16

Freshman Year – Spring Semester

Class Credit Hours
AGEC 1010 – Agricultural Economics I 3
BIOL 2020 – General Biology II 4
MATH 1400 – Pre-Calculus Algebra 4
Constitutional Requirements 3
Physical Education Activity 1
Total Credit Hours: 15

Sophmore Year – Fall Semester

Class Credit Hours
CHEM 1000 – Introductory Chemistry 4
CO/M 2010 – Public Speaking 3
STAT 2050 – Fundamentals of Statistics 4
Arts & Humanities 3
Total Credit Hours: 14

Sophmore Year – Spring Semester

Class Credit Hours
CHEM 2300 – Introductory Organic Chemistry 4
SOIL 2010 – Introduction to Soils 4
Social & Cultural Awareness 3
*Approved Ag Electives 2-3
AGEC 2395 – Outcomes Assessment: Ag Capstone Project 2
Total Credit Hours: 15-16

**Approved Bio/Genetics Science Electives

Class Credit Hours
ANSC 1010 – Introduction to Animal Science 4
ENTO 1001 – Insect Biology 4
SOIL 2200 – Applied Soils 3