This degree will prepare students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university. The courses have been designed to transfer to the University of Wyoming College of Agriculture. Other colleges or universities may have other requirements and students should work with their EWC advisors to plan for other college requirements. This degree presents the student with four options: a General Agriculture option for those that are not sure in what specific area in agriculture they would like to major, an Agricultural Business option, an Agroecology/Agronomy option, and an Animal Science option.

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

Freshman Year – Fall Semester

Class Credit Hours
ENGL 1010 – English I: Composition 3
MATH 1400 – Pre-Calculus Algebra 4
AGRI 1000 – Issue in Agriculture 1
AECL 1000 – Agroecology 4
AGRI 1010 – Computers in Agriculture 3
Total Credit Hours: 15

Freshman Year – Spring Semester

Class Credit Hours
BIOL 1010 – General Biology I 4
Communication 2 3
Physical Education Activity 1
*Approved Electives 7
Total Credit Hours: 15

Sophmore Year – Fall Semester

Class Credit Hours
AGEC 1010 – Agricultural Economics 3
Constitutional Requirements 3
*Approved Electives 9
Total Credit Hours: 15

Sophmore Year – Spring Semester

Class Credit Hours
AGEC 2395 – Ag Capstone Project 2
STAT 2050 – Fundamentals of Statistics 4
Arts & Humanities 3
*Approved Electives 6
Total Credit Hours: 15

Students pursuing the Agroecology/Agronomy option must take the following courses as electives:

Class Credit Hours
SOIL 2200 – Applied Soils 3
CHEM 1000 – Introductory Chemistry 4
CHEM 2300 – Introductory Organic Chemistry 4
Total Credit Hours: 11

Students must take an additional 11 credit hours of approved Ag electives. Encouraged are electives with the following prefixes: AGEC, AGRI, AGTK, ANSC, CROP, ELTR, MCHT, REWM, and WELD. This 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.