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2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook
Walters State Community College
   
 
  Oct 16, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook

Agriculture


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Students planning on transferring to a four-year college/university should determine as soon as possible the type of agriculture degree desired at the baccalaureate level. The courses listed below provide the student with core and prerequisite subject areas necessary to enroll in upper division courses in agriculture at senior institutions with degree programs in:

Agricultural Education
Animal Science
Food and Agricultural Business

Food Science and Technology
Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries
Plant and Soil Science

This program is designed for the student who does intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

Degree: Associate of Science

Emphasis: Agriculture

Recommended Full-Time Schedule


The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic advisor each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your advisor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.ws.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression include required Learning Support courses, completion of computer competency and your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .

2Students should consult a faculty advisor to determine appropriate course selections transferable to specific institutions.

Notes:

•Walters State students are required to meet computer competency during the first 30 hours of coursework. Students must take INFS 1010, BUSN 1360 or AGRM 2630/2631 or successfully complete a Computer Competency Exam. The Computer Competency exam does not provide course credit. Consult your advisor. See http://www.ws.edu/academics/technical-ed/computer-competency/ for additional information.

•Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

First Year


Fall Term (16 semester credit hours)


Second Year


Fall Term (14 semester credit hours)


Spring Term (14 semester credit hours)


Program Degree Requirements - A.S. Agriculture


General Education Requirements (41 hours)


Humanities and/or Fine Arts (9 hours)


Approved General Education Humanities Elective1  6 hrs.

Approved General Education Literature Elective1  3 hrs.

Behavioral/Social Sciences (6 hours)


Approved Behavioral/Social Science electives1 6 credits

Total Credit Hours 60


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