Aug 13, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2022-2023 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, 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.

Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

First Year


Fall Term (16 semester credit hours)


Spring Term (16 semester credit hours)


Second Year


Fall Term (14 semester credit hours)


  • (4 hrs.)
  • 1 Behavioral/Social Science General Education Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from the approved Walters State general education list)1

  • 1 Humanities/Fine Arts General Education Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from the approved Walters State general education list)1

  • 1 Natural Science lecutre with lab General Education Elective (3/1 hrs.) (Select from the approved Walters State general education list)1

Spring Term (14 semester credit hours)


1 English Literature General Education Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from the approved Walters State general education list)1
1 Natural Science lecture with lab General Educaiton Elective (3/1 hrs.) (Select from the approved Walters State general education list)1​ 
1 Humanities/Fine Arts General Education Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from the approved Walters State general education list)1
Approved Agriculture Elective(s) (4 hrs.)2

Program Degree Requirements - A.S. Agriculture


General Education Requirements (41 semester credit hours)


Humanities and/or Fine Arts (9 credit hours)


    Approved Humanities/Fine Arts General Education electives1  6 hours
    ​Approved English Literature General Education elective1  3 hours

History (6 credit hours)


    Approved History General Education electives1 6 hours

Behavioral/Social Sciences (6 credit hours)


    Approved Behavioral/Social Science General Education electives1 6 hours

Mathematics (3 credit hours)


    Approved Mathematics General Education elective1 3 hours

Natural Science (8 credit hours)


    Approved Natural Science lecture w/Lab General Education electives1 8 hours

Total Credit Hours 60


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