The plan listed below is designed to provide suggestions for sequencing your major courses, but there are also other ways to sequence most majors. This plan is meant to provide aid in early, provisional planning. Please consult with your academic advisor to make strategic academic decisions about which courses to take each semester.

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Sample Four Year Plan: Agricultural Science (BS) with Science Track

FALL - Semester 1

AGSC 108: Introduction to Agricultural Systems
Math (by placement)
BIOL 107: Introductory Biology I
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

SPRING - Semester 2

AGSC 110: Principles of Plant Agriculture
Math (by placement)
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

FALL - Semester 3

AGSC 215: Principles of Animal Agriculture
ECON 201: Principles of Microeconomics
CHEM 130: Chemical Principles I
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

SPRING - Semester 4

AGSC 260: Agricultural Markets and Products
CHEM 131: Chemical Principles II
Agriculture Science Learning Plan Elective
Agriculture Science Area of Specialization Elective
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

FALL - Semester 5

AGSC 420: Seminar in Agriculture
AGSC 314: Principles of Soil Science
CHEM 329: Organic Chemistry I
Agriculture Science Learning Plan Elective
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

SPRING - Semester 6

Agriculture Science Learning Plan Elective
Agriculture Science Area of Specialization Elective
Agriculture Science Area of Specialization Elective
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

FALL - Semester 7

AGSC 415: Ethical Issues in Sustainable Agriculture
AGSC 490: Agriculture Practicum I
Agriculture Science Learning Plan Elective
Agriculture Science Area of Specialization Elective
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

SPRING - Semester 8

AGSC 491: Agriculture Practicum II
Agriculture Science Learning Plan Elective
Agriculture Science Area of Specialization Elective
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

AGSC Learning Plan Elective course selections are made in consultation with advisors and course options include AGSC 180: Introduction to Equine Science, AGSC 122: Introductory Meat Science, AGSC 265: Reproductive Biology, AGSC 303: Food and Agricultural Marketing, AGSC 321: Animal Nutrition, AGSC 410: Soil Conservation and Management, and AGSC 414: Agricultural Policy among many others.

Department chair: please contact Jonathan Vieker with any updates to the plan above.

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major. The Office of the Registrar is responsible for certifying completion of degree requirements based on requirements specified in Truman's Official Catalog.

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