Ag Science – BS (Business Track)

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 Business Track

FALL - Semester 1

TRU 110: Self and Society
AGSC 101: New Majors Seminar
Math (by placement)
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

SPRING - Semester 2

AGSC 260: Agricultural Markets and Products
AGSC 110: Principles of Plant Agriculture
Math (by placement)
BIOL 100: Biology
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

FALL - Semester 3

AGSC 215: Principles of Animal Agriculture
ECON 200 or ECON 201 (need both) [or ECON 205 to cover both]
CHEM 100: Chemistry for Contemporary Living
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

SPRING - Semester 4

ECON 200 or ECON 201 (need both) [or ECON 205 to cover both]
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
Agriculture Science Learning Plan Elective
Agriculture Science Area of Specialization Elective
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

SPRING - Semester 6

B.S. Requirement Course (ECON 3xx or STAT 3xx)
Agriculture Science Learning Plan 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

Business Track elective course options include many 3XX+ ECON courses, 2XX+ MATH courses, BSAD 352: Operations Management, BSAD 360: Marketing Research, STAT 375: ANOVA/Experimental Design, STAT 376: Nonparametric Statistics/Sampling, and STAT 378: Linear Regression/Time Series.

AGSC Learning Plan Elective course selections are made in consultation with advisors and course options include AGSC 180: Introduction to Equine Science, AGSC 342: Ag Entrepreneurship, ABSC 340: Futures and Options Markets, AGSC 350: Equine Business, AGSC 306: Beef Production, AGSC 321: Animal Nutrition, AGSC 410: Soil Conservation and Management, and AGSC 414: Agricultural Policy among many others.

Department chair: Please contact the Center for Academic Excellence with 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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