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Animal Science I AA212X0A
This course focuses on the basic scientific principles and processes that are involved in animal physiology, breeding, nutrition, and care in preparation for an animal science career major. Topics include animal diseases, introduction to animal science, animal nutrition, animal science issues, career opportunities, and animal evaluation. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Supervised Agriculture Experiences, FFA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Animal Science II AA222X0A
This course includes more advanced scientific principles and communication skills and includes animal waste management, animal science economics, decision making, global concerns in the industry, genetics, and breeding. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced in this class. Supervised Agriculture Experiences, FFA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: AA212X0A - Animal Science I
Animal Science II - Small Animal AA232X0A
This course provides instruction on animal science topics related to small animals that are served by a veterinarian. Content related to the breeding, grooming, care and marketing of animals that fit into this category are taught in this course. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced in this class. Supervised Agriculture Experiences, FFA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: AA212X0A - Animal Science I
Equine Science I AA312X0
This course focuses on the basic scientific principles and processes related to equine physiology, breeding, nutrition, and care in preparation for a career in the equine industry. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course are apprenticeship, cooperative education, mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, job shadowing, and supervised agricultural experience. FFA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Equine Science II AA322X0
The course focuses on more advanced applications of feeding, breeding, and management practices involved in the horse industry. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course are apprenticeship, cooperative education, entrepreneurship, internship, mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, job shadowing, and supervised agricultural experience. FFA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: AA312X0 - Equine Science I
Environmental & Natural Resources I AN51
This course provides an introduction to environmental studies, which includes topics of instruction in renewable and non-renewable natural resources, history of the environment, personal development, water and air quality, waste management, land use regulations, soils, meteorology, fisheries, forestry, and wildlife habitat. Skills in biology and algebra are reinforced in this class. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course are agriscience projects, field trips, shadowing, and supervised agricultural experience. Supervised agricultural experience programs and FFA leadership activities are integral components of the course and provide many opportunities for practical application of instructional competencies.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Environmental & Natural Resources II AN52
This course covers instruction in best management practices in methods of environmental monitoring and conservation, air and water regulations, sampling methodologies, prescribing conservation techniques, and wildlife and forestry management. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course are apprenticeship, cooperative education, entrepreneurship, internship, mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, job shadowing, and supervised agricultural experience. FFA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: AN51 - Environmental & Natural Resources I
Horticulture I AP412X0A
This course provides instruction on the broad field of horticulture with emphasis on the scientific and technical knowledge for a career in horticulture. Topics in this course include plant growth and development, plant nutrition, media selection, basic plant identification, pest management, chemical disposal, customer relations, and career opportunities. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Supervised Agriculture Experiences, FFA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Horticulture II AP422X0A
This course covers instruction that expands scientific knowledge and skills to include more advanced scientific computations and communication skills needed in the horticulture industry. Topics include greenhouse plant production and management, bedding plant production, watering systems, light effects, basic landscape design, installation and maintenance, lawn and turf-grass management, and personal development. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Supervised Agriculture Experiences, FFA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: AP412X0A - Horticulture I
Agricultural Mechanics I AS312X0A
This course develops knowledge and technical skills in the broad field of agricultural machinery, equipment, and structures. The primary purpose of this course is to prepare students to handle the day-to-day problems and repair needs they will encounter in their chosen agricultural career. Topics include agricultural mechanics safety, agricultural engineering career opportunities, hand/power tool use and selection, electrical wiring, basic metal working, basic agricultural construction skills related to plumbing, concrete, carpentry, basic welding, and leadership development. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Supervised Agriculture Experiences, FFA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Agricultural Mechanics II AS322X0A
This course expands upon the knowledge and skills learned in Agricultural Mechanics I. In this course, the topics of instruction emphasized are non-metallic agricultural fabrication techniques, metal fabrication technology, safe tool and equipment use, human resource development, hot/cold metal working skills and technology, advanced welding and metal cutting skills, working with plastics, and advanced career exploration/decision making. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Supervised Agriculture Experiences, FFA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: AS312X0A - Agricultural Mechanics I
Agriscience Applications AU102X0A
It is recommended that this course be taken prior to any other Agricultural Course. This course focuses on integrating biological/physical sciences with technology as related to the environment, natural resources, food production, science, and agribusiness. Topics of instruction include agricultural awareness and literacy, employability skills and introduction to all aspects of the total agricultural industry. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Supervised Agriculture Experiences, FFA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Agricultural Production I AU11
This course focuses on the basic scientific principles and processes related to the production of plants and animals for the food and fiber systems. Topics of instruction include basic understanding of the livestock/poultry industry and its various components, career opportunities, soil science, crop science/agronomy, weed science, basic agricultural machinery and related industry careers, environmental stewardship, and leadership/personal development. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course are apprenticeship, cooperative education, internship, mentorship, school-based enterprise, job shadowing, and supervised agricultural experience. FFA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Agricultural Production II AU12
This course provides scientific knowledge and technical skills with heavy emphasis on topics including pesticide use and safety, herbicide use and safety, wildlife habitat concerns, irrigation, agricultural equipment technology and safety, global industry issues, career planning, and human resource development. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course are apprenticeship, cooperative education, entrepreneurship, internship, mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, job shadowing, and supervised agricultural experience. FFA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: AU11 - Agricultural Production I
Career Management CC452X0A
This course is designed to prepare students to locate, secure, keep, and change careers. Competencies for this course are based on the National Career Development Guidelines. Strategies include: teamwork, technology, problem solving, decision-making, goal-setting, and self-management.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12