Agriculture - Degree Requirements (120 credits total)

General Education Requirements (30 credits):

Area I. Communications (6 credits)  (ENG 101 and ENG 102)

Area II.  Arts & Humanities (9 credits)

Area III. Mathematics (3 credits)

Area IV. Social & Behavioral Sciences (12 credits)

Area V. Physical & Natural Sciences (8 credits completed as part of major requirements)

Major Requirements (52-54 Credits):  

MATH 205 Statistics (3 credits)

CHEM 131/131L General Chemistry I & Lab (5 credits)

CHEM 132/132L General Chemistry II & Lab (5 credits)

CHEM 321/321L Organic Chemistry & Lab (5 credits)

GEOG 101 Introduction to Physical Geography (4 credits)

GEOG 201 Intro to Cartography OR *SOCR 377 GIS Systems in Agriculture (3 credits)

GEOG 330 Nature & Properties of Soils OR *SOCR 240 Soil Science (4 credits)

*SOCR 350 Soil Fertility & Management & *SOCR 351 Lab (4 credits)

*HORT 100 Horticultural Science OR *SOCR 100 General Crops (3-4 credits)

*HORT 260 Plant Propagation (4 credits)

*HORT 310 Greenhouse Management (3 credits)

*HORT 368 Landscape Irrigation & Water Conservation OR *SOCR 370 Irrigation Principles (2-3 credits)

*BSPM 201 Weed Management & Control (3 credits)

*BSPM 355A Horticulture Pathology: General Pathology & *BSPM 355B Horticulture Pathology: Turf & Ornamental Disease & *BSPM 355C Horticulture Pathology: Vegetable & Greenhouse Disease) OR *BSPM 361 Elements of Plant Pathology (3 credits)

*SOCR 420 OR 421 Crop & Soil Management Systems I or II OR *HORT 454 Horticulture Crop Production & Management (Capstone) (1 credit)

Biology Track (27 Credits):

BIOL 209/209L General Biology I & Lab (5 credits)

BIOL 210/210L General Biology II & Lab (5 credits)

BIOL 321 Genetics (3 credits)

BIOL 330 Ecology (4 credits)          

BIOL 332 Evolution (3 credits)     

BIOL 423 Plant Physiology (4 credits)

BIOL 461 Entomology OR (CSU option) (3 credits)                                                                                

Electives (9-11 Credits): 1-7 Credits MUST be upper division credits depending on choices made within the major requirements.

Business Track (24 Credits):

BUS 105 Introduction to Agribusiness (3 credits)

BUS 304 Principles of Marketing (3 credits)

BUS 318 Business Statistics (3 credits)

BUS 361 Principles of Management (3 credits)

BUS 363 Managerial Finance (3 credits)

BUS 364 Agribusiness Management (3 credits)

BUS 384 Natural Resources/Water Law (3 credits)

BUS 398 Farm & Ranch Management (3 credits)

Electives (14-15 Credits): 1-7 Credits MUST be upper division credits depending on choices within the major requirements.

*CSU Online Agriculture Courses. All other courses are online or face-to-face through ASU.