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Project Based Research in Agriculture 1 credit

This course is a supervised research study/project-based class where students will apply knowledge and skills from previous agriscience courses in a related advanced/specialized field of study. Students are required to submit a formal project plan within 15 school days after enrollment in the course. The plan should specify the additional concepts and/or technologies that will be studied and utilized, along with an overview of the culminating project. This class has an application class only; must have been in FFA for at least 2-3 years.
  • Grades 11-12 
  • Required prerequisite: At least one credit in
  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources cluster and application to propose research project 
  • Must receive permission from the instructor to enter class.

Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources 1 credit

This course is an introductory class that prepares students for careers in agriculture, food, and natural resources. The emphasis is on career opportunities, personal development, globalization, industry standards, details, practices, and expectations.
  • Grades 9-10

Veterinary Medical Applications 1 credit

This course is designed for students preparing for careers in the field of animal science. Topics covered include, but are not limited to career opportunities, entry requirements, industry expectations, animal systems, and veterinary practices as they relate to both large and small animal species.
  • Grades 11-12 
  • Required prerequisites: Principles of Ag and either Livestock Prod, Small Animal Mgmt, or Equine Science

Advanced Animal Science 1 credit

This course is designed for students preparing for careers in the field of animal science. Emphasis will be placed on the interrelatedness of human, scientific, and technological dimensions of livestock production. Instruction is designed to allow for the application of scientific and technological aspects of animal science through field and laboratory experiences.
  • Grade 12 
  • Required prerequisite: at least one credit in Ag cluster 
  • This course may satisfy the 4th science credit required for graduation if taken after completing Biology and Chemistry.

Livestock Production 1 credit

This course is an in-depth study to develop knowledge and skills pertaining to all areas and kinds of livestock production. Topics which give the student an insight into livestock management include animal foods, nutrition and growth, reproduction, animal health, animal handling techniques, and livestock sales.
  • Grades 10 - 12th 
  • Required prerequisite (or concurrent) for 10 graders: Principles of Ag, Food, and Natural Resources

Small Animal Management 1⁄2 credit

This course is designed for students preparing for careers in the field of animal science. Small animals which may be included in the course of study include, but are not limited to, small mammals, amphibians, reptiles, avian, dogs, and cats.
  • Grades 10-12 
  • Required prerequisite (or concurrent) for 10th


Wildlife, Fisheries & Ecology Management 1 credit

This course is designed to inform the students about wildlife management and outdoor recreation. Hunting and fishing skills and safety are taught as well as water and boating safety. State certification in these areas is available to students who qualify (state-mandated fee required for certification). Wise use of our natural
In this concentrated study of horses, topics covered will include breeds, selection, uses, and other horse-related aspects of the agribusiness industry. Nutrition, reproduction, health and management of horses, and related enterprises will be emphasized.
  • Grades 10-12 

Equine Science 1/2 credit

In this concentrated study of horses, topics covered will include breeds, selection, uses, and other horse-related aspects of the agribusiness industry. Nutrition, reproduction, health and management of horses, and related enterprises will be emphasized.
  • Grades 10-12 
  • Required prerequisite (or concurrent) for 10th graders: Principles of Ag, Food, and Natural Resources

Principles and Elements of Floral Design 1 credit
This course is designed to develop a student’s ability to identify and demonstrate the principles and techniques related to floral design as well as develop an understanding of the management of floral enterprises. Horticulture systems, career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations will also be covered.
  • Grades 10-12 
  • Course fee $100.00. 
  • This course may satisfy the fine arts credit required for graduation.

Landscape Design & Turf Grass Management 1 credit

This course is for students who want to develop skills in designing, constructing, and maintaining planted areas. Proper selection of plants for various areas, seasonal growth, and locations will be emphasized. Construction of structures will be examined. Career opportunities, leadership activities, and cost analyses related to the landscaping industry will be investigated.
  • Grades 10-12 

Horticulture Science 1 credit

This course is designed to develop an understanding of common horticultural management practices as they relate to food and ornamental plant production. Landscape design, turf maintenance, plant nutrition, plant use and identification, Plant chemical uses and precautions are introduced along with tools and equipment used in the industry.
  • Grades 10-12 

 




Documents

 
NameOwnerDateAddedSize
Food Tech Cheyanne Osburn 8/24/2014 48 KB
Wildlife Management Tj Palisin 8/20/2015 34 KB
Principles of Ag Tj Palisin 8/20/2015 39 KB
Equine Science Cheyanne Osburn 8/20/2015 37 KB
Small Animal Management Cheyanne Osburn 8/20/2015 43 KB
Vet Med Cheyanne Osburn 8/20/2015 39 KB
Floral Design Cheyanne Osburn 8/20/2015 44 KB
Problems and Solutions Cheyanne Osburn 8/20/2015 41 KB
Food Tech Cory Jarrett 8/21/2015 50 KB
Advanced Animal Science Cory Jarrett 8/21/2015 47 KB
Livestock Production Cory Jarrett 8/21/2015 39 KB
Horticulture/ Landscape Cory Jarrett 8/21/2015 46 KB
Student Pathway Form(medical release) Tj Palisin 9/8/2015 16 KB


 

 

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