What will I learn?

The Department of Agriculture and Nutrition supports the mission of the University and the Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science and Engineering by providing high-quality undergraduate education to students through certificate, associate, and baccalaureate degree programs. The department provides a learning-centered environment that enables students, faculty, and staff to achieve their goals and to empower students to compete on a global level for careers in industry, government, education, and for acceptance to graduate school.

The mission of the Agriculture Program is to involve students in meaningful educational experiences that provide the tools necessary to succeed in a wide range of agriculture/natural resource careers. This is accomplished by providing a strong, hands-on, learning experience, engagement in the agricultural community, and supporting real-life application through coursework. The agriculture program demonstrates teaching excellence by maintaining well-educated and experienced faculty and staff.

Program Learning Outcomes
Agriculture

Students will demonstrate knowledge of scientific principles related to agriculture.
Students will demonstrate knowledge of agricultural industries including structure, production practices, and management principles.
Students will demonstrate effective application of agricultural knowledge and resources to solve problems and perform relevant activities.
Students will demonstrate effective communication appropriate to the discipline.

Agriculture - Livestock Farm Management Curriculum Summary (47 Credits)

Agriculture Core (21 Credits)

AGSC 1010 - Agriculture and Society 3 Credit(s)
AGSC 1100 - Principles of Animal Science 3 Credit(s)
AGSC 1990 - Agriculture Leadership 1 Credit(s)
AGSC 3020 - Agribusiness Management 3 Credit(s)
AGSC 3150 - Animal Breeding 3 Credit(s)

AGSC 3400 - Feeding and Nutrition of Horses and Livestock 3 Credit(s)
AGSC 3405 - Feeding and Nutrition of Horses and Livestock Lab 1 Credit(s)

AGSC 3500 - Animal Reproduction 3 Credit(s)
AGSC 3505 - Animal Reproduction Lab 1 Credit(s)

Production/Management Courses (10 Credits)

Select 10 credits from those listed below. Students must select at least one (1) production and one (1) management course. Students should consult with their faculty advisor. Under special circumstances and with faculty advisor consent, students may fulfill the balance of the production/management requirement by submitting an AGSC prefix course not listed below.

AGSC 2600 - Swine Production Practices 2 Credit(s)
AGSC 2630 - Horse Production Practices 2 Credit(s)
AGSC 2640 - Livestock Production Practices I 2 Credit(s)
AGSC 2650 - Livestock Production Practices II 2 Credit(s)
AGSC 3200 - Swine Management 3 Credit(s)
AGSC 3350 - Horse Science and Industry 3 Credit(s)
AGSC 4100 - Beef Cattle Management 3 Credit(s)
AGSC 4250 - Sheep Management 3 Credit(s)

Crops/Soils/Range Courses (8 Credits)

Select 8 credits from the following:

AGSC 1110 - Crop Production 3 Credit(s)
AGSC 1115 - Crop Production Lab 1 Credit(s)

AGSC 3030 - Forage Crops 3 Credit(s)
AGSC 3035 - Forages Lab 1 Credit(s)

AGSC 3230 - Pests and Pest Management 3 Credit(s)
AGSC 3235 - Pests and Pest Management Lab 1 Credit(s)

AGSC 3560 - Soils 3 Credit(s)
AGSC 3565 - Soils Science Lab 1 Credit(s)

AGSC 3700 - Principles of Irrigated Soils 3 Credit(s)
AGSC 3705 - Principles of Irrigated Soils Lab 1 Credit(s)

Which department am I in?

Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science and Engineering

Study options

Full Time (63-65 credits)

Tuition fees
US$20,822.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science and Engineering

351 W. University Blvd.,

CEDAR CITY,

Utah,

84720, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Foreign transcripts will be converted to a U.S. 4.0 grade point average (GPA) scale and must meet a 2.0 minimum GPA requirement. English Language Requirements: a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) IBT minimum score 71; TOEFL paper based minimum score 525; IELTS 6.0.

For international students

Record of courses taken and grades received from each high school, Foreign transcripts will be converted to a U.S. 4.0 grade point average (GPA) scale and must meet a 2.0 minimum GPA requirement.

TOEFL IBT 71

IELTS 6.0

iTEP Academic 4.2

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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