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Agriculture- University Studies

General Education

 

Students should consult with Feather River College (FRC) Academic Counselor and the Equine Studies Program Coordinator in preparing a FRC Student Education Plan to ensure the Student Education Plan will satisfy certification, degree and/or transfer requirements.  It may be beneficial to contact the four-year institution where the student intends to transfer to accurately determine the ideal course of action to earn a Bachelors degree.  The following General Education courses are required for the FRC Agriculture-University Studies Associate of Science Degree; however students should discuss their proposed schedules with an academic counselor.  Students may substitute courses not listed below to satisfy transfer requirements to other specific four-year institutions upon the recommendation of the Academic Counselor.

 

Agriculture-University Studies PDF and Example Four Semester Plans
   

Units

Area 1
English Communication
9
ENGL 101
Composition and Reading I
3
ENGL 103
Critical Thinking and Writing
3
ENGL 120
Speech
3
 
Area 2
Mathematical Concepts and Quantitative Reasoning
7
MATH 110
College Algebra AND/OR *
4
MATH 202
Elementary Statistics
AGAB 150
Agriculture Computer Applications
3
 
*Both Algebra and Statistics are recommended for Cal Poly SLO
 
 
Area 3
Art and Humanities
9
ART 100
Art Appreciation
3
ENGL 128
Film Appreciation
3
PHIL 100
Introduction to Philosophy
3
 
Area 4
Social and Behavioral Sciences
9
BUS 106
Principles of Economics Macro
3
HIST 108
The United States to 1877 OR
3
HIST 110
The United States from 1877
POL 101
Government and Politics in the United States
3
 
Area 5
Physical and Biological Sciences
8
BIOL 100
Concepts in Biology OR
4
BIOL 102
Cell and Molecular Biology
CHEM 102
General Inorganic Chemistry I with Lab
4
 
Area 6
Lifelong Understanding and Self Development
3
PSY 102
Introductory Psychology
3

Agriculture Majors

 

Choose a total of 12 units from one of the two areas of emphasis to complete your major requirements:
 
General Agriculture
   
Units
AGMA 108
Tractor Operation
3
AGAB 110
Introduction to Agriculture Business
3
AGAB 112
Agriculture Sales & Communication
3
AGMA 146
Introductory AG Structural Technology
3
AGMA 160
Introduction to Mechanized Agriculture
3
AGEH 130
Landscape Plant Materials & Usage
3
AGEH 136
Landscape Business Management
3
AGPS 210
Introduction to Soil Science
3
   
 
Agricultural Science
   
Units
AGAS 120
Introduction to Animal Science
3
AGAS 125
Animal Feeds and Nutrition
3
AGPS 210
Introduction to Soil Science
3
AGEQ 102
Elements of Horse Production
3
AGEH 103
Western Equitation I
2
AGEQ 104
Horse Conformation
1
AGEQ 105
Elements of Horse Training
1
AGEQ 106
Western Equitation II
2
AGEQ 205
Training Young Horses Under Saddle
2

Recommended Agriculture Electives

Choose a minimum of 6 units from any of the courses listed in the Agriculture Majors or the following electives to complete your major requirements or any other General Education courses to fulfill transfer requirements to a four-year institution:

 

   
Units
AGMA 140
Beginning Agriculture Metal Fabrication
3
BIOL 104
Animal Biology, Evolution, Ecology
4
BIOL 106
Plant Biology, Evolution, Ecology
4
BIOL 210
General Microbiology
4
BUS 115
Business Law
3
BUS 102
Financial Accounting
4
CHEM 106
Introduction to Organic Chemistry with Lab
4
AGEQ 140
Introduction to Equine Behavior & Training
2
AGEQ 141
Equine Behavior & Training
2
AGEQ 214
Handling and Care of the Foal, Weanling and Yearling Horse
1
HLTH 100
Principles of Healthful Living
3
HIST 102**
Western Civilization - Early
3
HIST 104**
Western Civilization - Modern
3
MATH 108**
Introduction to Trigonometry
1
 
* *Required by UNR. Please consult Academic Advisor