SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION

Urbanization, industrialization, and population growth demand effective management of land and water resources for multiple uses. This curriculum prepares students for conservation and management of soil and water resources for the long-range benefit of s ociety. Requirements include a strong background in physical and biological sciences, ecology, and management to provide understanding of the physical, chemical and biological interrelationships of soil, water, and plants. Elective courses provide an oppo rtunity for emphasis in areas of particular interest such as ecology, communications, agriculture, economics and political science, and others. Employment opportunities are available with federal agencies such as Natural Resources Conservation Service and Bureau of Land Management; governmental units including state, county, and municipal agencies; planning and economic development districts; businesses in th e agricultural industry, such as fertilizer and chemical companies; public utility companies; and private industry, including banks, financial institutions, and real estate agencies.

Freshman Year
Ag ET 110 3 Hours
Biol 110-120 8 Hours
Eng 111-112 6 Hours
Math 140, 160 or 210 6 Hours
NRM 100 3 Hours
Pl Sci 110 3 Hours
Social Science/Humanities elective 3 Hours
Total Hours 32

Sophomore Year
Ag Econ 110 3 Hours
Ag ET 220 3 Hours
Chem 121-122 8 Hours
Comm 230 3 Hours
Econ 201-202 6 Hours
Geol 111, 112 or 113 8 Hours
Soil Sc 210 4 Hours
Total Hours 35

Junior Year
Comp Sc 201 3 Hours
Micro 251 4 Hours
Phys 211 3 Hours
Pl Sci 333, 422 6 Hours
Pol Sci 210 3 Hours
Soil Sc 315 3 Hours
Agriculture elective 3 Hours
English or Communications elective (Must be speaking or writing elective ) 3 Hours
Social Science/Humanities elective 3 Hours
Total Hours 31

Senior Year
Agric 441 3 Hours
Ag ET 460 3 Hours
Bot 303, 431 6 Hours
Pl Sci 442 3 Hours
Soil Sc 321, 412 6 Hours
Agriculture electives 7 Hours
Electives 3 Hours
Restricted elective (Note 1) 3 Hours
Total Hours 34


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