Each scholar will enroll in six hours of college credit courses. All scholars will enroll in AGRI 120 and will choose another course from the tentative list below.
NRM 100 - Introduction to Natural Resource Management
Survey of natural resources management career opportunities; a history of resource management; forests, wildlife, soils and recreation components; government and private management entities; commercial, conservation and preservation philosophies of land management discussed.
ANSC 110 - Introduction to Animal Science
This course introduces the livestock and companion animal sciences and their industries. Topics include companion, equine, nutrition, reproduction, livestock production, animal health, and meat production. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of livestock production practices across various species.
The 2015 Governor's School for the Agricultural Sciences will be hosted by the University of Tennessee at Martin May 30 - June 26, 2015. Applications will be available online on or before December 1st, 2014.
Group Study Projects
Group Study Projects, or GSPs, are small, specialized groups taught by expert faculty from various Tennessee agricultural schools. These hands-on projects allow scholars to experience firsthand the science and technology associated with agriculture and natural resources management.