Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.S.A.G.) Major in Agriculture (Horticulture Concentration)

Minimum required: 120 semester credit hours

General Requirements

  1. Students cannot enroll in upper-level (3000 or 4000) agriculture courses until they have successfully completed MATH 1315 or MATH 1319, and CHEM 1341 and CHEM 1141.
  2. If two years of the same modern language are taken in high school, then no additional language hours will be required for the degree. In the absence of modern language taken in high school, then two semesters of the same modern language (1410 and 1420) must be taken at the college level, and the requirement will be added to the student's degree audit.

  3. Students must complete a minimum of 36 advanced hours (3000 or 4000 level courses).
  4. Nine semester credit hours must be writing intensive (WI).
  5. The general education core curriculum courses are listed in the degree plan below along with the statewide component code number. See the General Education Core Curriculum section of this catalog for the Texas State requirements and options in the core curriculum, including Honors courses.

Course Requirements

FreshmanHours
AG 111011
AG 2313 or 23793
AG 23733
AG 239013
BIO 11301
BIO 1330 (Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030)3
COMM 1310 (Component Area Option Code 090/091)3
ENG 1310 (Communication Component Code 010)3
ENG 1320 (Communication Component Code 010)3
MATH 1315 or 1319 (Mathematics Component Code 020)3
POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
US 11001
 30
SophomoreHours
AG 14454
AG 23833
AG Elective3
ANTH 1312, GEO 1310, PSY 1300, or SOCI 1310 (Social and Behavioral Sciences Component Code 080)3
ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050)3
CHEM 11411
CHEM 1341 (Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030)3
ENG Literature (Component Area Option Code 090/094)3
American History Component Code 0603
PHIL 1305 or 1320 (Language, Philosophy, and Culture Component Code 040)3
POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
 32
JuniorHours
AG 33023
AG 3304 or 43003
AG 33053
AG 3308 or 43023
AG 33413
AG 34264
AG 34274
AG Elective3
American History Component Code 0603
 29
SeniorHours
AG 33063
AG 3317 or 33183
AG 33193
AG 33293
AG 4304 or 43053
AG Electives8
AG 43073
ENG 33033
 29
Total Hours: 120

AG Electives

AG 3301Principles of Livestock Genetics3
AG 3310Agriculture Power and Machinery Technology3
AG 3314Animal Health and Disease Control3
AG 3321Range Management3
AG 3325Animal Nutrition3
AG 3330Applied Wildlife Nutrition3
AG 3331Reproduction in Farm Animals3
AG 3345Livestock Selection and Evaluation3
AG 3350Intermediate Microeconomics and Agricultural Application3
AG 3351Agricultural Marketing and Sales3
AG 3352Quantitative Methods in Agricultural Economics3
AG 3353Agricultural Structures and Environment3
AG 4185Independent Study1
AG 4310Agricultural Internship3
AG 4325Feeds and Feeding3
AG 4328Advanced Animal Science-NonRuminants3
AG 4361Agriculture Electric and Mechanical Systems3
AG 4371UAnatomy & Physiology of livestock3
AG 4371VGreen Revolution & Agricultural Development in Asia3
AG 4379Agriculture Irrigation Technology3
AG 4381Agricultural Policy3
AG 4383Agricultural Resource Economics3
AG 4390Global Agriculture 9
AG 4401Genetics and Breeding for Crop Selection 4
HON 3396YUrban Horticulture3