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 1315MATH 1319, or MATH 2417 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

Freshman
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
US 11001Communication Component Code 0103
Communication Component Code 0103BIO 1330 (Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030 [TCCN BIOL 1306])3
AG 1110 (TCCN AGRI 1131)11BIO 1130 (TCCN BIOL 1106)1
MATH 1315, 1319, or 2417 (Mathematics Component Code 020 [TCCN MATH 1314, 1324 or2412])3Component Area Option Codes 090, 091, 092, 093 and 0943
AG 1445 (TCCN AGRI 1419)4AG 2390 (TCCN AGRI 1309)13
Government/Political Science Component Code 0703 
 15 13
Sophomore
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
American History Component Code 0603American History Component Code 0603
AG 2383 (TCCN AGRI 2317)3Social and Behavioral Sciences Component Code 0803
AG 2373 (TCCN AGRI 2303)3CHEM 1341 (Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030 [TCCN CHEM 1311])3
AG 2313 or 2379 (TCCN AGRI 1307 or 1315)3CHEM 1141 (TCCN CHEM 1111)1
AG Elective3Component Area Option Codes 090, 091, 092, 093 and 0943
 Creative Arts Component Code 0503
 15 16
Junior
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Component Code 0403AG 4304 or 43053
AG 33023AG Elective3
AG 34264Government/Political Science Component Code 0703
AG 33193AG 3308 or 43023
AG 3304 or 43003AG 34274
 16 16
Senior
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
AG Elective3AG Electives5
AG 33413AG 33053
AG 33063AG 3317 or 33183
AG 33293AG 43073
ENG 33033 
 15 14
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