Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.S.A.G.) Major in Agriculture (Agricultural Mechanics 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 23733
AG 239013
BIO 1330 (Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030)3
BIO 11301
MATH 1315 or 1319 (Mathematics Component Code 020)3
COMM 1310 (Component Area Option Code 090/091)3
ENG 1310 (Communication Component Code 010)3
ENG 1320 (Communication Component Code 010)3
US 11001
TECH 13113
POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
 30
SophomoreHours
AG 14454
AG 2313 or 23793
AG 23743
AG 23833
TECH 23103
ENG LIterature (Component Area Option Code 090/094)3
CHEM 1341 (Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030)3
CHEM 11411
PHIL 1305 or 1320 (Language, Philosophy, and Culture Component Code 040)3
ANTH 1312, GEO 1310, PSY 1300, or SOCI 1310 (Social and Behavioral Sciences Component Code 080)3
American History Component Code 0603
 32
JuniorHours
AG 33103
AG 33413
AG 33533
AG 34264
AG Elective3
POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
American History Component Code 0603
PHYS 13153
PHYS 11151
ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050)3
ENG 33033
 32
SeniorHours
AG 3317 or 33183
AG 33193
AG 43613
AG 33753
AG 4379 or 34553
AG Electives8
AG 43073
 26
Total Hours: 120

AG Electives

AG 2345Horse Management3
AG 3301Principles of Livestock Genetics3
AG 3302Herbaceous Plant Materials3
AG 3304Propagation of Horticultural Plants3
AG 3305Woody Plant Materials for Outdoor Landscapes3
AG 3306Flowers and Plants for Interior Design3
AG 3308Organic Gardening3
AG 3314Animal Health and Disease Control3
AG 3321Range Management3
AG 3325Animal Nutrition3
AG 3329Economic Entomology3
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 3427Soil Science II4
AG 4185Independent Study1
AG 4300Greenhouse and Nursery Management3
AG 4302Fruit and Vegetable Crop Production3
AG 4304Landscape Management3
AG 4305Landscape Design3
AG 4325Feeds and Feeding3
AG 4326Advanced Animal Science-Ruminants3
AG 4328Advanced Animal Science-NonRuminants3
AG 4330Food Technology: Processing Meats3
AG 4381Agricultural Policy3
AG 4383Agricultural Resource Economics3