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

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

FreshmanHours
AG 11101
AG 14454
AG 23903
BIO 1330 (Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030)3
BIO 11301
MATH 1315, 1319, or 2417 (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
American History Component Code 0603
POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
 31
SophomoreHours
AG 2313 or 23793
AG 23733
AG 23743
AG 23833
ENG 33033
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
Social and Behavioral Sciences Component Code 0803
ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050)3
 31
JuniorHours
AG 33103
AG 34264
AG 34274
AG Electives I12
American History Component Code 0603
POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
AG 33413
 32
SeniorHours
AG 3317 or 33183
AG 33193
AG 3353 or 43613
AG 43253
AG 43263
AG Electives II8
AG 43073
 26
Total Hours: 120

AG Electives I

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 3325Animal Nutrition3
AG 3330Applied Wildlife Nutrition3
AG 3331Reproduction in Farm Animals3
AG 3345Livestock Selection and Evaluation3
AG 3350Intermediate Microeconomics and Agricultural Application3
AG 4328Advanced Animal Science-NonRuminants3
AG 4330Food Technology: Processing Meats3

AG Electives II

AG 3321Range Management3
AG 3329Economic Entomology3
AG 3351Agricultural Marketing and Sales3
AG 3352Quantitative Methods in Agricultural Economics3
AG 3355International Agricultural Trade 3
AG 3455Land Surveying4
AG 4185Independent Study (3 hour maximum)1
AG 4300Greenhouse and Nursery Management3
AG 4302Fruit and Vegetable Crop Production3
AG 4304Landscape Management3
AG 4305Landscape Design3
AG 4310Agricultural Internship3
AG 4381Agricultural Policy3
AG 4383Agricultural Resource Economics3
AG 4401Genetics and Breeding for Crop Selection 4