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 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. Majors 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

AG 111011
AG 14454
AG 239013
BIO 1330 (Life & 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
HIST 1310 (American History Component Code 060)3
POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
AG 2313 or 23793
AG 237313
AG 23743
AG 23833
ENG 33033
ENG Literature (Component Area Option Code 090/094)3
CHEM 1341 (Life & Physical Sciences Component Code 030)3
CHEM 11411
PHIL 1305 or 1320 (Language, Philosophy & Culture Component Code 040)3
ANTH 1312, GEO 1310, PSY 1300, or SOCI 1310 (Social & Behavioral Sciences Component Code 080)3
ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050)3
AG 33103
AG 34264
AG 34274
AG Electives I12
HIST 1320 (American History Component Code 060)3
POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
AG 23103
AG 3317 or 33183
AG 33193
AG 3353 or 43613
AG 43103
AG 43253
AG 43263
AG Electives II5
AG 43073
Total Hours: 120

AG Electives I

Select 12 hours of the following:12
Horse Management
Animal Ultrasonography
Genetics of Livestock and Plant Improvement
Herbaceous Plant Materials
Propagation of Horticultural Plants
Woody Plant Materials for Outdoor Landscapes
Flowers and Plants for Interior Design
Organic Gardening
Animal Health and Disease Control
Animal Nutrition
Applied Wildlife Nutrition
Reproduction in Farm Animals
Livestock Selection and Evaluation
Advanced Animal Science-NonRuminants
Food Technology: Processing Meats

AG Electives II

Select 5 hours of the following:5
Range Management
Economic Entomology
Agricultural Marketing and Sales
Quantitative Methods in Agricultural Economics
Land Surveying
Current Problems in Technical Agriculture (3 hour maximum)
Greenhouse and Nursery Management
Fruit and Vegetable Crop Production
Landscape Management
Landscape Design
Agricultural Policy
Agricultural Resource Economics