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

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 11101BIO 1130 (TCCN BIOL 1106)1
MATH 1315, 1319, or 2417 (Mathematics Component Code 020 [MATH 1314, 1324 or 2412] )3AG 2390 (TCCN AGRI 1309)3
AG 1445 (TCCN AGRI 1419)4POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070 [TCCN GOVT 2305])3
POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070 [TCCN GOVT 2306])3Component Area Option Codes 090, 091, 092, 093 and 0943
 15 16
Sophomore
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
American History Component Code 0603American History Component Code 0603
AG 2383 (TCCN AGRI 2317)3AG 23743
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
Social and Behavioral Sciences Component Code 0803Creative Arts Component Code 0503
 Component Area Option Codes 090, 091, 092, 093 and 0943
 15 16
Junior
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Component Code 0403ENG 33033
AG 33103AG Elective I3
AG 34264AG 34274
AG 33193AG 33413
AG Elevtive I3 
 16 13
Senior
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
AG Elective I6AG Electives II8
AG 3317 or 33183AG 43263
AG 3353 or 43613AG 43073
AG 43253 
 15 14
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