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AGRI 193 - United States Agricultural Field Experience


PROGRAM: Agriculture
CREDIT HOURS MIN: 3
LECTURE HOURS MIN: 1
LAB HOURS MIN: 4
DATE OF LAST REVISION: Spring, 2019

Role of agriculture in U. S. food production, national trade, governmental policy, and cultural and economic diversity influence on agriculture; requires a supervised national field experience.

MAJOR COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of this course the student will be expected to:

  1. Describe production agriculture within the U.S.
  2. Explain the movement of agricultural products between states
  3. Explain government policy as it relates to the production and trade of agricultural products
  4. Develop cross-cultural awareness, enhance their ability to communicate, and interact in culturally diverse environments.
  5. An international field experience will be a primary component of the course. Expenses incurred for travel, lodging, and meals will be the responsibility of the student.
  6. Describe the current status of world agriculture.
  7. Recognize and describe the rationale for studying world agriculture.
  8. Describe the current grain and livestock production worldwide.
  9. Define the nature and extent of farming systems.
  10. Determine the purpose of international trade.
  11. List and describe the kinds and types of agricultural products traded.
  12. Identify the national benefits of world agricultural trade.
  13. Define the types of assistance and training programs utilized in world agriculture.
  14. Identify the reasons for technological change in agriculture.


COURSE CONTENT: Topical areas of study include -  

  • Current status of U.S. agriculture
  • Current grain production
  • Livestock production
  • Farming systems
  • U.S. Trade
  • Agricultural products
  • National benefits
  • Assistance and training programs
  • Technological change

 
GRADING POLICY

A 90-100
B 80-89
C 70-79
D 60-69
F 0-59

 
Course Addendum - Syllabus (Click to expand)