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Last approved: Fri, 31 Mar 2017 11:47:18 GMT

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AGI (Agricultural Institute)
191
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Dual-Level Course
Cross-listed Course
No
Professional Development
Professional Development
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Agricultural Institute (11AGI)
Term Offering
Fall, Spring and Summer
Offered Every Year
Summer 1 2017
Previously taught as Special Topics?
Yes
2
 
Course Prefix/NumberSemester/Term OfferedEnrollment
AGI 195Spring 201717
AGI 195Spring 201610
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face (On Campus)
Distance Education (DELTA)
Online (Internet)

Grading Method
Graded with S/U option
1
16
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Lecture1
Course Attribute(s)
AGI (Ag Institute)

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University Competencies

Course Is Repeatable for Credit
No
 
 
Dr. Elizabeth Wilson
Director, Agricultural Institute

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Lecture620YesNA
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote
Delivery FormatPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
LEC620YesNA


Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
Yes
SIS Program CodeProgram TitleRequired or Elective?
11HSMAASHorticultural Science ManagementRequired
11AGBAASAgribusiness ManagementRequired
11FCTAASField Crops TechnologyRequired
11GNAAASGeneral AgricultureRequired
11LPMAASLivestock and Poultry ManagementRequired
11TGMASTurfgrass ManagementRequired
Professional Development is designed to introduce students to various skills (as identified by current research) that employers feel are important for prospective employers to have. This course will provide students the opportunity to develop and practice these in a variety of contexts.

This course is required for all majors within the Agricultural Institute.  Each degree plan will use this one (1) credit hour towards their elective requirements.


No

Is this a GEP Course?
No
GEP Categories

Humanities Open when gep_category = HUM
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Mathematical Sciences Open when gep_category = MATH
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Natural Sciences Open when gep_category = NATSCI
Each course in the Natural Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Social Sciences Open when gep_category = SOCSCI
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Interdisciplinary Perspectives Open when gep_category = INTERDISC
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Visual & Performing Arts Open when gep_category = VPA
Each course in the Visual and Performing Arts category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Health and Exercise Studies Open when gep_category = HES
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Global Knowledge Open when gep_category = GLOBAL
Each course in the Global Knowledge category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve objective #1 plus at least one of objectives 2, 3, and 4:
 
 

 
 

 
Please complete at least 1 of the following student objectives.
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

US Diversity Open when gep_category = USDIV
Each course in the US Diversity category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve at least 2 of the following objectives:
Please complete at least 2 of the following student objectives.
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Requisites and Scheduling
 
a. If seats are restricted, describe the restrictions being applied.
 

 
b. Is this restriction listed in the course catalog description for the course?
 

 
List all course pre-requisites, co-requisites, and restrictive statements (ex: Jr standing; Chemistry majors only). If none, state none.
 

 
List any discipline specific background or skills that a student is expected to have prior to taking this course. If none, state none. (ex: ability to analyze historical text; prepare a lesson plan)
 

Additional Information
Complete the following 3 questions or attach a syllabus that includes this information. If a 400-level or dual level course, a syllabus is required.
 
Title and author of any required text or publications.
 

 
Major topics to be covered and required readings including laboratory and studio topics.
 

 
List any required field trips, out of class activities, and/or guest speakers.
 

Current instructional personnel will be used in the role of teaching this course each semester.

Through the use of lectures, discussions, and case studies, AGI 191 will provide students the opportunity to develop team-work, communication, and leadership skills, as well as build their problem solving, self-management, professionalism, and agro-medicine (the study of human health, both mental and physical, as it relates to agriculture).


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:



  • Apply what they have learned in the classroom in order to have a successful internship.

  • Describe the different skills that are needed and expected by employers in the workforce.

  • Analyze the different skills and understand how to apply them in different situations.


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Participation20%*See details in the participation section
Homework15%This portion of the student's grade consists of homework and in-class assignments. These will involve a variety of short assignments that go along with the weekly modules. While most of the in-class assignments will be completed independently, others will involve participation in small groups.
Written Assignment15%This portion of the student’s grade consists of a series of very brief (at least 100 words) reflective writing assignments. Each assignment will require students to offer their own insights into topics covered throughout the course of the semester.
Forum_post15% This portion of the student's grade will consist of a forum post or quiz associated with the reading or videos for each week of class. The student will complete a forum post that is due by Monday morning and respond to at least one other forum post by class time on Wednesday. In order to get full credit for a forum post response, it must be specific and thorough. If there is not a forum post for the week, there will be a short quiz that will be completed individually.
Project25%This will be considered the final project for the class. Each student will design an online portfolio (website) that will include various sections such as: About Me, Resume, LinkedIn, and Classes Taken. More information will be given in class.
Other10%This will consist of all of the necessary events that will need to take place in order for the student to be placed in an internship. This will include but is not limited to, searching and applying for internships, completing an interview, and any other necessary tasks required by an employer.
TopicTime Devoted to Each TopicActivity
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