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Agricultural Institute (AGI)

AGI - Agricultural Institute Courses

AGI 100 Enhancing Academic Success 1.

This course is designed to introduce students to strategies for effective learning that will help them succeed at NC State University and in their future careers. Students will have the unique opportunity to participate in a class format that focuses on building academic as well as personal skills. This course provides one-on-one and small group interaction with the instructor to help individuals identify potential obstacles to their academic performance.

AGI 101 Introduction to the Agricultural Institute 1.
Requisite: Agricultural Institute Only.

Introduction to the collegiate experience; academic skills of successful students; curricula of the Agricultural Institute; career opportunities of graduates; introduction to computers.

AGI 120 Spanish For AG Stu 3.
Requisite: Agricultural Institute Only.

This is an introductory conversational Spanish course specifically designed for agricultural students. The main goal of this course is to give students some basic grammatical and communication skills so that they will be able to interact with Spanish speaking employees in different work environments and under different situations within their specific agricultural fields. This course does not satisfy the Foreign Language Proficiency Requirement of the GEP.

AGI 191 Professional Development 1.

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.

AGI 192 AGI External Learning Experience 1-6.
Requisite: Agricultural Institute Only.

Learning experience in one of the eight majors in the Agricultural Institute that utilizes facilities and resources external to the campus. (Contact with professionals in the area of student's major must be initiated by student and approved by a faculty adviser and the Director of the Agricultural Institute prior to the experience).

AGI 193 AGI Special Problems and On-campus Learning 1-6.
Requisite: Agricultural Institute Only.

Learning experience in one of the eight majors in the Agricultural Institute that utilizes facilities and resources on the campus. (Contact with the project supervisor must be initiated by student and approved by the faculty adviser and the Director of the Agricultural Institute prior to the experience).

AGI 194 International Learning Experience in AGI 1-6.
Requisite: Agricultural Institute Only.

Course offered as needed for international learning experiences in the Agricultural Institute involving international travel and immersion in an international culture. A written report is required and student must identify a faculty member to work with them. Travel expenses may be incurred by the student. Departmental approval required.

AGI 195 Special Topics in the Agricultural Institute 1-4.
Requisite: Agricultural Institute Only.

Offered as needed to present material not normally available in regular departmental course offerings or for offering of new courses on a trial basis.