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Agricultural Institute (AGI)

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  • AGI - Agricultural Institute Courses

    AGI 101 Introduction to the Agricultural Institute 1.

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

    AGI 111 Writing Skills I 3.

    Basic skills in written communication, including proper verb forms, basic sentence construction, and punctuation. Emphasis is to improve student's ability to convey thoughts and impressions.

    AGI 112 Writing Skills II 3.

    Further improvement of written communication on both personal and business levels. Emphasis on mechanics of writing and construction of coherent, logical units of written expression.

    AGI 114 Mathematical Skills I 3.

    Basic mathematical operations for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole, fractional, and decimal numbers. Applications to agricultural production. Introduction to percentages.

    AGI 115 Mathematical Skills II 3.
    Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in AGI 114.

    Applications of mathematical principles to solve problems encountered in Agricultural Institute courses. Percentages, ratios, proportions, averages, exponents, basic algebra, graphs, basic geometry and basic trigonometry with applications.

    AGI 120 Spanish For AG Stu 3.

    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 151 Community Leadership and Development 3.

    Concentration upon preparation of students for leadership in their communities. Attention to leadership styles, social and personal factors contributing to an individual's rise to a leadership position, changing structures within communities, and social issues facing community leaders. Focus upon both urban and rural communities with primary emphasis on rural settings. DUBOSE-BLUM.

    AGI 192 AGI External Learning Experience 1-6.

    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.

    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.

    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.

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