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Transfer Program - Agriculture - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL
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Transfer Program

Agriculture (AS.AGR)

Associate in Science

The Agriculture transfer curriculum is designed for those students who are planning to transfer to a four-year institution of higher learning and earn the bachelor of science degree in Agriculture. This is a sample list of major requirements. Consult a counselor or academic advisor before registering. Four-year college requirements vary from college to college.


Specific graduation requirements are identified through degree audit. Additional developmental courses in math, reading and English may be required based on placement scores. Only courses with a course number of 100 or higher meet graduation requirements for AA/AS/AES degrees.


For more information contact:
Maria Boerngen
(217) 234-5226
mboerngen@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
1 AGR 201 (Intro to Agricultural Education) or other elective selected in consultation with the Program Coordinator
2 N/A




First Year
First Semester
ENG 120
Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


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Composition I
3
BIO 100
An introduction to the fundamental processes and structures common to all living things.

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Bio-science I
4
MAT 130
Review of the real number system, radicals, equations, and exponents, relations and functions, logarithms, complex numbers, polynomials, and theory of equations. A graphing calculator is required. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendation.


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College Algebra
3
AGR 206
Focuses on a study of beef, swine, sheep, poultry, and horses; and the scientific factors affecting nutrition, selection and genetics, products, environment, and physiology.

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Intro to Animal Science
4
PSY 271
Focuses on psychology as a science, introducing concepts and research in a variety of subfields, including neuroscience, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning and memory, cognition, motivation and emotion, development, personality, disorders and therapy, and social psychology.

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Intro to Psychology
3
---
N/A

or
other IAI social/behavorial science
 
  Total Semester Hours:
17
 
Second Semester
ENG 121
Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


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Composition II *
3
MAT 210
An introduction to Finite Mathematics, matrices, linear systems of equations and inequalities, linear programming, counting theory and probability.


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Finite Mathematics *
3
MAT 211
Mathematical analysis of polynomial calculus with applications to business and social sciences including the mathematics of finance, techniques and applications of differentiation and integration, optimization theory and area. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendation.



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or
Math Analysis
*
 
AGR 205
Application of the basics in the physical, chemical, and biological aspects in soils. Soils of Illinois and Indiana are emphasized along with concepts of fertility, conservation, and field descriptions.

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Intro to Soil Science
4
HIS 252
Survey of Western Civilization with topics including absolutism, the rise of modern science, the French Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, the Age of Ideology, Imperialism, the Russian Revolutions, World War I, the Rise of Totalitarianism, World War II and the Contemporary Age.

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Western Civilization
3
---
N/A

or
other IAI humanities
 
ECO 231
Focuses on the nature and method of economics, basic supply and demand analysis, national income accounting, business cycles, inflation and unemployment, fiscal policy, money and banking, and monetary policy.

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Principles of Economics I
3
  Total Semester Hours:
16
 

Second Year
First Semester
CHM 120
Fundamentals of inorganic chemistry including history, atomic theory, bonding, stoichiometry, gases, solids, solutions, chemical equilibria, acids, bases, salts, pH, and electrochemistry.

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Introductory Chemistry I
4
CHM 150
General principles of chemistry for students majoring in chemistry, engineering or science professions.


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or
General Chemistry I
*
 
SPE 111
Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.

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Intro to Speech Communication
3
HIS 153
The course will introduce the student to history and culture in the third world from ancient civilizations to the modern era. This course will focus upon broad themes in history and culture and will examine those themes in each major historical era.

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History/Culture of 3rd World
3
---
N/A

or
other IAI humanities
 
AGR 207
Principles of economics applied to problems in agriculture, marketing of agricultural products, agricultural policy, and the role of agriculture in the U.S. and world economies.

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Intro to Agricultural Economics
4
AGR 208
Study of problems and laboratory exercises pointing to present and potential engineering applications in agriculture are presented. Emphasis is placed on farm power and machinery, soil and water control, electricity, and structures.

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Intro to Ag Mechanization +
3
HRT 201
A study and introduction to the principles and practices involved in the development, production, and use of horticultural crops (fruits, vegetables, greenhouse, turf, nursery, floral, and landscape). Course will include a broad overview of the green industry including propagation, production and design.

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or
Intro to Horticulture
+
 
  Total Semester Hours:
17
 
Second Semester
CHM 121
Study of organic and biological chemistry for students in allied health programs, agriculture, forestry, and other majors with comparable requirements.


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Introductory Chemistry II * +++
4 - 5
CHM 151
Continues the study of general chemical principles.


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or
General Chemistry II
*
 
ART 250
A survey of the visual arts from Ancient to contemporary times, an understanding the major cultural and historical relationships to the art forms.

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Understanding Art
3
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N/A

or
other IAI fine arts
 
POS 160
The fundamental principles of the American Government are summarized. Such topics as federalism, civil liberties, citizenship, parties and elections, the Presidency, Congress, Judiciary, and national policies and politics are discussed within the framework of the American Constitutional system.

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American National Government
3
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N/A

or
other IAI social science
 
AGR 204
Designed to develop a working and scientific knowledge of modern crop production as a germination, growth, reproduction, tillage, and weed control of agricultural field crops. Emphasis is also placed on fertility, diseases and insects.

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Princ of Field Crop Science +++
4
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N/A

Elective 1
3
  Total Semester Hours:
17 - 18
 



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