Ag - Comprehensive (AGC)

AGC-103  Ag Computers  (3)  

Studies the use of personal microcomputers for processing firm and financial records. Emphasizes word processing, database management, spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations and Internet use. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 2.0 lecture, 2.0 lab

AGC-115  Ag Career Orientation  (1)  

Provides students with an overview of their chosen career field. Students identify areas of interest within the industry and make an educational plan to attain their career goals. Includes activities to assist students in adjusting to college life and exploring Kirkwood opportunities. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 1.0 lecture

AGC-116  Professionalism in Agriculture  (1)  

Develops academic and professional skillsets in preparation for a career in agriculture. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 1.0 lecture

AGC-123  Applied Agricultural Concepts  (1)  

Provides students with the background and fundamental skills to be employed in the Ag industry. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 1.0 lecture

AGC-130  Mathematics I - Agriculture  (3)  

Provides the student with math skills relating to agricultural economics, agribusiness, animal science, agronomy and agricultural mechanics. Applies the basic math functions and basic algebra to practical agricultural situations. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 3.0 lecture

AGC-210  Employment Seminar  (1)  

Assists the student in planning and knowing the rules in employment internship. Includes current topics on resume writing, interviewing techniques and other job-hunting skills. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 1.0 lecture

AGC-313  Leadership in Agriculture  (1)  

Develops skills in using parliamentary procedure, business meeting agendas, techniques of delegation, applied communication skills, organization structure and job-seeking skills. Includes determining cooperative activities, organization funding, committee functions and leading discussion groups. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 1.0 lecture

AGC-314  Leadership in Agriculture  (2)  

Develops skills in using parliamentary procedure, business meeting agendas, techniques of delegation, applied communication skills, organization structure and job-seeking skills. Includes determining cooperative activities, organization funding, committee functions and leading discussion groups. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 1.0 lecture, 2.0 lab

AGC-420  Issues in Agriculture  (3)  

Studies the policies and issues that affect American agriculture and rural society. Explores the methods of accessing those who form agricultural policy and economic/social systems. Focuses on agricultural/environmental laws, regulations and technologies driving current policymaking, and how they impact stakeholders in a rapidly changing agricultural economy. Prepares students to think critically within today's global economy and changing workforce. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 3.0 lecture

AGC-924  Honors Project  (1)  

Allows a qualified honors student to pursue a special concentration of study under the guidance of an honors faculty member. Requires completion of an honors project learning contract. Requires approval of supervising professor and dean. May be taken more than once. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 1.0 lecture

AGC-928  Independent Study  (1-3)  

Provides readings, papers and basic research or other projects under the individual guidance of a staff member. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B; Comments: Permission of instructor, dean

Hours per week: 1.0 lecture