Agriculture Education

 

All students taking agriculture courses are local FFA members.

 

Agricultural Engineering #5178

Grades 10-12 Credit: 1

Prerequisites: pre-science

Agricultural Engineering includes standards on metal fabrication and agricultural structures. Subject matter will include hot/cold metal work, cost and material computation, electrical wiring, engine service and repair, blueprint reading, drawing and selection of appropriate materials for projects.

Agricultural Mechanics and Maintenance #5151

Grades 10-12 Credit: 1

Prerequisites: pre-science

Agricultural Power and Equipment standards to prepare students for operational procedures for a shop or a home environment. Students learn basic skills in areas, including welding, electricity, land measurement, and plumbing. These skills can be used in a rural or an urban environment.

Agricultural Mechanics and Maintenance 2 #5152

Grades 10-12 Credit: 1

Prerequisites: pre-science

Agricultural Power and Equipment includes basic information and laboratory activities on small engines, tractors and agricultural equipment maintenance, repair and overhaul. The standards address competencies for electrical motors hydraulic systems and fuel-powered engines.

FA pre-science #FA5171

Grades 9 Credit: 1

Prerequisites: pre-science

pre-science consist of standards to prepare students for biology and subsequent sciences for the university bound student. The content area covers ecology, biological processes, sexual and asexual reproduction and a study of the chemical and physical laws that govern life. This course helps students understand the important role science serves as the agricultural industry. agri-science is awarded a life science credit. 

 

Landscaping & Turf Management #5163

Grades 10-12 Credit: 1

Prerequisites: pre-science

Landscaping offers students a chance to explore the different aspects of a landscaping business, from designing to contracting and maintenance. Students will have a great deal of hands-on activities and landscaping projects on campus.

 

Greenhouse management #5167

Grades 10-12 Credit: 1

Prerequisites: pre-science

This course is designed to prepare a student to manage a greenhouse operation. Students in this class will learn to produce various ornamental crops and food crops. An understanding of structures, crop selection, and growing systems will be explored.

 

Horse Science # 5168

Grades 10-12 Credit: 1

Prerequisites: pre-science

Horse Science will offer students the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge in equine management and production. Topics include breeds, equitation, care equation and training, feeds and nutrition, farrier science, reproduction and farm management, and health care.

pre-science #5171

Grades: 9-12 Credit: 1

pre-science consists of standards to prepare students for biology and subsequent sciences for the university bound student. The content area covers ecology, biological processes, sexual and asexual reproduction and a study of the chemical and physical laws that govern life. This course helps students understand the important role science serves as the agricultural industry. pre-science Is awarded a Life science credit.

Small Animal Care #5172

Grades: 10-12 Credit: 1

Prerequisite: pre-science

Students are introduced to a range of small animals and babies of large animal species. Topics include needs of the animals, such as nutrition, health care, housing or facilities, and the proper management practices in their care. Some subjects discussed include calves, rabbits, dogs, cats, wild game birds, bees, and aquatic life.

 

Veterinary Sci #5176

Grades: 11-12 Credit: 1

Prerequisite: pre-science

The student will analyze vaccines and their role in animal health, evaluate the use of animal health products, study animal laws and regulations, and examine diseases of animals seen in the local area.