Academics

Agriculture

Sample Schedule (2 year plan)

First Semester
ENG-105 Composition I 3 s.h.
MATH Appropriate Math class* 3-4 s.h.
CHM-151 College Chemistry & Lab 4 s.h.
Agriculture Elective 3 s.h.
SDV-199 College Essentials 1 s.h.
Elective 2-3 s.h.
Total 16-18 s.h.
Second Semester
ENG-106 Composition II 3 s.h.
MAT-156 Intro to Statistics 3 s.h.
PHI-102 Introduction to Ethics 3 s.h.
Social Science Class 3 s.h.
ACC-111 Intro to Accounting
(if needed or agriculture elective)
3 s.h.
Total 15 s.h.
Third Semester
SPC-112 Public Speaking 3 s.h.
ACC-121 Principles of Accounting I 3 s.h.
ECN-120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 s.h.
BIO-102 Introductory Biology OR
BIO-202 Biology I**
4 s.h.
Agriculture Elective 3 s.h.
Total 16 s.h.
Fourth Semester
ECN-130 Principles of Microeconomics 3 s.h.
Humanities 3 s.h.
General Education Elective 3-4 s.h.
Agriculture Elective 3 s.h.
Humanities 3 s.h.
Total 15-16 s.h.

* – Appropriate math level needed before enrolling in any math class.
** – Some ag majors require Bio-202 Biology I and Bio-203 Biology II instead of Bio-102 Intro to Biology—need to take Bio-202 and Bio-203 at the same institution to avoid transfer issues. Some ag majors require PHY-106 Survey of Physics.

Note: Please check with transfer institution for their specific requirements or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for further transfer planning.

    • AA Degree meets the General Education Requirements for the College of Liberal Arts at most transfer institutions.
    • Check with transfer institution for Foreign Language Requirement.
    • Admission requirements vary from institution to institution.  Contact the transfer institution or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for assistance.
    • Suggested schedule dependent on entry level of student.
    • For specific transfer information to ISU (http://www.agstudent.iastate.edu/articulation/transfer_plans.php)

Suggested Agriculture Electives:

    • Animal Science I & Lab
    • Principles of Agronomy
    • Fundamentals of Soil Science
    • Principles of Crop Production

Suggested Humanities Electives:

    • Western Civiliztion
    • Music Appreciation

All degrees must be 62 hours: 40 Gen Ed/22 Elective

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