Northwood-Kensett High School
|AGA-114 Principles of Agronomy||M Cotter||3|
|ELT-745 Maintenance Shop Operations||S Hartman||3|
|ENG-105 Composition I||A Clark||3|
|ENG-106 Composition II||A Clark||3|
AGA-114 Principles of Agronomy (3 s.h.)
A foundation course in Agronomy, this course addresses areas including plant anatomy, plant classification and ID, crop physiology, climate, weeds, insects, and crop diseases. Students will take the Iowa Private Pesticide exam as a requirement for this course. (38-15-0-0) Equivalent to 90-160, AGAS-701
ELT-745 Maintenance Shop Operations (3 s.h.)
This course provides an introduction to shop equipment generally found in the industrial maintenance environment. Students will receive instruction and practice with metal saws, drills, grinders, elementary welding and cutting, thread repair, anchors and fasteners. This course covers the study of mechanical prints to identify parts in assembly and repair situations, and the use of catalogs to find and order repair parts, study of bearings and seals, applications, and failure analysis. (30-30-0-0) Equivalent to 96-156, EMST-805
ENG-105 Composition I (3 s.h.)
Improvement of skills in reading, writing, and listening with an emphasis on expository methods of development and personal experience as supporting material. Students may be requested to use word processors and the Writer’s Workbench analyses programs, the Writer’s Workbench STEPS programs, and the structuring sentences video series. Students must meet minimum competency requirements in writing to receive a grade of C or higher. (45-0) Equivalent to ENGL-104, ENGL-101, 30-101, ENG-102.
ENG-106 Composition II (3 s.h.)
Prerequisite: ENG-105, Composition I, or ENG-102, Composition & Speech I. Students must have earned a C or higher grade in Composition I or Composition & Speech I before enrolling in Composition II.
A continuation of ENG-105 Composition I, with an emphasis on argumentative and persuasive writing, on research methods, and on language. Students may be requested to use word processors, Writer’s Workbench analyses, Writer’s
Workbench STEPS, and sentence structuring videos. (45-0) Equivalent to ENGL-102, ENGL-105, 30-102, ENG-103.