St. Ansgar High School
|AGS-109 Animal Science||Jim Green||3|
|AGA-114 Principles of Agronomy||Jim Green||3|
|WEL-335 Ag & Industry Welding||Craig Christensen||2|
AGS-109 Animal Science I (3 s.h.)
This course is designed to provide students with a general overview of the livestock industry. It identifies the ways in which domestic animals serve the basic needs of humans for food, fiber, shelter, protection, fuel and emotional well-being. Students will develop an understanding of and be able to apply the basic principles of animal selection, breeding, genetics, feeding, health, and husbandry practices. As a student, you will become familiar with the economic and social issues that confront the livestock industry. (45-0) Equivalent
to 70-112, AGSS-701.
AGA-114 Principles of Agronomy (3 s.h.)
Topics covered include: plant anatomy and physiology; plant classification and ID; pest classification and ID; and pesticides, pest management, application equipment, calibration, laws/regulations. Students will take the Iowa Core Manual examination as a requirement for this course. (38-15) Equivalent to 90-160, AGAS-701.
WEL-335 Ag and Industry Welding (2 s.h.)
This is a basic arc/oxy-fuel welding and cutting course. The students will perform introductory skills in SMAW, GTAW, and GMAW welding, oxy-acetylene welding, and oxy-fuel cutting. The student learns safety procedures relating to welding subjects and general shop safety. (15-30)