AGRI 101: Introduction to Agriculture

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General Elective

Introduction to modern agricultural industries, history, management philosophies, and challenges. Course topics include: food crop production, sustainable resource management, global food demands, and economics. Students will be provided an opportunity to research and explore their career interests and create a strategy for their professional future in agriculture.

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Course Learning Outcomes

Core Topics


  1. 1 History & Challenges of Modern Agriculture 2 Agricultural (Food Producing) Industries
    • Plant (Food Crops) Industry & Sciences
    • Animal Industries & Sciences
    3 Agricultural Mechanization 4 Agr-Business (Economics, Marketing & World Trade) 5 Sustainable Agriculture Resource Management Theories 6 Environmental Impacts, Biotechnology, and Safety 7 Natural Resource Industries & Sciences 8 Global Agriculture (Food Supplies & Demands) 9 Career Pathways & Occupations in Agriculture