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College of Health, Science, and Technology

college of health, science, and technology The College of Health, Science, and Technology Administration 105 660-543-4450 Fax 660-543-8031 ucmo.edu/chst The College of Health, Science, and Technology is comprised of: • The Department of Biology and Agriculture • The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science • The Department of Nursing • The Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology • The Department of Psychological Science • The School of Environmental, Physical and Applied Sciences • The School of Technology

The back of this catalog includes course descriptions of all classes taught at the undergraduate level. Course descriptions can also be found online in MyCentral.

College of Health, Science, and Technology Pre‑Professional Programs Students interested in the premedical, pre‑osteopathy, and pre‑veterinary medicine program should plan to attend the University for four years and graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree. The student should major in biology and minor in chemistry or major in chemistry and minor in biology. Additional electives are required depending upon the student’s needs and interest area. Students interested in pre‑dental, pre-occupational therapy pre‑optometry, and pre‑physical therapy should plan to attend the University two or more years to meet the minimum requirements in biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, and pre-engineering required by the professional school. Additional electives are required depending upon the student’s needs and interest area. Students interested in the pre‑pharmacy program should consult the Chair of the School of Environmental, Physical and Applied Sciences for suggested curriculum.

Biology and AGRICULTURE The Department of Biology and Agriculture W.C. Morris 306 660-543-4933 ucmo.edu/biology

Agriculture AGRICULTURE

Minor for a Bachelor’s Degree UCM does not confer teacher certification for this minor. (110)

Biology and Agriculture 119 Sem. Hours MINOR REQUIREMENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

AGRI 1310 Agronomy I: Row Crops. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 AGRI 1420 Introduction to Animal Science . . . . . . . . . . 3 AGRI 2330 Introduction to Soil Science . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 AGRI 3120 Dist. & Mkt. Agri. Products . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 GECHEM 1104 Intro. to the Sciences: Chemistry . . . . . . . . 4 *ECON 1011 Principles of Microeconomics . . . . . . . . . . 3 AGRI 1200 Agriculture Mechanics, 3 or AGRI 3200 Farm Power & Machinery, 3 . . . . . . . . . . . 3 AGRI 1600 Introductory Horticulture Science. . . . . . . . . 3 * This course has prerequisites not listed in the program; see specific class listing in the catalog for additional requirements.

NOTE: Pending MDHE approval.

AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

Major, Bachelor of Science Degree (43-890) The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in AgriculturalScience will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to: • Use language and concepts of agricultural scienceeffectively in written and oral communications. • Demonstrate computer literacy. • Demonstrate an understanding of theories and principles of economics and agricultural science appropriate to the agri-business firm. • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic practices and theory of agricultural production (agricultural literacy.) • Provide evidence of an international-global perspective of agriculture. • Demonstrate appropriate and effective social interactions. • Demonstrate ability to analyze situations and solve problems in an agricultural science context. • Demonstrate knowledge of how national and international policies impacting agriculture are developed. Sem. Hours MAJOR REQUIREMENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60-66

CORE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 AGRI 1100 Introduction to Agriculture . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 AGRI 1420 Introduction to Animal Science . . . . . . . . . . 3 AGRI 1600 Introductory Horticulture Science . . . . . . . . 3 AGRI 2330 Introduction to Soil Science . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 AGRI 2425 Introduction to Animal Production . . . . . . . . 3 AGRI 3110 Agri-Business Management . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 AGRI 3120 Dist. & Mktg. Agri. Products . . . . . . . . . . . 3 AGRI 3610 Agriculture Pest Management . . . . . . . . . . 3 AGRI 3810 Internship In Agriculture. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 10 AGRI 4101 Agriculture Capstone Experience . . . . . . . . 3 AGRI 4300 Soil Fertility & Fertilizers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 AGRI 1310 Agronomy I: Row Crops, 2 or AGRI 2315 Agronomy II: Forages, 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 AGRI 3410 Animal Breeding, 3 or (required for Area 2) AGRI 4310 Plant Breeding & Genetics, 3. . . . . . . . . . . 3 ECON 1011 Principles of Microeconomics . . . . . . . . . . 3 Elect one of the 4 areas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21-27 Area 1 Agribusiness Management - 27 hours AGRI 3140 Agriculture Analysis & Statistics. . . . . . . . 3 AGRI 4110 Agricultural Futures Trading . . . . . . . . . . 3 AGRI 4120 International Agriculture. . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 AGRI 4140 Agricultural Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 AGRI 4150 Natural Resource Economics . . . . . . . . . 3 BLAW 2720 Legal Environment of Business. . . . . . . . . 3 MGT 3325 Business Communications . . . . . . . . . . . 3 MKT 3430 Professional Sales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ACCT 2100 Survey of Accounting, 3, or ACCT 2101 Principles of Financial Accounting, 3. . . . 3 Area 2 Animal Sciences - 21 hours AGRI 3415 Meat Science. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 AGRI 3420 Animal Nutrition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 AGRI 4110 Agricultural Futures Trading . . . . . . . . . . 3 AGRI 4415 Reproduction of Farm Animals . . . . . . . . 3

The University of Central Missouri 2014 Undergraduate Catalog


UCM 2014 Undergraduate Catalog