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2007-2009 Courses and Programs

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Curriculum in Public Service and Administration in Agriculture

Administered by the Department of Sociology.

Typical Program for the First Year
Cr. Degree Requirements
12.5 Interpersonal and public communication skills
Engl 150, 250; Jl MC 205; Sp Cm 212; Lib 160; communication-intensive requirement
18 Mathematical, physical and life sciences
Math 150; Stat 101; electives in physical sciences (5 cr.); Biol 101; electives in biological sciences (3 cr.) (To fulfill the College’s environmental intensive requirement, students are encouraged to choose Environmental Studies 120 or 173 as the elective in the biological sciences; demonstration of computer proficiency) (see Sociology Department for requirements).
12 Humanities, ethics, and social sciences
Humanities elective (3 cr.); from approved lists: 3 cr. in ethics; 3 cr. in U.S. diversity; 3 credits in international perspectives. The 3-credit College of Agriculture requirement in the social sciences is included as part of the Public Service and Administration Core as are the environmental-intensive requirement and problem solving-intensive requirement.
46 Public service and administration core
Economics: 101, 102, 344 or Acct 284, 336; AgEds 451
Political science: 215, 310, 371, 475, and 3 additional credits of political science courses at the 300-level or above. Sociology: 110, 130, 325 or 382, 415, 420 or 380, and 464
9 Agricultural sciences
15 Required area of concentration
15.5 Free electives
128 Total credits
Typical Program for the First Year
Cr. Fall
3 First-Year Composition:Engl 150
3 Introductory Biology: Biol 101
3 Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences I:Math 150
3 Rural Institutions and Organizations:Soc 130
3 Principles of Microeconomics:Econ 101
R Orientation to Public Service and Administration in Agriculture:Soc 110
Cr. Spring
3 Principles of Macroeconomics:Econ 102
3 American Government: Institutions and Policies:Pol S 215
3 Fundamentals of Speech Communication:Sp Cm 212
6 Agricultural Science
0.5 Library Instruction:Lib 160