Agriculture Curriculum

  • College in the Schools (CIS) Introductory Animal Science
    Prerequisite: Introduction to Agriculture recommended
    Course Length: 1 semester
    Course Number: K490041
    Course Description:
    This Course is taught as a College in the Schools Course and will take a closer look at the science of large animals. Topics include, breed identification, physiology, nutrition, genetics, reproduction as they apply to production of livestock, poultry and companion animals.

    Introduction to Agriculture
    Prerequisite: none
    Course Number: K401021
    Course Length: 1 semester
    Course Description:
    Students will discover the amazing world of agriculture. This class will take a look at different topics that fall under the agricultural industry. Topics covered in class include plants, large animals, companion animals, natural resources, food processing, leadership and FFA.

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  • Floral Design
    Prerequisite: Horticulture
    Course Number: K401061

    Course Length: 1 semester
    Course Description/Focus:
    This course is for any student with an interest in flowers or working in the floral industry. Students in this hands-on class will apply the principles and elements of design while creating many fresh and dried floral arrangements, corsages, and other floral designs they will be able to take home. Students will also learn to identify and care for cut flowers and learn the business principles of running a floral shop.
     
    Home and Auto Maintenance & Repair
    Prerequisite: none

    Course number: K401031
    Course Length: 1 Semester
    Course Description: 
    This course is designed to introduce students to the general operation and basic care necessary to maintain an automobile and a home. Automotive maintenance items may include: belts, hoses, batteries, tires, fluids, filters, and similar items as well as procedures such as jump starting a stalled car and changing a flat tire. Home maintenance items could include: interior/ exterior walls and coverings, the basics of heating/cooling, plumbing, electrical wiring, and general maintenance, measuring and application of home interiors and exteriors.
     
    Horticulture
    Prerequisite: Introduction to Agriculture recommended, but not required

    Course Number: K401011
    Course Length: 1 semester
    Course Description:
    This course will take a closer look at the science of plants.
     
    Introduction to Small Engines
    Prerequisite: none

    Course Description:
    This course is designed to introduce students to the operation of the internal combustion engine. In this class students will study the principles of four stroke engine operation and the various systems typically found on a small gasoline lawn mower engine. Students will gain a thorough understanding of engine operation through tasks designed to lead the student through disassembling, inspecting, and reassembling a small gasoline engine.

    This course is designed as an introductory class for students with or without previous mechanical knowledge.

    Natural Resources
    Prerequisites:  None

    Course Description:
    This course will take a closer look at the environment and the natural resources found within it. Topics of study will include ecology, wildlife, soils, forestry, water and human impact on the environmental.
     
    Small Animal Care and Management
    Prerequisite: Introduction to Agriculture recommended, but not required.

    Course Number: K401001
    Course Length: 1 semester
    Course Description:
    Students will discover the amazing world of animals. The focus will be placed on companion animals and those that are found at zoos. Students will participate in a variety of hands-on projects and leaning activities that will increase knowledge about species, breeds, care and management of these animals. Students will be introduced to careers in the zoos and small animal industry.
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