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    Explore the amazing world of agriculture!
     

    Plants, Animals, and Leadership

    Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12   ~    Full Year
    1 Credit   
       Students will learn how agriculture plays a key role in the U.S. and world economy along with hands on instruction in plant and animal sciences, mechanics, and leadership development.  A Supervised Agricultural Experience Program (SAE) is required for all students.  Students will participate in the FFA where they will develop leadership and skills for career success.
     
     
    Animal Life
    Grades: 10, 11, 12   ~    Semester
    1/2 Credit 

        This course focuses on the science of small and companion animal care.  Supervised Agricultural Experience Program (SAE) is required.  Students will participate in the FFA where they will develop leadership and skills for career success. 

      
     

    AgriScience I 

    Grades: 10, 11, 12   ~    Full Year
    1 Credit   ~   May be offered for dual Credit 

       This course focuses on plant sciences, specifically with plant production in the greenhouse. Units include plant growth and development, hydroponics, propagation, nutrition, pests, greenhouse management, landscape plant identification, design and installation of irrigation systems, and equipment maintenance. Students will be required to maintain an SAE. Students will participate in FFA where they will develop skills for leadership and career success. Completion of Agriscience I and II will provide one credit of laboratory science for university admission or high school credit and one elective credit. 

     
     
    AgriScience II
    Grades: 10, 11, 12   ~    Full Year
    1 Credit   ~   May be offered for dual Credit 

       This course focuses on the animal sciences as well as the history and trends in animal industries. Units include animal selection, health, nutrition, reproduction, genetics, meat evaluation, and horse care. Business principles of the animal industries are included. Students will be required to maintain an SAE. Students will participate in FFA where they will develop skills for leadership and career success. Completion of Agriscience I and II or Agriscience II and III will provide one credit of laboratory science for university admission or high school credit and one elective credit. 

     
    AgriScience III
    Grades: 10, 11, 12   ~    Full Year
    1 Credit  

       This class will prepare students for careers in the landscaping industry. Units include landscape plant identification, plant pests, plant nutrition, landscape design and installation, turf management, irrigation systems, equipment maintenance. Students will be required to maintain an SAE. Students will participate in FFA where they will develop skills for leadership and career success. Completion of Agriscience II and III will provide one credit of laboratory science for university admission or high school credit and one elective credit. 

     

     

    Agriculture Business Management
    Grades: 12   ~  Full Year
    1 Credit
    Prerequisite: Completion of Agriscience 2
       This course may be taken for Economics credit May be offered for Dual Credit Students will learn the basics of agricultural business management. Topics include entrepreneurship, profit-maximizing principles, salesmanship, leadership in the workplace, machinery management, and job interview skills. A project will be required of all students. Students will be required to maintain an SAE. Students will participate in FFA where they will develop skills for leadership and career success. FFA offers leadership and community service opportunities to assist with entrance into college.
     
     
     
    For more information contact Alicia Gutierrez or 480-883-5120. 
     

     

Last Modified on July 29, 2020