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The transfer curriculum shown below is designed for students who plan to pursue a degree in agribusiness at a senior college or university after completing their studies at Navarro College. Upon successful completion of courses shown, the student will graduate with an Associate in Science degree with an emphasis in agribusiness. If the student elects not to follow the recommended sequence, a counselor will help the student select courses needed to reach his or her educational goals.

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Course Descriptions

AGRI 1131 The Agriculture Industry

Overview of agriculture and the American agriculture system including an examination of career opportunities and requirements.

 

AGRI 1307 Agronomy

Principles and practices in the development production and management of field crops including growth and development climate plant requirements pest management and production methods.

 

AGRI 1315 Horticulture

Horticultural plants. Examination of environmental effects basic principles of reproduction production methods ranging from outdoor to controlled climates nutrition and pest management. (Cross-listed as HORT 1301)

 

AGRI 1319 Introductory Animal Sciences

Scientific animal production and the importance of livestock and meat industries. Selection reproduction nutrition management and marketing of livestock.

 

AGRI 2301 Agricultural Power Units

Fundamentals of internal combustion engines: gasoline diesel and liquefied petroleum. Maintenance and adjustments of the electrical ignition fuel lubricating and cooling systems.

 

AGRI 2317 Introduction to Agriculture Economics

Fundamental economic principles and their application in the agricultural industry.

 

AGRI 2321 Livestock Evaluation

Evaluation and grading of market cattle swine sheep and goats and their carcasses and wholesale cuts. Emphasis will be placed on value determination. Selection and evaluation of breeding cattle sheep swine and goats with emphasis on economically important traits.

OFFERED ON CAMPUS

Midlothian

DEGREE PLANS OFFERED
Agribusiness (AS)
60 credit hours

NEXT TERM: SPRING 16-WEEK & 1st 8-WEEK

November 6 - January 10Registration
Payment due by January 10 at 5 p.m.
COLLEGE CLOSED FOR WINTER HOLIDAYS: DECEMBER 21 - JANUARY 1
January 16 - 17Late Registration
Payment due by January 17 at 5 p.m.
January 16Classes start
DEGREE & TRANSFER OPTIONS
Complete your degree and begin your career or transfer to a 4-year college to continue your studies.

 

Have transfer credits from another college or university? Send your official transcript(s) to the Office of Admissions & Records at 3200 W. 7th Avenue, Corsicana, TX 75110

ACCREDITATION
Navarro College is accredited by the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees; approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; and is a member of the Texas Association of Community Colleges and the American Association of Community Colleges.
PROGRAM CONTACT INFORMATION

Office of Executive Dean, Corsicana Campus | 903.875.7594

Program Coordinator, Midlothian Campus | 972.775.7223

OFFICE HOURS

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.