Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

   

Contact Information
Foy D. Mills Jr., Chair
ACU Box 27986
Abilene, Texas 79699-7986
Zona Luce Building, Room 208

 

Phone: 325-674-2401
Fax: 325-674-6936
Email: millsf@acu.edu
Web: www.acu.edu/agenv 

 

Majors: Agribusiness (BS) 
             Animal Science (BS) 
             Environmental Science (BS)
             Animal Health Professions Cooperative (BS)

 

Minors: Agricultural Sciences 
             Environmental Sciences

Faculty
Bryan E. Brokaw, Professor
James C. Cooke, Professor
Florah Mhlanga, Professor
Emmett Miller, Assistant Professor
Foy D. Mills Jr., Professor

Michael Nicodemus, Assistant Professor

 

Course Descriptions
Please see the Course Descriptions section of this catalog. Courses offered by the Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences include those with the following designations: AENV, AGRB, ANSC, ENVR.



 

The Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences offers the Bachelor of Science
degree in agribusiness, animal science and environmental science. A "fast-track" cooperative degree in animal science is available for students who wish to enter a school of veterinary medicine after three years at ACU. Students considering graduate work or governmental employment should consult their advisor during the sophomore year. For information on scholarships available in agricultural and environmental sciences, see the department chair. 

Introduction

“The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it” (Genesis 2:15). Thus began God’s initial ministry for humankind. Though man would choose to disregard God’s command, God’s desire is for reconciliation and relationship with His creation.

The faculty in the Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (A&E) at Abilene Christian University believes in this ministry of reconciliation. We challenge students to think about their relationship with God and caring for His creation in a world that is often hostile to the Creator. Consequently, the mission of A&E is to educate students for Christian stewardship of sustainable agricultural and environmental systems throughout the world.

We take this responsibility very seriously, because it is Kingdom business. Whether it takes the form of a former student making decisions in the boardroom of corporate agribusiness, serving the poor in developing countries by teaching them to feed themselves or remediating an abused land site, our desire is that, “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving” (Colossians 23:24).

If you are interested in a place where career aspirations are not disconnected from family, church and community, where learning is informed by faith and where servant leadership is expected and modeled, we encourage you to consider A&E.

Study Abroad Expectations

All students are encouraged to participate in ACU’s Study Abroad program. Classes offered at Study Abroad sites vary depending on the site. Academic advisors can assist students in planning ahead for their Study Abroad experience and should be consulted during the freshman year.

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Bachelor of Science Degrees (BS)

Admission Requirements
Before being admitted to a program, a student must satisfy the requirements listed in the ACT/SAT Placement Information section of this catalog.

 

   AGRIBUSINESS (BS)






The BS in agribusiness combines training in agricultural economics, business and technical agriculture. Majors in this area are prepared for business allied with agriculture, including banks and other lending agencies, real estate, insurance companies, farm supply and equipment companies, firms processing and marketing agricultural products, and public agencies associated with agriculture. Students are also prepared to pursue graduate education.
BS: AGRIBUSINESS DEGREE PLAN (AGRB)
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UNIVERSITY CORE
Bible
     BIBL 101 Life and Teachings of Jesus ....................................................................
     BIBL 102 Acts-Revelation .....................................................................................
     BIBL 211 Message of the Old Testament ................................................................
     BIBL 212 Christianity in Culture ............................................................................

     Advanced Bible ...................................................................................................

3

3

3

3

3

English
     ENGL 111 Composition and Rhetoric .....................................................................
     Sophomore Literature ..........................................................................................

3

3

Speech
     COMS 111 Fundamentals of Communication ..........................................................3
History
     HIST 100-299 .....................................................................................................3
Science

     BIOL 112 General Biology I or 
          BIOL 113 General Biology II ...........................................................................

     CHEM 113 Introductory Chemistry .......................................................................


3

3

Mathematics
    MATH 130 Finite Math for Applications ....................................................................3
Exercise Science

     EXSC 100 + 3 activities .......................................................................................

4

University Seminar
     UNIV 100 ...........................................................................................................1
TOTAL UNIVERSITY CORE ......................................................................................41

BS DEGREE CORE

English

     ENGL 326 Business and Professional Writing ..........................................................3
Social Sciences/Humanities

     AGRB 261 Principles of Agricultural and Applied Economics .....................................
     ECON 260 Principles of Macroeconomics ................................................................

     Choose one: POLS 221, 225, 226 .........................................................................

3

3

3

Fine Arts
     Choose one: ART 101, 221, 222, MUSM 230, MUSM 231, MUSM 232, MUSM 233
                        THEA 220 or THEA 250 .....................................................................

3
TOTAL BS CORE .....................................................................................................15
MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Core

     AENV 110 Intro. to Ag. and Envr. Syst. and Tech ...................................................

     ANSC 111 General Animal Science .......................................................................

     ENVR 112 Plant Science .......................................................................................

     ENVR 233 Soil Science .........................................................................................

3

3

3

3

TOTAL ....................................................................................................................12
Agribusiness

     AGRB 382 Agribusiness Management ....................................................................
     AGRB 385 Food and Fiber Marketing .....................................................................

     AGRB 430 Commodity Markets .............................................................................

     AGRB 442 Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy (writing intensive course).......

     ACCT 210 Financial Accounting .............................................................................
     ACCT 211 Managerial Accounting .........................................................................

     BLAW 363 Legal Environment of Business ..............................................................

     Advanced selections from: AENV, AGRB, ANSC, or ENVR ........................................

3
3
3
3
3
3
3
9
TOTAL ....................................................................................................................30
SUPPLEMENT FOR MAJOR
Science Core

     BIOL 114 General Biology I Lab or 
          BIOL 115 General Biology II Lab .....................................................................

     CHEM 111 Introductory Chemistry Lab ..................................................................


1
1

Business

     FIN 310 Financial Management .............................................................................

     IS 322 Business Statistics ....................................................................................

     MGMT 330 Management and Organizational Behavior .............................................

     MGMT 331 Production and Process Management .....................................................

     MGMT 439 Strategic Management  ...........................................................................

     MKTG 340 Principles of Marketing .........................................................................
     Advanced selection from: ACCT, FIN, MGMT, MKTG ................................................

3
3
3

3
3
3
3

TOTAL ....................................................................................................................23
ELECTIVES

     Minimum ............................................................................................................

7

OTHER GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

     Minimum GPA for graduation ................................................................................

     Minimum advanced hours ....................................................................................

     Minimum total hours ............................................................................................

2.00

33

128

Courses numbered 0** do not count in minimum hours required for degree.



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   ANIMAL SCIENCE (BS)

The animal science degree is designed to prepare students to effectively serve the livestock industry by producing graduates conversant in issues related to animal agriculture. The curriculum is designed for academically talented students interested in the application of biology and technology to the care, management and study of domestic animals. While the program emphasizes traditional farm species of dairy cattle, beef cattle and swine, it also addresses companion animals, small ruminants and poultry. The animal science curriculum contains a fundamental animal science core accompanied by emphasis tracks. The tracks are pre-veterinary medicine and health, business and industry, livestock management, and biotechnology and research. Graduates are prepared for admission to professional and/or graduate programs for advanced studies or entry into career fields. 

BS: ANIMAL SCIENCE DEGREE PLAN (ANSC)
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UNIVERSITY CORE
Bible

     BIBL 101 Life and Teachings of Jesus ....................................................................
     BIBL 102 Acts-Revelation .....................................................................................
     BIBL 211 Message of the Old Testament ................................................................
     BIBL 212 Christianity in Culture ............................................................................

     Advanced Bible ...................................................................................................

3

3

3

3

3

English
     ENGL 111 Composition and Rhetoric .....................................................................
     Sophomore Literature ..........................................................................................

3

3

Speech
     COMS 111 Fundamentals of Communication ..........................................................3
History
     HIST 100-299 .....................................................................................................3
Science
     BIOL 112 General Biology I ..................................................................................
     CHEM 113 Introductory Chemistry or

          CHEM 133 General Chemistry I (BR and PVH) ...................................................

3

 

3

Mathematics

     MATH 123 Introduction to Probability and Statistics (BI and LM) or 

          MATH 124 Precalculus II (BR) or

          MATH 185 Calculus I (PVH) .............................................................................

 

 

3

Exercise Science
     EXSC 100 + 3 activities (LM and PVH use ANSC 360 for 1 activity) ..........................

4

University Seminar
     UNIV 100 ...........................................................................................................1
TOTAL UNIVERSITY CORE ......................................................................................41
BS DEGREE CORE
English
     ENGL 326 Business and Professional Writing ..........................................................3
Social Sciences/Humanities

     AGRB 261 Principles of Agricultural and Applied Economics .....................................
     Choose two: anthropology, geography, history, philosophy, political science
                        psychology (also EDUC 221), sociology

                        (maximum one course per area) .......................................................

3

 

6

Fine Arts
     Choose one: ART 101, 221, 222, MUSM 230, MUSM 231, MUSM 232, MUSM 233
                        THEA 220 or THEA 250 .....................................................................

3
TOTAL BS CORE .....................................................................................................15
MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Core
     AENV 110 Intro. to Ag. and Envr. Syst. and Tech ...................................................
     ANSC 111 General Animal Science .......................................................................
     ENVR 112 Plant Science .......................................................................................
     ENVR 233 Soil Science .........................................................................................

3

3

3

3

TOTAL ....................................................................................................................12
Animal Science Core
     AGRB 382 Agribusiness Management ....................................................................
     ANSC 336 Animal Nutrition ...................................................................................
     ANSC 343 Animal Reproduction ............................................................................
     ANSC 392 Animal Health ......................................................................................
     ANSC 496 Animal Breeding ..................................................................................
     ANSC 497 Special Problems in Animal Science (writing-intensive course) .................
3
3
3
3
3
3
TOTAL ....................................................................................................................18
 ANIMAL INDUSTRY AND BUSINESS TRACK (BI)
     AGRB 385 Food and Fiber Marketing .....................................................................
     AGRB 430 Commodity Markets .............................................................................
     ANSC 337 Animal Nutrition Lab .............................................................................
     ANSC 345 Techniques in Animal Production ...........................................................
     Choose two from the following: ............................................................................
          ANSC 235 Companion Animal Management
          ANSC 363 Monogastric Livestock Production
          ANSC 483 Ruminant Livestock Production
     Choose one from the following: ............................................................................
          AENV 371 Experimental Design and Data Analysis
          AGRB 442 Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy
          ENVR 350 Rangeland Ecology

3

3

1

1

6



3


TOTAL ...................................................................................................................17
SUPPLEMENT FOR MAJOR (BI Track)

     ACCT 210 Financial Accounting .............................................................................
     ACCT 211 Managerial Accounting .........................................................................
     BIOL 114 General Biology I Lab ............................................................................
     BIOL 113/115 General Biology II Lecture/Lab ........................................................
     BIOL 351 Genetics ..............................................................................................
     CHEM 111 Introductory Chemistry Lab ..................................................................

     CHEM 112/114 Introductory Organic and Biological Chemistry Lecture/Lab ...............

3
3

1
4

3

1
4

TOTAL ...................................................................................................................19
BIOTECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH TRACK (BR)
     AENV 371 Experimental Designs and Data Analysis ..................................................
     ANSC 337 Animal Nutrition Lab .............................................................................
     ANSC 431 Animal Biotechnology ...........................................................................
Recommended Emphases:
     Biotechnology Emphasis (8 hours)
          BIOL 312 Cell Biology .....................................................................................
          BIOL 475 Molecular Genetics ...........................................................................
          BIOL 476 Biotechnology Lab ............................................................................
     Research Emphasis (7 hours)
          ANSC 345 Techniques in Animal Production ......................................................
          Choose two from the following: .......................................................................
               ANSC 235 Companion Animal Management 
               ANSC 363 Monogastric Livestock Production 
               ANSC 483 Ruminant Livestock Production 
               ENVR 350 Rangeland Management
3
1
3


3
3
2

1
6



TOTAL ...................................................................................................................14-15
SUPPLEMENT FOR MAJOR (BR Track)
     BIOL 114 General Biology I Lab ............................................................................

     BIOL 113/115 General Biology II Lecture/Lab ........................................................

     BIOL 351 Genetics ..............................................................................................
     CHEM 131 General Chemistry Lab ........................................................................

     CHEM 132/134 General Chemistry II Lecture/Lab ...................................................

     CHEM 221/223 Organic Chemistry I Lecture/Lab ....................................................

     CHEM 322/324 Organic Chemistry II Lecture/Lab ...................................................

1
4
3
1
4
4
4
TOTAL ...................................................................................................................21
LIVESTOCK MANAGEMENT TRACK (LM)
     ANSC 337 Animal Nutrition Lab .............................................................................
     ANSC 345 Techniques in Animal Production ...........................................................
     ANSC 483 Ruminant Livestock Production ..............................................................
     ENVR 350 Rangeland Ecology ...............................................................................
Recommended Emphases:
     Animal Production Emphasis (14 hours)
          ANSC 235 Companion Animal Management ......................................................
          ANSC 360 Horses and Horsemanship ...............................................................
          ANSC 363 Monogastric Livestock Production .....................................................
          Choose two from the following: .......................................................................
               AENV 371 Experimental Designs and Data Analysis
               AGRB 385 Food and Fiber Marketing
               AGRB 430 Commodity Markets
               ANSC 431 Animal Biotechnology
     Rangeland Ecology Emphasis (13 hours)
          ENVR 345 Rangeland Plants ............................................................................
          ENVR 354 Range Science ................................................................................
          ENVR 455 Wildlife Ecology ...............................................................................
          Choose one from the following: .......................................................................
               AENV 371 Experimental Designs and Data Analysis
               AGRB 442 Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy
               ANSC 235 Companion Animal Management
               ANSC 363 Monogastric Livestock Production
               ENVR 341 Water Resources
1
1
3
3


3
2
3
6





3
3
4
3




TOTAL ...................................................................................................................21-22
SUPPLEMENT FOR MAJOR (LM Track)
     BIOL 114 General Biology I Lab ............................................................................
     BIOL 113/115 General Biology II Lecture/Lab ........................................................
     BIOL 351 Genetics ..............................................................................................
     CHEM 111 Introductory Chemistry Lab ..................................................................

     CHEM 112/114 Introductory Organic and Biological Chemistry Lecture/Lab ...............

1
4
3
1
4
TOTAL ...................................................................................................................13
PREVETERINARY MEDICINE AND HEALTH TRACK (PVH)

     ANSC 235 Companion Animal Management ...........................................................
     ANSC 360 Horses and Horsemanship ....................................................................

3

2

TOTAL ....................................................................................................................5
SUPPLEMENT FOR MAJOR (PVH Track)

     BIOL 114 General Biology I Lab ............................................................................

     BIOL 113/115 General Biology II Lecture/Lab ........................................................

     BIOL 351 Genetics ..............................................................................................

     BIOL 355/357 Microbiology I Lecture/Lab .............................................................   
     CHEM 131 General Chemistry Lab ........................................................................

     CHEM 132/134 General Chemistry II Lecture/Lab ...................................................

     CHEM 221/223 Organic Chemistry I Lecture/Lab ....................................................

     CHEM 322/324 Organic Chemistry II Lecture/Lab ...................................................

     CHEM 453 Biochemistry I .....................................................................................
     CHEM 454 Biochemistry II ...................................................................................

1

4

3

4

1

4

4

4
3
3

TOTAL ....................................................................................................................31
ELECTIVES
     Minimum (BI Track) ............................................................................................
     Minimum (BR Track) ............................................................................................
     Minimum (LM Track) ............................................................................................
     Minimum (PVH Track) ..........................................................................................
6
6-7
7-8
6
OTHER GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

     Minimum GPA for graduation ................................................................................

     Minimum advanced hours ....................................................................................

     Minimum total hours ............................................................................................

2.00

33

128

Courses numbered 0** do not count in minimum hours required for degree.



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   ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (BS)

The purpose of this degree is to fulfill the educational needs of students who are preparing for careers in natural resource management. As the national consciousness of the finite nature of natural resources has increased, the extraction industries, agriculture and manufacturers in general have been required to change the way they handle natural resources. Interactions between companies that consume natural resources and regulations governing the conservation of these resources have led to the creation of new disciplines and new career opportunities. Graduate schools in colleges of agriculture as well as in colleges of arts and sciences offer degrees and graduate assistantships in a multitude of environmental areas. The emergence of new jobs in natural resource management indicate the opportunities for graduates in environmental science.

BS: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE DEGREE PLAN (ENVR)
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UNIVERSITY CORE
Bible
     BIBL 101 Life and Teachings of Jesus ....................................................................
     BIBL 102 Acts-Revelation .....................................................................................
     BIBL 211 Message of the Old Testament ................................................................
     BIBL 212 Christianity in Culture ............................................................................

     Advanced Bible ...................................................................................................

3

3

3

3

3

English
     ENGL 111 Composition and Rhetoric .....................................................................
     Sophomore Literature ..........................................................................................

3

3

Speech
     COMS 111 Fundamentals of Communication ..........................................................3
History
     HIST 100-299 .....................................................................................................3
Science

     BIOL 112 General Biology I ..................................................................................

     CHEM 113 Introductory Chemistry or 
          CHEM 133 General Chemistry I (ENVF) ............................................................

3

 

3

Mathematics
     MATH 123 Introduction to Probability and Statistics .................................................3
Exercise Science

     EXSC 100 + 3 activities .......................................................................................

     ENVO activity menu: EXSC 206, 210, 211, 225, 229239
                                    341, 343, 345350, 351, 352

4

 

 

University Seminar
     UNIV 100 ...........................................................................................................1
TOTAL UNIVERSITY CORE ......................................................................................41

BS DEGREE CORE

English

     ENGL 326 Business and Professional Writing ..........................................................3
Social Sciences/Humanities

     AGRB 261 Principles of Agricultural and Applied Economics .....................................
     POLS 225 National Government ............................................................................

     Choose one: anthropology, geography, history, philosophypsychology
           (also EDUC 221), sociology ............................................................................

3

3

 

3

Fine Arts
     Choose one: ART 101, 221, 222, MUSM 230, MUSM 231, MUSM 232, MUSM 233
                        THEA 220 or THEA 250 .....................................................................

3
TOTAL BS CORE .....................................................................................................15
MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Core

     AENV 110 Intro. to Ag. and Envr. Syst. and Tech ...................................................

     ANSC 111 General Animal Science .......................................................................

     ENVR 112 Plant Science .......................................................................................

     ENVR 233 Soil Science .........................................................................................

3

3

3

3

TOTAL ....................................................................................................................12
Environmental Science Core
     AGRB 382 Agribusiness Management ....................................................................
     ENVR 350 Rangeland Ecology ..............................................................................
     ENVR 410 Environmental Law and Policy ..............................................................
     ENVR 420 Environmental Thought (writing-intensive course) .................................. 
3
3
3
3
TOTAL ...................................................................................................................12
SUPPLEMENT FOR MAJOR
Science Core

     BIOL 114 General Biology I Lab ............................................................................

     BIOL 113/115 General Biology II Lecture/Lab ........................................................

1

4

TOTAL ....................................................................................................................5
WILDLIFE AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT TRACK (ENVW)

     ANSC 336 Animal Nutrition ...................................................................................
     BIOL 221/223 Animal Biology or
          BIOL 222/224 Plant Biology .............................................................................
     CHEM 111 Intro to Chemistry Lab .........................................................................

     CHEM 112/114 Intro to Organic and Biological Chemistry ........................................

     ENVR 345 Rangeland Plants .................................................................................

     ENVR 354 Range Science .....................................................................................

     ENVR 455 Wildlife Ecology ....................................................................................
     Advanced selections from AENV or ENVR ...............................................................

     Choose two: BIOL 305, 311, 315, 322, 362, 367, 370, 380, 403425, 471, 477 .........

3

4
1

4

3

3

4
6

6

TRACK TOTAL ........................................................................................................34
OUTDOOR STUDIES TRACK (ENVO)

     AENV 384 Internship in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences .............................

     CHEM 111 Introduction to Chemistry Lab ...............................................................

     CHEM 112/114 Intro to Organic and Biological Chemistry ........................................

     ENVR 345 Rangeland Plants .................................................................................

     ENVR 455 Wildlife Ecology ....................................................................................
     Advanced selections from AENV or ENVR ...............................................................

     EXSC 241 First Aid ..............................................................................................

     EXSC 360 Leadership and Management for Health Promotion ..................................

     EXSC 460 Program Planning for Health Promotion ..................................................

     Choose two courses (in addition to UNIV core requirements): ..................................
          EXSC 206, 210, 211, 225, 229239341, 343, 345350, 351, 352.

3

1

4

3

4
6

3

3

3
2

  

TRACK TOTAL ........................................................................................................32
FIELD TECHNOLOGY TRACK (ENVF)

     CHEM 131 General Chemistry Lab ........................................................................

     CHEM 132/134 General Chemistry II Lab and General Chemistry II .........................

     CHEM 221/223 Organic Chemistry I Lab and Organic Chemistry I ............................

     CHEM 322/324 Organic Chemistry II Lab and Organic Chemistry II .........................

     CHEM 341 Environmental Chemistry .....................................................................

     ENVR 320 Energy Resources ................................................................................

     ENVR 341 Water Resources ..................................................................................

     ENVR 345 Rangeland Plants .................................................................................
     Advanced selections from AENV or ENVR ...............................................................

1

4

4

4

3

3

3

3
6

TRACK TOTAL ........................................................................................................31
POLITICS AND PUBLIC POLICY TRACK (ENVP)

     AGRB 442 Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy ................................................

     CHEM 111 Introduction to Chemistry Lab ...............................................................

     CHEM 112/114 Intro to Organic and Biological Chemistry ........................................
     Advanced selections from AENV or ENVR ...............................................................

     POLS 341 American Public Policy ..........................................................................

     Choose four: POLS 345, 360, 381, 383, 385, 395, 483, 488, 492, 494 ....................

3

1

4

9

3
12

TRACK TOTAL ........................................................................................................32
ELECTIVES

     Minimum (ENVW) ................................................................................................

     Minimum (ENVO, ENVP) .......................................................................................

     Minimum (ENVF) .................................................................................................

9

11
12

OTHER GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

     Minimum GPA for graduation ................................................................................

     Minimum advanced hours ....................................................................................

     Minimum total hours ............................................................................................

2.00

33

128

Courses numbered 0** do not count in minimum hours required for degree.



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   COOPERATIVE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE (BS)

Admission Requirements
Before being admitted to a program, a student must satisfy the requirements listed in the ACT/SAT Placement Information section of this catalog.

ANIMAL HEALTH PROFESSIONS COOPERATIVE (BS)

The Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences offers the BS degree in cooperation with some schools of veterinary medicine. In this program a bachelor's degree (BS in Animal Science) is awarded to certain qualified students who have satisfactorily completed three years of prescribed work at ACU (a minimum of 104 hours) plus one year at a recognized school of veterinary medicine. 

BS: ANIMAL HEALTH PROFESSIONS COOPERATIVE DEGREE PLAN (AHPC)
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UNIVERSITY CORE
Bible
     BIBL 101 Life and Teachings of Jesus ........................................
     BIBL 102 Acts-Revelation ...........................................................
     BIBL 211 Message of the Old Testament ...................................
     BIBL 212 Christianity in Culture .................................................

3

3

3

3

English
     ENGL 111 Composition and Rhetoric ..........................................
     Sophomore Literature ................................................................

3

3

Speech
     COMS 111 Fundamentals of Communication ..............................3
History

     HIST 100-299 .............................................................................

3
Science
     BIOL 112 General Biology I ........................................................

     CHEM 133 General Chemistry I ..................................................

3

3

Mathematics
     MATH 131 Calculus for Applications or

          MATH 185 Calculus I ..............................................................

 

3

Exercise Science
     EXSC 100 + 3 activities ...............................................................4
University Seminar
     UNIV 100 .....................................................................................1
TOTAL UNIVERSITY CORE .............................................................38
BS DEGREE CORE
English
     ENGL 326 Business and Professional Writing .............................3
Social Sciences/Humanities

     AGRB 261 Principles of Agricultural and Applied Economics ...............

     Choose two: anthropology, geography, history, philosophy,

                          political science, psychology (also EDUC 221), sociology
                        (maximum one course per area) .....................................

3

 

 

6

Fine Arts

     Choose one: ART 101, 221, 222, MUSM 230, MUSM 231, MUSM 232,

                          MUSM 233THEA 220 or THEA 250 ........................


3
TOTAL BS CORE ...............................................................15
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Animal Science

     AENV 110 Intro. to Ag. and Envr. Syst. and Tech. ................................

     ANSC 111 General Animal Science ...................................................

     ANSC 336 Animal Nutrition ...........................................................

     ANSC 497 Special Problems in Animal Science ..............................

3

3

3

3

Biology

     BIOL 114 General Biology I Lab ...................................................

     BIOL 113/115 General Biology II Lecture/Lab ...................................

     BIOL 351 Genetics ....................................................................

     BIOL 355/357 Microbiology Lecture/Lab ......................................

1

4

3

4

Chemistry

     CHEM 131 General Chemistry I Lab ...........................................

     CHEM 132/134 General Chemistry II Lecture/Lab ........................

     CHEM 221/223 Organic Chemistry I Lecture/Lab ........................

     CHEM 322/324 Organic Chemistry II Lecture/Lab ......................

     CHEM 453 Biochemistry I .............................................

     CHEM 454 Biochemistry II ..................................................

1

4

4

4

3

3

Physics

     PHYS 110/111 General Physics I Lecture/Lab ............................

     PHYS 112/113 General Physics II Lecture/Lab ............................

4

4

TOTAL .....................................................................................48

     Professional School Requirement
ACU awards the bachelor’s degree to certain qualified students who have satisfactorily completed three years of prescribed work at ACU (a minimum of 104 hours) plus one year at a recognized professional school. Students in the cooperative degree program are advised by an advisor in the Department of Agriculture and Environmental Studies.

OTHER GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

     Minimum GPA in major ............................................

     Minimum GPA for graduation ..............................................

     Minimum advanced hours from ACU ....................................

     Minimum total hours from ACU ..........................................

     Minimum total hours .........................................................

2.00

2.00

23

104

128

Courses numbered 0** do not count in minimum hours required for degree.



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Minor in Agricultural Sciences

MINOR: AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES (AGRS)

     CHEM 111/113 Introduction to Chemistry Lecture/Lab ...............................

     AGRB 261 Principles of Agricultural and Applied Economics ...............................

     ANSC 111 General Animal Science .......................................................................

     ENVR 112 Plant Science .......................................................................................

     ENVR 233 Soil Science .........................................................................................

     Choose two advanced courses from: AENV, AGRB, ANSC, ENVR ........................

4

3

3

3

3
6

TOTAL ....................................................................................................................22


 

 

   

Minor in Environmental Science

MINOR: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (ENVR)

     CHEM 111/113 Introduction to Chemistry Lecture/Lab ......................................

     AENV 130 Environmental and Technological Science .........................................

     ENVR 112 Plant Science .......................................................................................

     ENVR 233 Soil Science .........................................................................................

     ENVR 300-499 ....................................................................................................

4

3

3

3
9

TOTAL ....................................................................................................................22


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