STEM students will study emerging, interdisciplinary environmental issues in China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan and Hong Kong, such as air and water pollution, waste management, habitat destruction, exotic species, and energy. Prereq: Enrollment in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline, and Jr, Sr, or Grad Standing.
Agricultural Systems Management
Develops the knowledge, awareness and attitude necessary to becoming an effective safety manager in a non-traditional occupational environment. Includes hazard identification and mitigation; safety education, engineering, and enforcement strategies. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for AgSysMgt 600.
Develops the pedagogical and management skills required to efficiently utilize educational laboratory facilities at the secondary school level for teaching agricultural mechanics and science. Prereq or concur: ASE 5230 (AEE 530), and enrollment in AgriScience Education major. Not open to students with credit for AgSysMgt 533.
Conducting and reporting Honors research with Distinction. Students are expected to participate in the CFAES Undergraduate Research and the Denman University Undergraduate Research Forums. Prereq: Honors standing, and FAES 4590.01H (590H), and GPA 3.4 or above, and major GPA 3.4 or above, and permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs or 3 completions. This course is graded S/U.
Conducting and reporting research with Distinction. Students are expected to participate in the CFAES Undergraduate Research and the Denman University Undergraduate Research Forums. Prereq: CPHR 3.0 or above, and major GPA 3.0 or above, and permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs or 3 completions. This course is progress graded (S/U).
Supervised undergraduate research on various topics. Prereq: CPHR 2.5 or above and permission of the instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs or 6 completions. This course is graded S/U.
The course is designed to prepare students on how to work with customers/sponsors/industry mentors to identify the need (problem), begin the steps to develop plausible solutions, develop a scope of work (action plan), and to assemble their findings into a proposal (Preparation for project implementation that will take place the following spring in AgSysMt 4910). Prereq: Jr or Sr standing, and enrollment in AgSysMt major; or permission of instructor (scheduled to graduate in the next three semesters).
Developing and pursuing career plans; strategies and programs for employment in the agricultural industry, professional development, personal growth, and relationships. Prereq: 2305 (AgSysMgt 305), 3360 (AgSysMgt 360), and AgrComm 3130 (390) or Comm 2110 (321), and any second writing course numbered 2367 (367). Not open to students with credit for AgSysMgt 605.
In-depth study of a selected area of agricultural mechanization with emphasis on the application of principles, objectives, methods, and equipment to the organization, management and teaching of agricultural mechanics. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 4 completions.
Introduction to the principles and technologies of precision agriculture including: Global Positioning System (GPS), guidance systems, plant and soil sensors, soil sampling, yield mapping and related technologies. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for AgSysMgt 580.