AGRI103
Introduction to Agricultural and Natural Resource SystemsCrosslisted with NRES 103

Description: Agricultural and natural resource systems. The interrelationship and the impact of increased human involvement on these systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Offered:FALL/SPR

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

AGRI115
Biotechnology: Food, Health and Environment

Description: Application of biotechnology to genetically engineer, identify, select or propagate microbes, plants or animals. Scientists who use biotechnology to solve problems with the environment, with our food system, or with human health.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 4 Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 4 Science

AGRI192
Justin Smith Morrill Scholars Seminar

Prerequisites: Permission

Pass/NP

Description: Introduction to the Justin Smith Morrill Scholars Program. Discussion of critical issues facing society with an emphasis on food, agriculture, natural resources, and rural landscapes. Strategies to develop and implement issue-based civic engagement activities. Discussion of the Morrill Land-Grants Acts and the life and accomplishments of Justin Smith Morrill.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

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AGRI200
Introduction to Pesticides and Their Use

Description: Overview of pesticide uses and alternatives that influence the management of pest populations. Factors that must be considered in making decisions to utilize pesticides, including state and federal legal requirements. Completion of course will satisfy state and federal requirements for certification of private applicators applying "restricted use pesticides." Two field trips.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-2

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AGRI205
Career Opportunities in Applied Sciences

Description: For Applied Science students to select an appropriate internship, formulate career goals, develop a resume, and improve academic success skills.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

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AGRI282
Introduction to Global Agricultural and Natural Resources Issues

Description: Overview of global relationships in agriculture and natural resources that affect Nebraska, the United States, and the world. Emphasis on gaining perspectives of the social, technological, economic, environmental, and political issues impacting the world food system.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

AGRI299H
Honors Thesis Seminar

Prerequisites: Admission to the University Honors Program or permission

Description: Preparation for conducting an undergraduate project to be used for an Honors or undergraduate thesis. Students explore philosophical aspects of scientific inquiry, including history, the scientific method, and ethics in science. Topics such as individual approaches to research, the selection of projects, time commitments and sources of funding for scholarly work presented by University faculty.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

AGRI310
Study Tours in International Agriculture

Prerequisites: Permission

Pass/No Pass only.

Description: Individual or group educational experience combining classroom lectures, discussions, and/or seminars with tours to broaden the student's knowledge of specific aspects of agriculture in some foreign country. Choice of subject matter and coordination of on- and off-campus study is at the discretion of the instructor.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:1-5

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

AGRI311
Study Tours in US Agriculture

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Individual or group educational experience combining classroom lectures, discussions, and/or seminars with off-campus tours to broaden the student's knowledge of specific aspects of US agriculture. Choice of subject matter and coordination of on- and off-campus study is at the discretion of the instructor.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-5

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AGRI388
Employment SeminarCrosslisted with NRES 388

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.

Description: Efficient job-hunting. Resumes, cover letters, mock interviews, and dining etiquette.

This course is a prerequisite for: AGRI 395

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

AGRI389
Agricultural Concerns Seminar

Description: Forum for the exchange of current information on rural issues and agricultural ethics. Includes guest speakers, film documentaries, group discussions, and panel discussions.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

AGRI395
Applied Science Internship

Prerequisites: AGRI 388

Description: Provides Bachelor of Applied Science students academic credit for advanced work experiences in their area of specialization. Students are required to complete academic assignments such as a weekly journal, discussion and writing assignments in addition to their field-based responsibilities. This course takes place in a mentored, supervised setting and requires prior approval by the instructor.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1-3

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AGRI400
Job Survival

Prerequisites: Junior standing. AGRI/NRES 388 recommended.

Description: Job satisfaction, advancement strategies, benefits, and relocation.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

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AGRI462
Invasive Pests and International TradeCrosslisted with AGRI 862

Description: Examination of the global issue of the impact of invasive pests on international trade, food production, and ability to feed increasing populations in the future. Focus on how local changes have biological, economic and social consequences at the global level and impact sustainability. Offered fully online and covers pest introductions and pathways, impact on global agriculture and trade, principles and practices in agricultural pest risk analysis and international cooperation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

AGRI485
Investigations in Applied Science

Prerequisites: Senior standing; completion of applied science degree core requirements.

Description: Application and integration of scientific principles and knowledge gained from courses, peer to peer and student to faculty discussions, internships, and other aspects of the applied science degree program.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

AGRI496
Independent Study in Agricultural SciencesCrosslisted with AGRI 896

Prerequisites: Advanced approval of the plan of work and permission.

Description: Individual or group projects in activities such as research, literature review, extension of course work, or preparation of teaching materials.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-5

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