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Butte College 2016-2017 Catalog. Program details:

Agriculture/Natural Resources

AS Degree in Agriculture and Natural Resources

Agriculture/Natural Resources Program
Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378
Transfer Counseling Center: (530) 895-2264
Transfer information:
Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551
Bruce Hicks, Chair (530) 895-2514

About the Program
The transfer major listed here partially reflects requirements for CSU, Chico. Students planning to transfer should contact a counselor for more information on program and transfer requirements.

To obtain an Associate's degree, students must complete both the major requirements and the graduation requirements listed in this catalog.

Note that some courses have a prerequisite (P), corequisite (C), or both (P/C). Prerequisites and corequisites are listed within each course description in that catalog.

Transfer majors designated as AA-T or AS-T are designed for transfer to a similar major at an unspecified CSU. Transfer majors designated as AA or AS are designed for transfer to the corresponding major at a specific CSU and are based on articulation. See a counselor for more information. Read about the difference between these types of degrees at the beginning of the Transfer section of this catalog.

AS Degree in Agriculture and Natural Resources 60 Units Minimum

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
  • Identify and describe environmental conditions influencing local crop production.
  • Explain the effects of temperature, water, spacing and fertility on plant growth and production.
  • Evaluate the role of soil fertility in an ecological production system.
  • Describe and analyze the major categories and sources of air and water pollution and explain how these pollutants are hazardous to human health, vegetation and all of life on earth.
Required courses for the major: 30 - 33 Units

CHEM 1 General Chemistry I Has prerequisite(s)5
CHEM 2 General Chemistry II Has prerequisite(s)5
MATH 18 Introduction to Statistics Has prerequisite(s)3
Electives - Select 6 units from the following:6

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