Academic Catalog

Agriculture, Bachelor of Science with a Concentration in Livestock Management (B.S.)

EKU Campus

Program Requirements

CIP Code: 01.0301

Summary Checklist for General Education

Element 1
A: Written Communication3
B: Written Communication3
C: Oral Communication3
Element 2
Quantitative Reasoning3
Element 3
A: Arts3
B: Humanities3
Element 4
Natural Sciences6
Element 5
A: Historical Science3
B: Social Behavioral Science3
Element 6
Diversity of Perspectives Experiences6
Total Hours36

Students are expected to complete Elements 1 and 2 within their first 60 hours of college credit.


University Graduation Requirements
General Education36
SCO 100Student Success Seminar1
Student Success Seminar
Upper division courses (42 hrs. distributed throughout Major/Supporting/Gen Ed/Free Electives categories)
Major Requirements
Core Courses
Choose from one of the following:4
Plant Science
and Plant Science Laboratory
Plant Science
and Plant Science Laboratory
AGR 115Operation of Agricultural Equipment2
AGR 170Appl Unmanned Aerial Sys Agri3
AGR 213Principles of Agricultural Mechanics and Energy Systems3
AGR 215Principles of Soils3
AGR 216Principles of Soils Laboratory1
AGR 304Pest Management4
AGR 305Professional Skills Seminar1
AGR 308Agricultural Economics3
AGR 310Principles of Agribusiness Management3
AGR 319Renewable and Sustainable Energy Systems3
AGR 340Conservation of Agricultural Resources3
AGR 411Senior Seminar1
Students must select one of the following Concentrations:
Agribusiness Management
Agriculture Engineering Technology
Agronomy, Soils and Natural Resources
Livestock Management44-48
Fruit, Vegetable, Nursery and Greenhouse Production
Turfgrass and Landscape
Supporting Course Requirements
Cell and Molecular Biology (Element 4) G
Ecology and Evolution
Introductory Chemistry
and Introductory Chemistry Lab (Element 4) G
Economic Reasoning and Issues (Element 5B) G
Choose from one of the following:3
Introduction to Computer Information Systems
Computer Literacy with Software Applications
Computer Applications in Technology
Free Electives
Choose from 0-2 hours of program electives0-2
Total Hours120

Course also satisfies a General Education element. Hours are included within the 36 hr. General Education requirement above.


Concentration Courses
AGR 125Principles of Animal Science3
AGR 126Animal Science Laboratory1
AGR 225Evaluation and Selection of Livestock3
or AGR 330 Animal Products
AGR 321Feeds and Feeding4
Choose from two of the following:7-8
Light Horse Production and Management
Beef Production
Swine Production
Small Ruminant Production
Poultry Production and Management
Technical Management of Dairy Cattle
Choose from three of the following:9-12
Ecology and Management of Grasslands and Pastures
Topics and Laboratories in Animal Sciences
Animal Diseases
Genetics of Livestock Improvement
Reproduction and Artificial Insemination of Domestic Animals
Domestic Animal Anatomy
Livestock Behavior and Welfare
Animal Nutrient Metabolism
Choose from two hours of advisor approved elective in AGR and/or OHO2
Program Electives
Experiential Learning:
Choose from three hours of the following:3
Directed Work Experience
Directed Work Experience- Management Practicum
Applied Learning in Agriculture
Directed Work Experience
Applied Learning in Horticulture
ACCT Capstone:
Choose from one of the following:3
Agricultural Advocacy and Issues Capstone
Agriculture Research Methods and Interpretation
Turf Grass Capstone
Horticultural Issues Capstone
Choose from nine hours of Upper Division Electives in AGR and/or OHO9
Total Hours44-48