2004 - 2005 Catalog

Course Descriptions

AGRICULTURE

AG 10
INTRODUCTION TO AGRICULTURE (3)

Class Hours:  3 Lecture

Agriculture 10 will provide the student with a general overview of California agriculture. Employment opportunities and current socio-economic issues will be discussed. (AA, CSU)

AG 15X
OCCUPATIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE (PARALLEL) (1-4)

This program is designed to extend occupational work opportunities through work, paid or voluntary, in the occupation of the student's  major.  Students may earn up to 4 units per  semester or a maximum of 16.0 units of total  credit.  The student must enroll in classes (at least 7 units, including work-experience) and work part-time (up to 20 hours per week).

AG 15XY
OCCUPATIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE (ALTERNATE)     (1-8)

This plan allows the student to attend college full-time one semester and work full-time the next semester.  A student may take 8 units of work experience but may only be enrolled in one other course.  A student must complete 12 units of credit the semester before enrolling in the alternate plan.  This plan is only available for occupational work experience.

AG 60
AGRICULTURE EXPERIMENTAL COURSES (.5-3)

Class Hours:  18 Lecture hours or 54 Laboratory hours for each semester unit.

All courses numbered 60 are designed to permit department to meet an immediate student or  community need, to explore newer methods in teaching a subject, to offer courses which are innovative, and to provide curriculum variety  and flexibility.  A required course description identifies each course subject.  These courses may be taken for CR/NC.

AG 49/99 
DIRECTED STUDY
(1-2)

Class Hours:  54 Laboratory for each semester unit.  No more than 2 units per semester  per 49/99 series.

Agriculture 49/99 is designed for students who wish to undertake special projects related to particular field. Students, under instructor guidance and acknowledgement, may pursue individual exploration after completing or while currently enrolled in at least one course in the department of directed study.(AA, CSU)

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