Morrisville State CollegeDepartment of Agricultural Sciences

 
Dairy Management B.T. Program

 
Required Courses

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGBS 100 Agricultural Economics 3
AGBS 200 Marketing of Agricultural Products 3
ESCI 215 Equine Farm Management 3
AGBS 305 Agricultural Financial Decision Making 3
AGBS 405 Capstone for Farm Managers and Rural Entrepreneurs 3
AGRO 110 Soil Science 3
AGRO 210 Field Crop Management 3
AGRO 310 Pasture Management and Forages Production 3
AGSC 137 Analysis and Interpretation of Agricultural Data 2
AGSC 132 Introduction to Computer Applications in Precision Farming 2
  -or-
OFFT 110

OFFT 100
OFFT 106
OFFT 109
Introduction to Spreadsheet Software
And 1 of the following 3 OFFT courses
Introduction to Word Processing Software
Personal Computer Keyboarding I
Introduction to Presentation Software
AGSC 350 Animal Genetics 3
DANS 100 Dairy Nutrition 3
DANS 110 Dairy Breeding 3
DANS 115 Artificial Insemination 1
DANS 120 Anatomy and Physiology of the Dairy Cow 3
DANS 140 Dairy Cattle Judging 1
DANS 150 Dairy Farm Practicum 1
DANS 151 Dairy Techniques 1
DANS 160 Introduction to Dairy Science 3
DANS 210 Dairy Health 3
DANS 220 Dairy Herd Management 3
DANS 225 Dairy Production and Management 3
DANS 250 Dairy Perspectives 1
DANS 301 Cornell Dairy Management Experience 16
DANS 305 Dairy Heifer Replacement and Management 3
DANS 340 Advanced Dairy Reproduction 3
DANS 450 Advanced Dairy Herd Management 4
DANS or AGSC Electives 5
ENGL 101 Language and Composition 3
ENGL 102 Writing About Literature 3
  -or-
ENGL 121 Introduction to Speech
ENGL 312 Advanced Technical Communications 3
HUMN Humanities (as advised) 3
HIST/SOCS History or Social Science (as advised) 3
HIST/SOCS History or Social Science (as advised) 3
HISTSOCS Western Civilization (as advised) 3
HIST/SOCS American History (as advised) 3
SPAN 101 Beginning College Spanish 3
  Natural Science (as advised) 3
  Electives 9
Total Required 127
*Math Proficiency: Demonstrated proficiency through MATH 102 (Intermediate Algebra and Trigonometry) is required for this program.
 

Sample Study Plan

FIRST YEAR 

Fall Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGBS 100 Agricultural Economics 3
DANS 100 Dairy Nutrition 3
DANS 140 Dairy Cattle Judging 1
DANS 150 Dairy Farm Practicum 1
  -or-
DANS 151 Dairy Techniques
DANS 160 Introduction to Dairy Science 3
ENGL 101 Language and Composition 3
MATH Mathematics* (as advised) 3
  Total (Fall Semester) 17

 Spring Semester

AGBS 200 Marketing of Agricultural Products 3
AGRO 110 Soil Science 3
DANS 110 Dairy Breeding 3
DANS 115 Artificial Insemination 1
DANS 120 Anatomy and Physiology of the Dairy Cow 3
DANS 150 Dairy Farm Practicum 1
  -or-
DANS 151 Dairy Techniques
ENGL 102 Writing About Literature 3
  -or-
ENGL 121 Introduction to Speech
DANS 250 Dairy Perspectives 1
  Total (Spring Semester) 18
SECOND YEAR 

Fall Semester

ESCI 215 Equine Farm Management 3
AGRO 210 Field Crop Management 3
AGSC 132 Introduction to Computer Applications in Precision Farming 2
  -or-
OFFT 110

OFFT 100
OFFT 106
OFFT 109
Introduction to Spreadsheet Software
And 1 of the following 3 OFFT courses
Introduction to Word Processing Software
Personal Computer Keyboarding I
Introduction to Presentation Software
DANS 210 Dairy Health 3
DANS 220 Dairy Herd Management 3
HIST/SOCS History or Social Science (as advised) 3
  Total (Fall Semester) 17
Spring Semester 
DANS 225 Dairy Production and Management 3
HIST/SOCS History or Social Science (as advised) 3
  Agricultural Science or Dairy Science Electives 5
  Open Elective 3
  Total (Spring Semester) 14
THIRD YEAR 

Fall Semester

AGBS 305 Agricultural Financial Decision Making 3
AGRO 310 Pasture Management and Forages Production 3
DANS 340 Advanced Dairy Reproduction 3
  or
AGSC 350 Animal Genetics
ENGL 312 Advanced Technical Communications 3
Humanities (as advised) 3
  Total (Fall Semester) 15
Spring Semester 
AGBS 405 Capstone for Farm Managers and Rural Entrepreneurs 3
AGSC 137 Analysis and Interpretation of Agricultural Data 2
DANS 305 Dairy Heifer Replacement and Management 3
HIST/SOCS History or Social Science (as advised) 3
SPAN 101 Beginning College Spanish 3
Elective Open Elective 3
  Total (Spring Semester) 17
FOURTH YEAR 

Fall Semester

DANS 340 Advanced Dairy Reproduction 3
  or
AGSC 350 Animal Genetics
DANS 450 Advanced Dairy Herd Management 4
HIST/SOCS History or Social Science (as advised) 3
Natural Science (as advised) 3
Electives 3
  Total (Fall Semester) 16
Spring Semester 
DANS 301 Cornell Dairy Management Experience 16
  Total (Spring Semester) 16

Total

130
 
SUGGESTED ELECTIVES
Agricultural Courses 
AGEN 105 Principles of Farm Machinery 2
AGEN 125 Electrification 3
AGEN 140 Welding 3
AGEN 145 Agricultural Building 3
Liberal Arts and Business Courses 
ENGL 121 Introduction to Speech 3
BSAD 100 Business in the 21st Centry 3
BSAD 104 Organizational Behavior 3
BSAD 108 Business Law I 3
BSAD 208 Introduction to Total Quality Management 3
BSAD 212 Principles of Financial Management 3
BSAD 215 Human Resources Management 3
BSAD 221 Business Statistics 3

 


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