Morrisville State CollegeDepartment of Agricultural Sciences

 
Dairy Management B.T. Program

2004-2005 Curriculum

Required Courses

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGBS 100 Agricultural Economics 3
AGBS 200 Marketing of Agricultural Products 3
AGBS 210 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 132 Introduction to Computer Applications in Precision Farming 2
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
DANS Electives 4
ENGL 101 Language and Composition 3
ENGL 312 Advanced Technical Communications 3
HUMN Humanities (as advised) 3
MATH* Mathematics (as advised) 3
SOCS Social Science (as advised) 3
SOCS Social Science (as advised) 3
SOCS Western Civilization (as advised) 3
SOCS Other World Civilization (as advised) 3
SPAN 101 Beginning College Spanish 3
  Natural Science (as advised) 4
  Electives 9
Total Required 130
*Math Proficiency: Demonstrated proficiency through MATH 102 (Algebra and Trigonometry II) 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
DANS 250 Dairy Perspectives 1
SPAN 101 Beginning College Spanish 3
  Total (Spring Semester) 18
SECOND YEAR 

Fall Semester

AGBS 210 Farm Management 3
AGRO 210 Field Crop Management 3
AGSC 132 Introduction to Computer Applications in Precision Farming 2
DANS 210 Dairy Health 3
DANS 220 Dairy Herd Management 3
SOCS Social Science (as advised) 3
  Total (Fall Semester) 17
Spring Semester 
DANS 225 Dairy Production and Management 3
SOCS 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
  or
  AGBS Elective (as advised)
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 (Cornell) 
DANS 301 Cornell Dairy Management Experience 16
  Total (Spring Semester) 16
FOURTH YEAR 

Fall Semester

DANS 340 Advanced Dairy Reproduction 3
  or
AGSC 350 Animal Genetics
DANS 450 Advanced Dairy Herd Management 4
SOCS Western Civilization (as advised) 3
Natural Science (as advised) 4
Electives 3
  Total (Fall Semester) 17
Spring Semester 
AGBS 405 Capstone for Farm Managers and Rural Entrepreneurs 3
  or
  AGBS Elective (as advised)
DANS Dairy Science Elective (as advised) 4
DANS 305 Dairy Heifer Replacement and Management 3
SOCS Other World Civilization (as advised) 3
Electives 3
  Total (Spring Semester) 16

Total Required

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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