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2003-2004 Catalog of Studies


AGME1613 Fundamentals of Agricultural Systems Technology (SP) Introduction to basic physical concepts important in agricultural technical systems: applied mechanics, power and machinery management, structures and electrification, and soil and water conservation. Lecture 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: MATH 1203.

AGME1611L Fundamentals of Agricultural Systems Technology Laboratory (SP) Study of basic mathematical and physical science concepts important in the mechanization of agriculture. Laboratory required for agricultural education, communication and technology majors enrolled in AGME 1613, optional for others enrolled in AGME 1613. Corequisite: AGED 1613. Prerequisite: MATH 1203.

AGME2123 Metals and Welding (FA) An introduction to agricultural mechanics shop work to include hot and cold metal work, arc welding, and gas welding and cutting. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours per week. Corequisite: AGME 2120L.

AGME2120L Metals and Welding Laboratory (FA) Must be taken at the same time as AGME 2124 to receive degree credit. Corequisite: AGME 2123.

AGME2903 Agricultural and Human Environmental Sciences Applications of Micr ocomputers (FA, SP, SU) Lecture and laboratory assignments covering the contemporary use of microcomputers in agricultural research, production, and home economics. Major emphasis placed on learning to use selected, appropriate software packages. Lecture 2 hours per week, laboratory 2 hours per week.

AGME3102 Small Power Units/Turf Equipment (SP) Principles of operation, adjustment, repair, maintenance, and trouble shooting of small air-cooled engines and power units, including various engine systems, service and maintenance of turf equipment and machinery. Lecture 2 hours per week. Corequisite: AGME 3101L. Prerequisite: MATH 1203.

AGME3101L Small Power Units/Turf Equipment Laboratory (SP) Testing, evaluation, and maintenance of engines, hydrostatic power transmission systems, and equipment commonly used in the turf and landscaping industries. Corequisite: AGME 3102. Prerequisite: MATH 1203.

AGME3153 Surveying in Agriculture and Forestry (FA) (Formerly AGME 2153) Techniques and procedures normally used in determining areas and characterizing the topography of agricultural and forest lands. Includes basic concepts of surveying; use and care of level, transit, distance measuring equipment; topographic mapping and public land surveys. Lecture and laboratory 6 hours per week. Prerequisite: MATH 1203.

AGME3173 Electricity in Agriculture (FA) Principles of electricity; wiring of home, farmstead and other agricultural structures; selection of electric motors and their care and application in the broad field of agriculture; lighting and special uses of electricity such as heating and electrical controls. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 2 hours per week. Corequisite: AGME 3170L.

AGME3170L Electricity in Agriculture Laboratory (FA) Corequisite: AGME 3173.

AGME400V Special Problems (1-6) (FA) Individual research or study in electrification, irrigation, farm power, machinery, or buildings. May be repeated. Prerequisite: senior standing.

AGME4011 Senior Seminar (IR) For agricultural education, communication and technology majors. Covers how to prepare and present a report on a current topic, job opportunities, and professionalism. Prerequisite: senior standing.

AGME402V Special Topics in Agricultural Mechanization (1-4) (IR) Topics not covered in other courses or a more intensive study of special topics in agricultural mechanization. May be repeated.

AGME4203 Mechanized Systems Management (FA, SP, SU) Selection, sizing, and operating principles of agricultural machinery systems, including power sources. Cost analysis and computer techniques applied to planning and management of mechanized systems. Corequisite: AGME 4200L. Prerequisite: MATH 1203 (or AGME 2903).

AGME4200L Mechanized Systems Management Laboratory (FA, SP, SU) Corequisite: AGME 4203.

AGME4963 Soil and Water Conservation Tech-nology (SP, Even years) Management and conservation of soil and water resources in agriculture. Analysis of the nature of natural resources in agriculture and problems arising form their abuse. Analytical solution of soil and water management problems including estimating runoff and erosion and effective control. Recitation 2 hours per week, laboratory 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: AGME 1613.

AGME4960L Soil and Water Conservation Technology Laboratory (FA, Even years) Corequisite: AGME 4963.

AGME4973 Irrigation (SP, Odd years) Methods of applying supplemental water to soils to supply moisture essential for plant growth, sources of water, measurement of irrigation water, pumps, conveyance structure, economics, and irrigation for special crops. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours per week. Corequisite: AGME 4970L. Prerequisite: MATH 1203.

AGME4970L Irrigation Laboratory (SP, Odd years) Corequisite: AGME 4973.

AGME4983 Agricultural Meteorology (FA, Even years) Meteorological phenomena, their observation and measurements and their interaction with agricultural biological systems. Lecture 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: MATH 1203.

AGME5014 Experiment Station Operations I (IR) Planning and design of experiment stations; general, personnel, fiscal, and communications administration on an experiment station. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours per week. Corequisite: AGME 5010L.

AGME5010L Experiment Station Operations I Laboratory (IR) Corequisite: AGME 5014.

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