Plant and Soil Sciences: Agronomic Business, BSAG

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2017-2018. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.

Minimum Overall Grade Point Average: 2.00
Total Hours: 120

General Education Requirements
English Composition
See Academic Regulation 3.5
ENGL 1113Composition I3
or ENGL 1313 Critical Analysis and Writing I
Select one of the following:3
Composition II
Critical Analysis and Writing II
Technical Writing
American History & Government
Select one of the following:3
Survey of American History
American History to 1865
American History Since 1865
POLS 1113American Government3
Analytical & Quantitative Thought (A)
STAT 2013Elementary Statistics (A) 13
Humanities (H)
Courses designated (H)6
Natural Sciences (N)
Must include one Laboratory Science (L) course
CHEM 1314General Chemistry (LN) 14
or CHEM 1215 General Chemistry (LN)
Course designated (N)3
Social & Behavioral Sciences (S)
AGEC 1113Introduction to Agricultural Economics (S) 13
Additional General Education
Courses designated (A), (H), (N), or (S)9
Hours Subtotal40
Diversity (D) & International Dimension (I)
May be completed in any part of the degree plan
Select at least one Diversity (D) course
Select at least one International Dimension (I) course
College/Departmental Requirements
Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
AG 1011First Year Seminar1
ENTO 2993Introduction to Entomology (LN)3
or ANSI 1124 Introduction to the Animal Sciences
PLNT 1213Introduction to Plant and Soil Systems3
Additional Requirements
CHEM 1515General Chemistry (LN) 25
or CHEM 1225 General Chemistry (LN)
BIOL 1114Introductory Biology (LN)4
MATH 1513College Algebra (A) 33
or MATH 2103 Business Calculus (A)
Written and Oral Communications
Select one of the following:3
Written Communications in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Written Communication
Business Communication for International Students
Technical Writing 4
Select one of the following:3
Oral Communications in Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources (S)
Introduction to Speech Communication (S)
Elements of Persuasion (S) 5
Hours Subtotal25
Major Requirements
Core Courses
BOT 1404Plant Biology (LN)4
PLNT 1101Orientation to Plant and Soil Sciences1
PLNT 2013Applied Plant Science3
PLNT 2041Career Development in Plant and Soil Sciences1
PLNT 4013Principles of Weed Science3
PLNT 4123Plant-Environment Interactions3
PLNT 4571Professional Preparation in Plant and Soil Sciences1
PLNT 4080Professional Internship (3 hours)3
or PLNT 4990 Senior Thesis in Plant and Soil Sciences
PLNT 4470Problems and Special Study (4 hours)1-3
ANSI 4203Rangeland and Pasture Utilization3
or PLNT 4573 Bioenergy Feedstock Production
Select one of the following:4
Chemistry and Applications of Biomolecules
The Chemistry of Organic Compounds
Descriptive Physics (N)
SOIL 2124Fundamentals of Soil Science (N)4
SOIL 4213Precision Agriculture3
SOIL 4234Soil Nutrient Management4
AGEC 3323Agricultural Product Marketing and Sales3
AGEC 3713Agricultural Law3
ACCT 2103Financial Accounting3
or AGEC 3183 Agribusiness Accounting and Taxation
Related Courses
Select 5 hours of the following:5
Quantitative Methods in Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Marketing and Price Analysis
Agricultural Small Business Management
Agricultural Cooperatives
Natural Resource Economics
Agricultural Finance
Issues in Agricultural Policy
Commodity Futures Markets
Advanced Farm and Ranch Management
Advanced Agribusiness Management
Environmental Economics and Resource Development
Farm Appraisal
American Agricultural Policy
International Agricultural Economics Tour (I)
Business Plan Laboratory
Introduction to Entrepreneurial Thinking and Behavior
Women and Minority Entrepreneurship (D)
Dilemmas and Debates in Entrepreneurship
Corporate Entrepreneurship
Emerging Enterprise Consulting
Social Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship and New Technologies
Strategic Entrepreneurial Management
Growing Small and Family Ventures
Entrepreneurship Practicum
Imagination in Entrepreneurship
Venture Capital
Economics of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Hours Subtotal55
Electives
Select 0 hours or hours to complete required total for degree0
Total Hours120
1

College & Departmental requirements that may be used to meet GE requirements.

2

If used as (N) course above, hours in this block reduced by 5

3

If used as (A) course above, hours in this block reduced by 3.

4

If ENGL 3323 Technical Writing is used to satisfy ENGL 1213 Composition II above; hours in this block are reduced by 3.

5

If used as (S) course above, hours in this block reduced by 3.

Other Requirements

  • A minimum of 40 semester credit hours and 100 grade points must be earned in courses numbered 3000 or above.
  • A 2.00 GPA or higher in upper-division hours.

Additional State/OSU Requirements

  • At least: 60 hours at a four-year institution; 30 hours completed at OSU; 15 of the final 30 or 50% of the upper-division hours in the major field completed at OSU.
  • Limit of: one-half of major course requirements as transfer work; one-fourth of hours earned by correspondence; 8 transfer correspondence hours.
  • Students will be held responsible for degree requirements in effect at the time of matriculation and any changes that are made, so long as these changes do not result in semester credit hours being added or do not delay graduation.
  • Degrees that follow this plan must be completed by the end of Summer 2023.