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Agriculture (AGRI)

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USP Codes are listed in brackets by the 2003 USP code followed by the 2015 USP code (i.e. [QB<>Q]).

JumpLink1001. Intellectual Community and Information Literacy in Agriculture. 2. [I,L<>{none}] For students interested in Environmental, Human and Life Sciences, Agriculture and Natural Resources, or for anyone with interests in Ecology and Behavior. Comprised of a series of guest presentations, supplemented by class discussions, case studies, field trips, and demonstrations, reflective writings, and small group, active cooperative learning activities.

1520. Field Practices: Extension. 1-2 (Max. 2). Project based work that includes practice applications of Extension programming.  Directed by Extension faculty around matching topics of youth development, rangeland resources, food safety and nutrition, community development, or profitable and sustainable agriculture.  Local issues are addressed in the context of applied research for public good.

JumpLink2100. International Experiences in Natural Resources. 1-3 (Max. 3). Cultural and environmental topics in another country through classroom sessions, self study, and a visit to the host country. Topics discussed include similarities and differences in natural resource and environmental issues, history, traditions, and cultural norms, focusing on the host country and the United States.

JumpLink3000. Discovering and Utilizing Ideas and Information. 3. [I,L<>{none}] Learning in this area guides students to accessing, evaluating, and utilizing information and ideas; communicating information and ideas effectively and responsibly; civic engagement for individual, organizational and community problem-solving, and applying new skills, knowledge, and perspectives in a contemporary society. Prerequisites: WA and junior status.

JumpLink4350. Problem Solving in Organizational Settings. 3. Students apply organizational leadership perspectives and methods to the resolution of a variety of simulations and real world problems. The course will emphasize leadership development as a tool for individual, organizational and community problem solving. Prerequisites: junior or senior standing and COM2.

4500. International Experiences in Agriculture. 1 (Max. 3). Learn about agricultural customs in another country through classroom lectures, written assignments, and a visit to the host country during the spring break period. Topics discussed include the influence of foreign agriculture on U.S. economies and agricultural practices, focusing on the host country. Prerequisites: completion of WA course and junior standing.

4520. Field Practicum: Extension Work. 1-4 (Max. 8). Provides practical experiences to those wanting to pursue a career with Cooperative Extension Service. Interns are matched with county-based personnel for hands-on learning experiences across the state. Develop working knowledge of CES's mission to provide the citizens of Wyoming with education and applied research. Dual listed with AGRI 5520. Prerequisite: must pass volunteer screening process.

4546. Agriculture: Rooted in Diversity. 3. [C,D<>{none}] Addresses multiple themes related to diversity in agriculture with the goal of making visible the experiences of minorities and women in agriculture.  Involves significant independent research, class discussion, project development, and development of oral and written communication skills.  Establishes linkages with supporting disciplines. Cross listed with ENGL/AIST/CHST/FCSC/AMST/HIST 4546. Prerequisites: Junior class standing or consent of instructor and concurrent enrollment or major in any of the following: ethnic studies, agriculture, American studies, anthropology, English, history, sociology, or women's studies.

4600. Developing Organizational Leadership. 3. [{none}<>COM3] A senior capstone experience for Bachelor of Applied Science students, bringing together reading, research, writing, and communication skills to focus on a major project. Leadership skills and approaches to organizational problem-solving are deepened using the structural, human resource, political, and symbolic frames to change and improve leadership and organizational culture. Prerequisites: COM1, COM2, AGRI 3000, and senior status.

4700. Elements of Leadership. 3. Focuses on a basic understanding of theory and practice. Will develop self-awareness and provide a foundation for continued development of leadership skill in the workplace, the community and the home. Dual listed with AGRI 5700. Prerequisite: Restricted enrollment. Prior approval required.

4960. Bachelor of Applied Science Internship. 6. Provides Bachelor of Applied Science students academic credit for advanced work experiences in their area of specialization. Required to complete academic assignments such as a weekly journal, discussion and writing assignments in addition to their field-based responsibilities. Takes place in a mentored, supervised setting. Prerequisites: Bachelor of Applied Science student, AGRI 3000, senior status, and consent of instructor.

4975. Agricultural Communications Senior Project. 1. A baccalaureate degree capstone experience incorporating self assessments of student learning, reflective writings, and an analysis, synthesis and evaluation of the agricultural communications curriculum. Students develop and present a personalized, comprehensive, professional portfolio. Prerequisites: agricultural communication major with senior standing and WB.

4990. Topics. 1-6 (Max. 8). Accommodates topics whose subject matter is not included in other College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and Natural Resources offerings. Please see the class schedule for current topic. Prerequisite: WB.

5520. Field Practicum: Extension Work. 1-4 (Max 9). Organization, teaching, and promotion of county programs.

5700. Elements of Leadership. 3. Focuses on a basic understanding of theory and practice. Will develop self-awareness and provide a foundation for continued development of leadership skill in the workplace, the community and the home. Dual listed with AGRI 4700. Prerequisite: Restricted enrollment. Prior approval required.

5900. Practicum in College Teaching. 1-3 (Max. 3). Work in classroom with a major professor. Expected to give some lectures and gain classroom experience. Prerequisite: graduate status.

5920. Continuing Registration: On Campus. 1-2 (Max 16). Prerequisite: advanced degree candidacy.

5940. Continuing Registration: Off Campus. 1-2 (Max 16). Prerequisite: advanced degree candidacy.

5959. Enrichment Stds:. 1 - 3. (Max 99). Designed to provide an enrichment experience in a variety of topics. Note: Credit in this course may not be included in a graduate program of study for degree purposes.

5960. Thesis Research. 1 - 12. (Max 16). Graduate level course designed for students who are involved in research for their thesis project. Also used for students whose coursework is complete and are writing their thesis. Prerequisite: enrollment in a graduate degree program.

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