CSU, Chico

Course Offerings and Sample Course Syllabi

Course Offerings and Sample Course Syllabi

Agricultural Business Courses (ABUS)
Agricultural Education Courses (AGED)
Agricultural Engineering Technology Courses (AGET)
Agriculture Courses (AGRI)
Animals Science Courses (ANSC)
Plant and Soil Science Courses (PSSC)

Selected syllabi are available as examples, see course instructor for current syllabus.  Files are in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format or MS-Word

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Course NumberDescription
ABUS Catalog Course Descriptions Back to Top
ABUS 101 Introduction to Agricultural Business and Economics with Jones
ABUS 101 Introduction to Agricultural Business and Economics with Brimlow
ABUS 211  Agricultural Selling and Consulting
ABUS 231 Computer Applications in Agriculture
ABUS 261 Farm Accounting
ABUS 262 Management Accounting for Agriculture
ABUS 300  Agricultural Business Competition
ABUS 301  Agricultural Production Economics and Quantitative Analysis
ABUS 311  Agricultural Markets and Pricing 
ABUS 312  Wholesaling and Retailing Food Products
ABUS 321  Agribusiness Management with Houk
ABUS 321 Agribusiness Management with O'Rourke
ABUS 341 Natural Resource Economics 
ABUS 350 International Agricultural Business Practices 
ABUS 389  Internship in Agribusiness 
ABUS 390  World Food and Hunger Issues
ABUS 411  Seminar in Agricultural & Food Marketing Planning
ABUS 412 Agricultural and Food Marketing Competition
ABUS 415  Agricultural Price Analysis
ABUS 421  Advanced Agribusiness Management
ABUS 425  Cooperatives Seminar  
ABUS 435 Commodity Futures and Option Markets
ABUS 451  Agricultural Policy 
ABUS 464 Farm and Ranch Appraisal
ABUS 465 Agricultural Finance
ABUS 487  Risk Management Strategies: Personnel & Equipment

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AGED 201 Introduction to Agricultural Education
AGED 210 Directed Field Experience Agricultural Education
AGED 321 Program Development in Agriculture Education
AGED 420 Techniques in Vocational Agricultural Instruction
AGED 421 Curriculum and Methods of Teaching Agricultural Mechanics 
AGED 520  Supervised Teaching: Agriculture 
AGED 521  Curriculum and Methods of Teaching Vocational Agriculture
AGET Catalog Course Descriptions  Back to Top
AGET 120 Introduction to Agricultural Mechanics 
AGET 150 Agricultural Machine Systems
AGET 220 Agricultural Mechanics Project Development
AGET 340 GPS & GIS in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management 
AGET 360 Irrigation
AGET 389  Internship in Agricultural Engineering Technology 
AGRI Catalog Course Descriptions  Back to Top
AGRI 180 The University Experience
AGRI 181 Coordinating Group Agricultural Activities 
AGRI 280 Agriculture Ambassadors
AGRI 305  Agricultural Genetics & Biotechnology
AGRI 331  Agricultural Ecology
AGRI 380 A Agricultural Leadership
AGRI 380 B Leadership in the Workplace
AGRI 389 Internship in Agriculture
AGRI 432  Holistic Management
AGRI 482 Agricultural Issues with David Daley
AGRI 482 Agricultural Issues with Cindy Daley
AGRI 490  Agricultural Experimental Research with Chao
AGRI 490 Agricultural Experimental Research with Moore
AGRI 601 Program Planning in Ag Education
ANSC Catalog Course Descriptions  Back to Top
ANSC 101 Introduction to Animal Science 
ANSC 110  Directed Work Experience in Animal Sciences
ANSC 120  Livestock Skills 
ANSC 160  Veterinary Practices 
ANSC 230  Animal Feeds and Nutrition
ANSC 250  Live Animal and Carcass Evaluation
ANSC 271 Principles of Beef Cattle Production
ANSC 272  Principles of Sheep & Goat Production
ANSC 273 Principles of Swine Production
ANSC 274 Principles of Dairy Production
ANSC 301  Intermediate Animal Systems 
ANSC 320 Advanced Livestock Selection and Carcass Evaluation
ANSC 330 Animal Nutrition with Moore
ANSC 330  Animal Nutrition with Phillips
ANSC 340  Reproductive Physiology of Domestic Animals 
ANSC 350  Meat and the Consumer
ANSC 360  Animal Health and Disease
ANSC 389  Internship in Animal Science
ANSC 440 Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals
ANSC 450  Food Sanitation and Quality Control 
ANSC 471  Advanced Beef Cattle Management and Production
ANSC 474  Dairy Production and Management
PSSC Catalog Course Descriptions Back to Top
PSSC 101 Introduction to Plant Science with Zakeri
PSSC 160  West Coast Crop Production 
PSSC 250 Introduction to Soil Science
PSSC 266 California Orchard Production and Management
PSSC 274 Greenhouse Management 
PSSC 305  Introduction to Wines 
PSSC 309A Directed Work in field and Row Crops
PSSC 309B Directed Work in Field and Row Crops 
PSSC 330  Rangeland Resources and Management
PSSC 340  Economic Entomology
PSSC 343  Introduction to Weed Science
PSSC 353  Plant Protection Materials and Methods
PSSC 356  Soil Quality and Health
PSSC 361  Production of Annual Crops
PSSC 363  Forage Crops 
PSSC 365 Sustainable Vegetable Crop Production
PSSC 366  Fruit and Nut Production 
PSSC 389  Internship in Plant and Soil Science
PSSC 390 Food Forever: Comparisons of Sustainable Food Production Systems with Altier 
PSSC 390 Food Forever: Comparisons of Sustainable Food Production Systems with Houk
PSSC 392 World Food and Fiber Systems
PSSC 441  Principles of Integrated Pest Management 
PSSC 451  Soil Genesis and Classification 
PSSC 453 Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition

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