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College of Agriculture

BS in Agriculture

Assessment Plan

SLO2014–20152015–20162016–20172017–20182018–2019
Technical CompetencyDemonstrate an understanding of machine function, identify machinery commonly used in Northern California.
Demonstrate the ability to solve common problems associated with machinery operations
AGET 150 - Agricultural Machine Systems

Knowledge of important plant production systems and their sustainable management in California.
Knowledge of soils, soil fertility, and plant mineral nutrition.
PSSC 250 - Introduction to Soil Science PSSC 356 - Soil Quality and Health
Demonstrate how plants grow, their parts and functions
PSSC 101 - Intro to Plant Science
Demonstrate ability to identify the appropriate methodologies to solve analytical problemsDemonstrate quantitative, analytical, and critical thinking skills
PSSC 250 - Intro to Soil Science
Demonstrate Sci Method; quantitative analytical skills; experimental design
AGRI 490 - Agricultural Experimental Research
Demonstrate quantitative/ analytical skills
PSSC 390 - Food Forever
Capable of communicating clearly and conciselyVerbal and Written
AGRI 482 - Agricultural Issues
Verbal and Written
AGRI 482 - Agricultural Issues
Aware of complex interrelationships of natural and agricultural systemsBe able to apply ecological principles to management of ag systems
AGRI 331 - Agricultural Ecology
Have an international and domestic perspective of historical and current issues as applied to agricultureHave knowledge of a wide range of agricultural issues and problems such as environmental quality, food safety, and international competitiveness.
PSSC 250 - Intro to Soil Science
Have knowledge of a wide range of agricultural issues and problems
PSSC 392 - World Food and Fiber
Have knowledge of a wide range of ag issues and problems
AGRI 482 - Agricultural Issues