Courses for Undergraduate Agronomy Degree
The six options available in agronomy offer considerable flexibility in requirements and allow you to plan a program to meet your career goals. There is a core of basic and supporting courses in biological and physical sciences, humanities, social sciences, and agriculture.
All students in agronomy take crop science and soils. Other courses in agronomy are selected depending upon your interest and career plans.
General Core Courses
|Course Number||Course Name||Credits|
|AGRON 101||Agronomy Orientation||1|
|AGRON 220||Crop Science||4|
|ENGL 100||Expository Writing I||3|
|ENGL 200||Expository Writing II||3|
|COMM 105||Public Speaking I||2|
|MATH 100||College Algebra||3|
|MATH 150*||Plane Trigonometry (or Calculus)||3-5|
|CHEM 210||Chemistry I||4|
|CHEM 230||Chemistry II||4|
|CHEM 350||General Organic Chemistry||3|
|BIOCH 265||Intro. Organic & Biochemistry||5|
|PHYS 113||General Physics I||4|
|BIOL 198||Principles of Biology||4|
|ACCTG 231*||Accounting for Business Operations||3|
|ECON 110*||Principles of Macro Economics||3|
|AGEC 120||Agri. Econ & Agri. Business||3|
|ECON 120||Principles of Micro Economics||3|
Courses like Introduction to Personal Computers, or Computer Applications in Agronomy, or Fundamentals of Computer Programming plus a FORTRAN, PASCAL, BASIC, or C language laboratory.
|Humanities and/or social sciences||9|
Courses in sociology, psychology, political science, literature, history, geography, music or art appreciation (not performance), philosophy, or foreign languages.
Crop Science, Soils, Principles of Animal Science, Introduction to Agricultural Economics
Kansas State University accepts a maximum of 63 hours of transfer credit from a two-year college toward the 120 hours required for a B.S. degree in agronomy.
*This course is not required in all options.