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    K-State Undergraduate Catalog 2000-2002

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    Secondary Majors
    dGeneral Requirements
    dUniversity General Education
    dProgram Choices
    dAgricultural Economics
    dAgricultural Education
    dAgricultural Technology Management
    dAnimal Sciences and Industry
    dFood Science and Industry
    dGeneral Agriculture
    dGrain Science and Industry
    dHorticulture, Forestry, and Recreation Resources
    dPlant Pathology
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    University Faculty

    General Agriculture

    Lawrence H. Erpelding, Associate Dean
    Kevin J. Donnelly, Assistant Dean
    Jackie McClaskey, Assistant Dean

    General agriculture courses
    GENAG 101. Ag Orientation. (1) I. Objectives, organization, and procedures of the College of Agriculture and the university are studied. Historical developments and projected trends in agriculture and the application of basic sciences to agriculture are presented. Required of freshmen in agriculture.

    GENAG 200. Topics in Agriculture. (0-3) On sufficient demand. Selected issues in agriculture. May be repeated with change in topics.

    GENAG 390. Agricultural Employment. (1) I, II. Assists the agriculture student in developing a career blueprint; understanding job markets and techniques to obtain employment including recruitment/placement services, resume construction, personal interviewing, and job offer evaluation and analysis; and monitoring involved in career planning.

    University General Education courseGENAG 450. Leadership and Ethics in Agriculture. (3) II. The study of leadership styles, characteristics and techniques, ethical and philosophical issues of leadership, and personal evaluation and development will be a focus. Current controversial and multidimensional topics facing the agricultural industry will be explored with an emphasis on moral and philosophical debates. Issues regarding professional ethics and decision making will also be an emphasis. Three hours rec. a week. Pr.: Course work or experience in leadership and agriculture.
    Undergraduate and graduate credit
    GENAG 500. Food Science Seminar. (1) I. Review of recent developments in the food science industry and in food science research. Food science literature and intradepartmental research will provide source material. Required of all food science undergraduates in agriculture.

    GENAG 505. Comparative Agriculture. (1-4) Intersession. A travel-study program which is intended to acquaint students with agriculture of other countries and other parts of the U.S. and how it differs from Midwest-Great Plains agriculture relative to climate, crops, soils, livestock practices, marketing, and cultural attitudes toward agriculture. Pr.: Consent of instructor.

    GENAG 515. Honors Presentation. (1) I, II, S. Presentation of completed teaching or extension activity, research project, or demonstration project. Pr.: Successfully completed honors proposal and permission of honors advisor.

    University General Education courseGENAG 582. Natural Resources/Environmental Sciences Project (NRES). (3) I, II. A comprehensive project in NRES. Requires integration of information and understanding acquired in NRES secondary major courses. Students must prepare and present written and oral reports. Three hours rec. a week. Pr.: All writing and oral communications courses required for major. Pr. or conc.: 15 hours of approved courses in NRES secondary major. Cross-listed with DAS 582 and DEN 582.
    GENAG 630. Food Science Problems. (1-3) I, II, S. Research or related work with others, or a literature search. Written reports are required. Any field of food science for which the student has adequate background. Pr.: ASI 302 and junior standing.

    GENAG 780. Current Topics in Agriculture. (1-3) On sufficient demand. Selected topics studied to provide an in-depth understanding of current agricultural issues. May be repeated with change in topics. Pr.: Completion of baccalaureate degree.

    Topics within Agriculture:
    dGeneral Requirements dAgricultural Technology Management dFood Science and Industry
    dUniversity General Education dAgronomy dGeneral Agriculture
    dProgram Choices dAnimal Sciences and Industry dGrain Science and Industry
    dAgricultural Economics dCommunications dHorticulture, Forestry, and Recreation Resources
    dAgricultural Education dEntomology dPlant Pathology
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    Kansas State University
    November 10, 2000