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    K-State Undergraduate Catalog 2000-2002

    About the Catalog
    About the University
    Glossary and Abbreviations
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    Student Financial Assistance
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    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 General Education

    The College of Agriculture university general education program assures that all undergraduate programs provide breadth through the completion of at least 18 semester hours of approved courses/experiences, of which one-third of those credits will be at the 300 level or higher.

    To ensure breadth, university general education courses are required in at least four of the following areas (a course may be used in only one category):

  • Economics
  • Social sciences
  • Humanities
  • Communications (e.g., writing or verbal intensive courses)
  • Quantitative sciences (e.g., statistics, mathematics)
  • Biological sciences (e.g., biology, botany)
  • Physical sciences (e.g., chemistry, geology, physics)
  • Professional college courses: architecture, agriculture, business, education, human ecology, engineering. Acceptable courses will be determined by each department and approved by the dean's office.

    Only one agriculture course can be used to meet general education requirements. The agriculture course must be from outside the student's departmental major, and it may only be used as a free or restricted elective in the curriculum.

    Departments within the college may specify which of the eight areas their students can use to satisfy university general education requirements. The program is designed to take advantage of the strong tradition of excellence in advising to determine the specific university general education courses that the best suited to each individual.

    Transfer students will follow the university general education policy in effect for this population. See the Admissions section of this catalog for details.

    In course descriptions, university general education courses are marked with a University General Education course. For more information about university general education requirements, see the Degrees section of this catalog. For a current list of approved university general education courses:

    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