Agriculture Science Laboratory will introduce students to various agriculture excesses in animal, plant, and soil science. The laboratory will consist of 45 contact hours throughout the length of a semester enabling students to apply knowledge and concepts acquired in the classroom in a field-based setting.
Making Connections in Agriculture is a first semester freshman course centered on the skills and knowledge needed to be a successful UACCB Agriculture Technology student, including academic performance, problem solving, critical thinking, selfmanagement, university policies, issues, trends, and disciplines in agriculture. Students will develop and manage good study behavior to master new learning. The course encourages students to develop a sense of belonging to the campus community, as well as develop a reasonable understanding of and a commitment to degree completion. Students will be required to attend various agriculture related conferences in the region to obtain additional knowledge and perspectives of agriculture in the state of Arkansas.
A study of animals that provide food, fiber, and companionship to humankind, including the history and scope of animal agriculture, products produced from animals, reproduction, breeding and genetics, nutrients and digestion, lactation, behavior, and overview of production systems.
This course is a cooperative program between the student, the college and an industry partner to foster the development of skills needed to be successful in the work environment. The student will develop a professional career portfolio and will be placed in a career training position in industry where the employer/mentor provides on-the-job-training as an extension of the college classroom. Students spend approximately four weeks in class and up to ten weeks participating in on-the-job-training during the semester for an equivalent of 80 hours of on-the-job-training.