BS Four-Year Degree Plan

The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.

The following degree plan is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 130 Contemporary Mathematics 3
AGR 100 Food Security 3
Total hours15

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
AGR 320 Writing in the Applied Sciences 3
BIO 100 Biological Science for Educators
or BIO 101 Biology in Your World
or BIO 121 General Biology I
3-4
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
MED 120 Mass Media and Society 3
Total hours16

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
AGB 144 Agricultural Economics I 4
AGP 303 Suburban Horticulture 3
CHM 108 Chemistry for the Citizen Laboratory 1
AGP 103 Plant Science
or AGN 115 Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment
3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
AGC 333 Layout and Design for Agricultural Publications 3
AGN 115 Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment 3
AGS 101 Animal Science 3
Communications Elective 3
General Education Requirement: Public Issues 3
Total hours16

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
AGC 293 News Writing in Agriculture 3
AGB 334 Marketing Agricultural Products 3
AGS 306 Veterinary Science 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
Cultural Competence - General Education 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
AGC 323 Media in Agriculture 3
Communications Elective 3
Communications Elective 3
Communications Elective 3
The Arts - General Education 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
AGC 313 Feature Writing for Agricultural Publications 3
AGC 393 Public Relations in Agriculture 3
Communications Elective 3
Communications Elective 3
Communications Elective 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
AGB 594 Agricultural Entrepreneurship 3
AGC 493 Capstone in Agricultural Communications 3
AGR 490 Career Preparation in Agriculture 1
AGR 499 Internship in Agriculture 1-8
Communications Elective 2
Communications Elective 3
Total hours15
Degree plan last reviewed 06-26-2018.