AGRICULTURAL STUDIES, A.S. (ONLINE)
Agricultural Studies (A.S) – Online
The Associate of Science degree in Agricultural Studies is designed for adults working in an agricultural environment that restricts their opportunity to attend classes in the onsite bachelor’s degree program. The degree consists of 60 credit hours including 39 credit hours of Agricultural Studies courses, 18 credit hours of A.S. General Education requirements, and 3 elective credits.
The A.S. in Agricultural Studies is based on 60 credit hours. Courses will be offered in 8-week sessions. Two sessions would be offered each semester (16-weeks). A student will need to earn a minimum 60 credit hours of which a minimum of 18 credit hours must be in General Studies. In order to complete prerequisite requirements for Agricultural Studies courses, students must complete BSC 1010 General Biology.
Program Mission and Outcomes
The mission of the Non-Traditional Education programs is to engage the Warner online community with a Christ-centered worldview and to prepare students/graduates for effective leadership and service, which supports the institutional mission to graduate individuals who exemplify academic excellence and Christian character who are prepared to lead and committed to service.
Students majoring in Agricultural Studies will meet the following outcomes, which coordinate with Warner University’s mission to provide academic excellence and a Christian learning environment.
- Students will demonstrate academic competence in at least one functional area.
- Graduates of the Agricultural Studies program will be able to compete favorably with peers for employment and/or continued education.
- Students will evaluate ethical and social settings from a Christian perspective.
- All online courses
- Professors with real-world experience
- Outstanding faculty, diversity, and small student-to-professor ratio
- Financial assistance and scholarships
Freshman Admission Requirements:
Applicants must meet at least two of the three criteria to be admitted.
- Graduation from high school with academic rank in the upper half of their graduating class
- A high school grade point average of 2.25 or higher
- A composite score on the ACT of 18 or combined SAT I score of 940
Transfer Student Admission Requirements
(24 or more hours. Those with fewer than 24 hours are subject to Freshman Admission Requirements)
Must be in good academic and have at least a GPA of 2.0 or higher
- Complete an Application and pay the appropriate application fee.
- Submit official transcripts from each college or university you have attended, if applicable, or supply a high school or GED transcript if there are no transferable college or university credits.
- Applicants not meeting admissions requirements may appeal to the Admitting and Registration Committee
The required Agricultural Studies courses are:
|AGS 1000||Introduction to Agricultural Studies||3|
|AGS 2101||Plant Science I||2|
|AGS 2201||Plant Science II||2|
|AGS 2102||Animal Science I||2|
|AGS 2202||Animal Science II||2|
|AGS 2020||Plant Nutrition||3|
|AGS 2xxx||Agricultural Practicum||10|
|AGS 2030||Agribusiness Management||3|
|AGS 2031||Small Animal Husbandry||3|