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Agricultural Orientation
AG ORIENTATION
CLASS CODE: AGBUS 100 CREDITS:  1 FEE:  $50.00
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: AGRICULTURE BUSINESS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Provides an orientation in making decisions concerning careers in the broad field of Agri-business. This career search will involve a self-assessment of talents, interest, abilities, needs and resources in order to better identify possible career alternatives.
TAUGHT: Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: * Opportunities in Agriculture.
* Advising concepts.
* Introduction to the Political System in dealing with Agriculture.
* Decisions concerning careers in the broad field of Agri-Business.
* A self-assessment of talents, interests, abilities, needs and resources in order to better identify possible career alternatives.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Schedule appointment with advisor and meet with him.
2. Read a journal article selected as promoting something new to help in some aspect of job opportunties in agriculture.
3. Submit a Career Plan for a particular occupation.
4. Read books from assigned book list.
5. Attend presentations.
REQUIREMENTS: Since many of the important concepts will be discussed in class, attendance is very important.

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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001