Program Planning


Bachelor of Arts - Agricultural Studies with Rural Sociology and Development as the Eight-Course Subfield Sample Sequencing Plan (2010 / 2011)

Shown below is a sample sequence of courses for your degree. If you follow this plan, you should be able to graduate in four years, provided you complete five courses per semester. This is just one example of how you could complete your major and degree requirements; you may find that a different sequence works as well as this one.

See the UofL Calendar and/or the Program Planning Guide for details regarding program requirements.

Year 1, Fall
Agricultural Studies 1000
Economics 1010
Sociology 1000
GLER course (List I)
Elective
 
Year 1, Spring
Biology 1020
Geography 1200
Statistics 1770
Elective
Elective
 
Year 2, Fall
Philosophy 1000 (prerequisite)
Main Subfield course
Agricultural Economics Subfield course
Elective
Elective
 
Year 2, Spring
Philosophy 3406
Sociology 2100 (Research Methodology requirement)1
Main Subfield course
Agricultural Economics Subfield course
Elective
 
Year 3, Fall
Agricultural Studies 3300
Main Subfield course 3000/4000 level
Main Subfield course
Elective
Elective
 
Year 3, Spring
Technical Studies Semester (15.0 credit hours)
Students will receive credit for the following (upon successful completion and receipt of transcripts):
 
2 Agricultural Studies 3000-level non-science courses
 
3 Agricultural Studies 2000-level non-science courses
 
 Year 4, Fall
Main Subfield course 3000/4000 level
Main Subfield course 3000/4000 level
Elective
Elective
Elective
 
 Year 4, Spring
Agricultural Studies 4000
Agricultural Studies 43001
Main Subfield course 3000/4000 level
Elective
Elective
 
1 Semester of offering may vary. Students should consult the Coordinator of Agricultural Studies regarding the semester of offering of Agricultural Studies 4300.
Note: Students choosing to complete requirements for the Concentration in Agricultural Business should choose those prescribed courses in place of electives.
Reminder: For the B.A., students must include among the 40 courses at least 25 courses from Lists I and II (2010/2011 Calendar, Part 7, Section 20, p. 112 and Part 4, Section 11, p. 85).