Pre-Professional Studies (Agricultural Transfer)

With the “Memorandum of Understanding” for dual admission and the “articulation” of agricultural courses transfer credits between institutions, students can take their first two years of agricultural studies at Dickinson State University. Upon successful completion of this program, the student may transfer to North Dakota State University (NDSU) and complete the requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture offered at NDSU.

Requirements

Recommended Agricultural Transfer Curriculum - General Education Courses

 

Written and Oral Communication -  9-12

Math: College Algebra or Statistics - 3-6

Science: Biology and/or Chemistry -  4-9

Social Behavior/Science and Humanities - 9-12

Physical Education/Wellness - 2


Total Credit Hours: 27-41

Core Agricultural Courses

GIS 380Applied Arc GIS

3

H&CE 241Leadership and Presentation Techniques

3

RNG 336Introduction to Range Management

4

SOIL 210Introduction to Soil Science

4

One course from the following two courses (3 credits):
ANSC 114Introduction to Animal Science

3

PLSC 110World Food Crops

3

One course from the following three courses (3 credits):
ANSC 123Feeds and Feeding

3

ANSC 220Livestock Production

3

PLSC 225Principles of Crop Production

3

One course from the following two courses (3 credits):
PLSC 323Principles Of Weed Science

3

VETS 339Animal Health

3

Total Credit Hours:23

It is recommended that students choose additional agricultural courses from the Department of Agriculture and Technical Studies to support their career plans.

Additional agricultural courses recommended (9-12 credits)

Total Credit Hours: 59-76