2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
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Course Number: AGRI 1131 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: The Agricultural Industry

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of agriculture and the American agricultural system, including an examination of career opportunities and requirements. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 0101035201


Course Number: AGRI 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Computers in Agriculture

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Survey of the use of computers in agricultural applications including the use of word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and communication software for agricultural purposes. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 0101015101


Course Number: AGRI 1329 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Principles of Food Science

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Biological and scientific aspects of modern industrial food supply systems. Food classification, modern processing, nutritional quality, and quality control. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 0110015101


Course Number: AGRI 1407 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Agronomy

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Principles and practices in the development, production, and management of field crops including growth and development, climate, plant requirements, pest management, and production methods. Laboratory activities will reinforce the fundamental principles and practices in the development, production, and management of field crops including growth and development, climate, plant requirements, pest management, and production methods. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 0111025101


Course Number: AGRI 1415 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Horticulture

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Structure, growth, and development of horticultural plants. Examination of environmental effects, basic principles of reproduction, production methods ranging from outdoor to controlled climates, nutrition, and pest management. Laboratory activities will reinforce these concepts. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 0106015101


Course Number: AGRI 1419 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Introductory Animal Science

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Scientific animal production and the importance of livestock and meat industries. Selection, reproduction, nutrition, management, and marketing of livestock. Laboratory activities will reinforce these concepts. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 0109015101


Course Number: AGRI 2317 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Introduction to Agricultural Economics

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the field of agricultural economics as it relates to production, consumption, marketing, prices, supply and demand, records and finance. Course will cover fundamental economic principles and their application in the agricultural industry. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 0101035101


Course Number: AGRI 2330 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Wildlife Conservation and Management

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Principles and practices used in the production and improvement of wildlife resources. Aesthetic, ecological, and recreational uses of public and private lands. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 0306015101



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.