Course Descriptions


 

8031: Agriculture Leadership/COOP Program

Course Length: One Quarter
Credit: 1/8
Prerequisite: Must be a FFA Member
Grade: 9-12

Course Description:

The FFA Organization is an intra-curricular activity that is part of the Agriculture Education Department. The primary aim is to develop agricultural leadership, cooperation, and citizenship. Through participation in FFA activities, above the Chapter level, a student may qualify for .125 credit per quarter towards graduation requirements. These activities may include: Career Development Events (CDE's) at Regional, State, and National levels; applying for proficiency awards or the State FFA Degree of Membership. Greenhand camps and leadership camps also qualify.

_____: Fish and Wildlife

Course Length: 1 Semester
Credit: .5
Prerequisite: None
Grade: 9-12

Course Description:

Fish and Wildlife play an important role in many lifestyles in our country. This course will allow students to explore how everyone benefits from the use of these natural resources. We must also learn about the care and management of fish and wildlife resources to ensure these resources will be around for years to come.



 ______:Introduction to Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Course Length: 1 Semester
Credit: .5
Prerequisite: None
Grade: 9-12
Course Description:  This class will explore a variety of career occupations in the agriculture industry along with an understanding of the importance of agriculture in our world.


Agricultural and Home Construction
Course
Length:  1 semester
Credit: .5
Prerequisite: None
Grade:11-12

Course Description:

This course is designed to introduce students to a wide range of skills related to construction. These skills include framing, wiring, siding, concrete, building design, and general safety practices. Students will work together as a class to complete a variety of hands on projects. These projects will be determined based on the needs of the school district and community.
 

 

8th Grade Ag Technology
Course Length:  1 Semester
Course credit:  .5
Prerequisite:  None
Grade: 8 

Course Description:
This course of study is designed for 8th grade students to explore the different types of technology applications found in agriculture.  Students will learn about the various types of technologies in the classroom, outdoors and in the shop.  Students will also become aware of the vast variety of career choices that are available in the technology area.  8th grade students will also be introduced to the FFA organization and the opportunities and activities this organization has to offer.  Classroom instruction along with hands on activities will assist students in learning about ag technology opportunities.                 

Contact: Brad Harguth