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2008-09 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Learning Compact

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Agricultural Operations Management
Description of the Major
The agricultural operations management curriculum integrates business and technical knowledge of agricultural operations. Knowledge is developed through formal courses, laboratory experimentation and individual experience. You will learn to incorporate technical agricultural skills with modern business techniques and to communicate these results effectively in an appropriate presentation style.

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Before Graduating You Must
  • Pass the agricultural operations management competency exam, given in three parts. One part will be given in each of the following required courses:
    • AOM 4455 Agricultural Operation and Systems or AOM 3734 Principles of Irrigation
    • AOM 4314C Power and Machinery Management or AOM 3734 Principles of Irrigation
    • AOM 4642 Environmental Systems for Agricultural Structures or AOM 4434 Precision Agriculture
  • Achieve satisfactory portfolio assessment in AOM 3073.
  • Satisfy the Florida statutory requirements for CLAST.
  • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.
Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)
  1. Integrate specific technical knowledge with the overall management of agricultural businesses and operations.
  2. Combine management and analytical techniques for agricultural operations.
  3. Articulate analytical results clearly in an accepted style of presentation.

Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
AOM 3073 X   X
AOM 3220 X X  
AOM 3333 X X  
AOM 3734 X X  
AOM 4314C X X  
AOM 4434 X X  
AOM 4444 X X  
AOM 4455 X X  
AOM 4642 X X  

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