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AGME 1003: Basic Agricultural Mechanization

Prerequisite: MATH 1113

Introduction to basic physical concepts important in agricultural technical systems: applied mechanics, power and machinery, management, structure and electrification, soil and water conservation.

Lecture two hours, laboratory two hours. $50 course fee.

AGME 3003: Metals and Welding

Prerequisites: AGME 1003, junior standing, acceptance in stage II, and/or instructor's permission.

This course is designed to prepare pre-service teachers for the job and responsibility of developing programs in agricultural mechanics shop work to include hot and cold metal work, arc welding, and gas welding and cutting.

Lecture two hours, laboratory two hours. $50 course fee.

AGME 3013: Agriculture Structural Systems

Prerequisites: AGME 1003, junior standing, acceptance into stage II, and/or instructor's permission.

This course is designed to prepare pre-service teachers for the job and responsibility of developing programs in basic carpentry skills associated with the agricultural environment. Focus of instruction in equipment safety and use, building supplies or materials, skills development in framing, roofing, installation of windows, etc.

Lecture two hours, laboratory two hours. $50 course fee.

AGME 3023: Agricultural Power

Prerequisites: AGME 1003, junior standing, acceptance into stage II, and/or instructor's permission.

This course is designed to prepare pre-service teachers for the job and responsibility of developing programs in agriculture power, which includes electricity and internal combustion engines. Electricity includes systems, devices, motors, installation, and service. Internal combustion power includes small engine repair and maintenance.

Lecture two hours, laboratory two hours. $50 course fee.