This course is designed to introduce students to the broad field of agricultural science. Subjects covered include inquiry-based science processes, basic plant/soil sciences, plant propagation, selection, and preparation growth media, pest management, basic irrigation, and record keeping. Students are required to conduct an occupational experience program. Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) standards will be an integral part of this class.Each student is expected to design and participate in a supervised agricultural experience. Successful completion of the program may qualify students to receive the Mastery of Subject Area Graduation Endorsement. Students are encouraged to work with their program teachers to determine eligibility.
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- Career and technical education