Fundamentals of Agricultural Systems Management - Overview of agricultural systems management; engines, machinery, structures, electricity, processing, and conservation. 3 lectures, Prereq. or coreq: MATH 103, 104, or 107.
Fabrication and Construction Technology - Introduction to materials, methods, and tools used in fabrication, installation, and maintenance of agricultural production and processing facilities. 2 lectures, 1 three-hour laboratory.
Computer Application in Agricultural Systems Management - Application and use of software for problem solving, reporting, and graphical communication. 3 lectures. Prereq: CSCI 114 or 116; Math 105, 107, or 146.
Natural Resource Management Systems - Application and use of software for problem solving, reporting, and graphical communication. 3 lectures. Prereq: CSCI 114 or 116. Cross-listed with NRM 264.
Post-Harvest Technology - Principles and management of crop and feed storage, handling, drying, processing, and crop/feed systems siting, planning, and development. 3 lectures. Prereq: MATH 103, 104, or 107.
Electricity and Electronic Applications - Fundamentals and applications of electricity, electronic power distribution, controls, motors, and solid state electronics. For non-engineering majors. 2 lectures, 1 three-hour laboratory. Prereq: MATH 103, 104, or 107.
Tractors and Power Units - Theory and principles of operation, use, maintenance, repair, and selection of tractors and power systems. Includes engines, transmissions, fuel, lubrication, hydraulics, traction, and electrical systems. 3 lectures. Prereq: MATH 103, 104, or 107.
Power Units Laboratory - Laboratory to complement concepts introduced in ASM 373. Topics include engine systems, operation, adjustment, maintenance, repair, measurement, and testing. 1 three-hour laboratory. Prereq: MATH 103, 104, or 107.
Machinery Principles and Management - Principles of agricultural machinery manufacture, sales, operation, and management. Topics include selection, replacement, operation, application, and maintenance. 2 lectures, 1 three-hour laboratory. Prereq: MATH 103, 104, or 107.
Hydraulic Power Principles and Applications - Study of fluid power principles, components, schematics, and systems. Emphasis is on proper use, maintenance, and applications of hydraulic power equipment. Prereq: PHYS 211, Junior standing.
Principles of Site Specific Agriculture - Principles and practices of site-specific farming, including data acquisition, data management, modeling, equipment management, GPS, and GIS. 2 lectures, 1 three-hour laboratory. Prereq: MATH 103, 104, or 107.
Golf Course Irrigation I - Students will work between the classroom and regional golf courses to learn the basic issues of water management, irrigation system design, and maintenance of golf course and other sports facilities. 1 lecture plus hours arranged. Prereq: Senior standing in program. Cross-listed with PLSC.
Golf Course Irrigation II - Irrigation systems installation, winterization, start-up, troubleshooting, renovation, and drainage. 1 lecture. Prereq: ASM 468. Cross-listed with PLSC.
Management of Agricultural Systems - Capstone learning experience involving team solution to problems in agricultural systems management. Oral and written communications are emphasized. 2 lectures. Prereq: Senior standing.
Seminar - Career planning and job search. 2 lectures.