University of Florida

Agricultural Operations Management

Courses of Concentration - 2015 to present

UF Students in the Agricultural Operations Management program are provided with an opportunity to focus on specific interest areas by selecting from courses of concentration. Each area has 19 hours of additional required and elective courses. Listed electives are suggested courses and other courses may be chosen if advisor approved. Students are also required to complete an internship or participate in extension or undergraduate research.

Sustainable Energy & Facilities

Required Courses (10 credit hours)
AOM4521 Introduction to Biofuels 3
BCN1582 International Sustainable Development 3
DCP4930 Green Building Strategies 3
  Internship, Extension or Research credit 1
Plus...Pick 9 credits from the following
DCP3210  Sustainable Solutions for the Built Environment 3
DCP4930  Leadership in Sustainability 3
DCP4941  Practicum in Sustainability and the Built Environment 6
BSC2862  Global Change Ecology & Sustainability 3
GEO2242 Extreme Weather 3

Agribusiness Management

Required Courses (10 credit hours)
AEB3671 Comparative World Agriculture 3
AEB3341 Selling Strategically 3
AEB3315 Futures Markets and Risk Management in Agriculture 3
  Internship, Extension or Research credit 1
Plus...Pick 3 of the following
AEB4283 International Development Policy 3
AEB4342 Agribusiness and Food Marketing Management 3
AEB4343 International Agribusiness Marketing 3
AEB4424 Human Resources Management in Agribusiness 3


Fisheries and Aquatic Production

Required Courses (16 credit hours - select 5, including BSC2011 & lab))
BSC2011 and BSC2011L Biological Sciences 2 and lab (REQUIRED) 4
FAS2024 Global and Regional Perspectives in Fisheries 3
FAS4202C  Biology of Fishes 4
FAS4270 Marine Ecological Processes 3
FAS4305C Introduction to Fishery Science 3
FAS4405 Aquariums, Water and Aquaculture 3
     
Also Required Internship, Extension or Undergraduate Research 3

 

Animal Production Management

Required Courses (19 credit hours)
ANS3006C Introduction to Animal Science 4
ANS3043 Growth and Development of Farm Animals 3
ANS3246 Beef Production Practicum 1
ANS3404C Food Animal Nutrition and Feeding 3
ANS3440 Principles of Animal Nutrition 4
  Internship, Extension or Undergraduate Research 1
  Elective (advisor approved) 3

 

Forest Resources and Conservation

Required Courses (19 credit hours)
FOR3004 Forests, Conservation and People 3
FOR3153C Forest Ecology 3
FOR3162C Silviculture 4
FOR3202 Society and Natural Resources 3
FOR3855 Agroforestry in the Southeast United States or 3
  FOR3430C - Forest Mensuration or  
  FOR3434C - Forest Resources Information Systems  
  Internship, Extension or Undergraduate Research 3

 

Horticulture & Crop Management

Required Courses (10 credit hours)
HOS3020 Principles of Horticulture Crop Production 3
VEC3221C Vegetable Production 4
  Internship, Extension or Undergraduate Research 3
Plus...Pick 1 of the following
FYC3521 Community Food Systems 3
AGR4212 Alternative Cropping Systems 3
AGR4214C Applied Field Crop Production 3
Plus...Pick 2 of the following
HOS3281C Organic and Sustainable Crop Production 3
HOS4283C Advanced Organic and Sustainable Crop Production 3
HOS3222C Greenhouse and Protected Agriculture 3
VEC2100 World Herbs and Vegetables 3
 
Or pick 2 of the following courses:
 
  FRC3212- Introduction to Citrus Culture and Production 3
  FRC3252- Tropical and Subtropical Fruits 2
  FRC3274 - Tree and Small Fruit Production 3

 

Agricultural Leadership or Extension

Required Courses (10 credit hours)
AEC3414 Leadership Development 3
AEC3414 Leadership Development 3
FYC4622 Planning and Evaluating Family, Youth & Community Science Programs or 3
  AEC 3209 Instructional and Event Planning in Agricultural and Life Scienes or 3
  AEC 4200 Teaching Methods in Agricultural Education 3
  Internship, Extension or Research credit 1
Plus...Pick 3 of the following
AEC3073 Intercultural Communication 3
AEC4031 The Communication Process in Agricultural and Life Sciences 3
AEC4052 Communication Campaign Strategies in Agricultural and Life Sciences (req. AEC4031) 3
AEC4065 Issues in Agricultural and Life Sciences 3
AEC4417 Leadership for Personal and Organizational Change 3
AEC4434 Communication and Leadership in Groups and Teams 3
AEC4465 Global Leadership 3
AEC4944 Cooperative Extension Internship 3
FYC4408 Organizational Leadership for Nonprofits 3
POS3263 Policy, Ethics and Public Leadership 3

 

Soil and Water Science

Required Courses (7 credit hours)
SWS2007 The World of Water 3
SWS3022L Introduction to Soils in the Environment Laboratory 1
  Internship, Extension or Research credit 3
Plus...Pick 4 of the following
SWS4116 Environmental Nutrient Management 3
SWS4207 Sustainable Agricultural and Urban Land Management 3
SWS4231c Soil, Water and Land Use 3
SWS4233 Soil and Water Conservation 3
SWS4244 Wetlands 3

2009-2012 List of Concentrations


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