Mr. Koehn: Vo-Ag and FFA

2016-2017 Joseph Aviation, Agriculture, and FFA

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Intro to Ag

Animal Science

Agricultural Leadership

Agriculture and Society

Ag Mechanics

Emergent Technologies

18101 - Animal Science

Animal Production/Science courses impact information about the care and management of domestic and farm animals. These courses may cover animal nutrition, health, behavior, selection, reproduction, anatomy and physiology, facilities, product processing, and marketing. Students may study a particular species (swine, cattle, horses, fowl, sheep, and so on), or they may learn how to care for and maintain livestock as a more inclusive study.

18401 - Ag Mechanics

Agricultural Mechanics/Equipment/Structures courses provide students with the skills and knowledge that are specifically applicable to the tools and equipment used in the agricultural industry. While learning to apply basic industrial knowledge and skills (engine mechanics, power systems, welding, and carpentry, among others), students may explore a broad range of topics, including the operation, mechanics, and care of farm tools and machines; the construction and repair of structures integral to farm operations; a study of electricity and power principles; and safety procedures.

Aviation Class

18001 - Intro to Ag

Introduction to Agriculture courses survey a wide array of topics within the agricultural industry, exposing students to many and varied types of agricultural and livestock career opportunities and to those in related fields (such as natural resources). These courses serve to introduce students to the agricultural field, providing them an opportunity to identify an area for continued study or to determine that their interest lies elsewhere. They often focus on developing communication skills, business principles, and leadership skills.

18307 - Agricultural and Society

Agricultural and Society courses provide an overview of the importance of, impact on, and relationships between agricultural endeavors and society at large. These courses typically emphasize economic and environmental factors and impacts (such as urban and agricultural water use) and the influences of society on agricultural endeavors (including production, processing, and distribution). Current technological advances (such as genetic genetic engineering) may also be discussed.

18203 - Agricultural Leadership

Agriculture Leadership courses help students develop leadership skills with a focus on opportunities in the food, fiber, and natural resources industries. Topics may include but are not limited to human relationships and effective communications, decision-making, and building leadership skills. These courses may also incorporate a survey of the careers within the agricultural industry.

21053 - Emergent Technologies

Emerging Technology courses emphasizing exposure and understanding of new and emerging technologies . The range of technology issues varies widely but typically include fiber options, electronics, robotics, computer technology, communication, and transportation technologies.

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Aviation Class is a new course that provides learning for careers in aviation, business, local and global history of flight, and physics of flight.

Treasure Valley Community College Articulation Agreement

Tech Prep (2+2) Courses

Introduction to Animal Science, Animal Science Lab, Current Issues in Agriculture, Metals and Welding, Shop Skills, Management in Agriculture, Marketing in Agriculture, Ag Computers, and Intro to Plant Growth are courses approved by TCVV as equivalent competencies taught between high school and community college for transcription. Students requesting credit must have completed the competencies required for the course within the past (4) years with a B or better grade.

Students should apply for credit in the spring of their senior year or at the point in time that they are exiting the high school Agricultural Program.