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AGPR 100
Introduction to Agriculture and Natural Resource Careers


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30


Description
A survey of the agriculture industry looking at different jobs, working conditions, employment structure, and employee-employer relationships. Each student builds a personal job portfolio to include letters of application, resume, references and job interview techniques.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify areas for personal development.
  • Develop professionalism both orally and in written form.
  • Practice etiquette in professional interactions.
  • Explain the importance of networking and professional online presence.
  • Evaluate personal interest in agriculture and natural resource careers.
  • Construct a plan for the attainment of career related technical competencies.
  • Create short- and long-term career development goals.
  • Construct an employment portfolio.
  • Prepare for and participate in a job interview.

  • Course Topics
  • Occupational Survey
  • Goal Setting
  • Resume
  • Letters of Application
  • Representative Employers
  • Careers Planning Guide
  • Leadership and human relation skills
  • Interview Techniques
  • Education/skills required and individual competency goals.
  • Locating Jobs
  • Job Security

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    AGPR 100
    Winter 2016
    0050
    Melissa Holecek
    AGPR 100
    Winter 2016
    5221
    Melissa Holecek
    AGPR 100
    Fall 2015
    0050
    Melissa Holecek
    AGPR 100
    Winter 2015
    0050
    Melissa Holecek
    AGPR 100
    Fall 2014
    0050
    Melissa Holecek


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
     
     
     
    X
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.