- Core courses and skills. Especially CHEM 1030/1031, CHEM 1040/1041, BIOL 1020/1021, BIOL 1030/1031, and ANSC 1000 (all three are gateways to upper- division courses in the major).
- Join the College of Agriculture Student Services Facebook page for college and major updates, and internship and job postings.
- Become a member of one of the departmental clubs such as PreVet Club, Collegiate Cattlemen’s, Block & Bridle, and Horseman’s Club.
- Follow the College of Agriculture on our social media outlets including Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.
- BIOL 2500 & 2510, CHEM 2030, ECON 2020, STAT 2510.
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- Consider traveling abroad. The college offers Study Abroad Scholarships to students studying abroad.
- Apply to the Ag Alumni Mentoring Program. Students get to take part in job shadowing and networking opportunities and see first hand where your degree can take you. Keep an eye out for information on how to apply.
- Volunteer! Seek out opportunities that cater to your interest and also challenge you to get out of your comfort zone.
- Utilize AUInvolve to identify organizations of interest,
to attend meetings and enhance your resume.
- AGEC 4000
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- Pursue opportunities for an internship.
- Attend professional development events (Career Fairs, Etiquette Dinners, Workshops).
- Pursue leadership roles in your organization to exercise and enhance your skills.
- Join a professional society such as American Society of Animal Science; attend a professional conference.
- Directed elective, General Microbiology, Horse Production, AGRN 4010.
- Gamma Sigma Delta is the Honor Society of Agriculture. The organization is dedicated to recognizing your academic achievements.
Equine Science will enable you to focus on the sciences and practical skills required for a successful career in the horse industry. Through the choice of appropriate elective courses, you can also prepare to apply to the College of Veterinary Medicine.
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Holland's Code: RIE
Most common* Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality types found in this major, in no particular order:
*Every MBTI type is found in every major, these are the most highly concentrated
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- Critical Thinking
- Reading Comprehension
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Last modified: August 18, 2020