AGRI 1131 Crop & Food Science

This Agriculture Course includes the syllabus, curriculum map, calendar, module descriptions, and policies. It lists the topics, objectives, readings/resources, activities, assignments, assessments, discussions and quizzes. Module 1: Agriculture and Crop Terminology, Module 2: Agroecology and Crop Production Systems, Module 3: Crop Improvement, Module 4: Corn Production, Module 5: Soybean Production, Module 6: Wheat and Grain Sorghum, Module 7: Seeds, Seedlings and Crop Roots, Module 8: Crop Stems and Leaves, Flowering and Reproduction, Module 9: Photosynthesis and Respiration, Module 10: Insects and Disease Control, Module 11: Climate and Weather, Power Point: Grain Sorghum; history, uses, growth habits, climate, soil, seeding, varieties, pests, diseases, harvesting, storage, yield, Power Point: Precision Agriculture; definition, variability, efficiency, technology, benefits, tools.
Primary Material Type:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Other Material Types:
Assignment, Collection, Presentation, Quiz/Test, Reference Material, Syllabus, Tutorial
Southeast Community College
Project Name:
Mapping New Careers in Geospatial Technologies
hybrid course, precision ag tech, certificate

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Ag Leader, Norder Supply, and Servitech assisted with the program design, helped to define strategies and goals, identified necessary skills and competencies, provided additional resources and either provided certificate completers with internships or in some cases, hired them.
Industry Sector:
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting (11)
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations (45-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences (01)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
10 weeks
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
Quality Note:
Custom rubric used to ensure quality based on the Seven Principles for Good Teaching Practice (Chickering and Gamson)
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
  • Conducting an evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • SME Quality Report is posted in Skills Commons
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Custom Quality Rubric
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers
Course Note:
Precision Agriculture Certificate


Formal Accessibility Policy:
Accessibility Features:
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Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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