# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Introduction to Agriscience Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Introduction to Agriscience (8002/6 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8002
Co-op:Available
Duration:6 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:6
Prerequisites:None

Middle school students develop an awareness of the relationships between agriculture and science. Major concepts covered in the course include awareness of agriculture, the world of work, agribusiness careers, human relations, and scientific principles applied in agriculture.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
    • Agribusiness Systems
    • Animal Systems
    • Environmental Service Systems
    • Food Products and Processing Systems
    • Natural Resources Systems
    • Plant Systems
    • Power, Structural, and Technical Systems

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course

Note: Certifications do not apply to middle school courses.

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.

Note: Completer sequences do not apply to middle school courses.