Foundations of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
This course develops a foundation in each of the career pathways in agriculture, food, and natural resources (AFNR), including the global scope of agriculture; concepts in plant, animal, and food science; natural resources and environmental systems; agricultural skills and safety in power, structural, and technical systems; and agribusiness. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.
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A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.
- Agricultural Business Fundamentals I (36 Weeks)
- Biotechnology Foundations in Agricultural and Environmental Science (36 Weeks)
- Food Science and Dietetics (36 Weeks)
- Introduction to Animal Systems (36 Weeks)
- Introduction to Natural Resources and Ecology Systems (36 Weeks)
- Introduction to Plant Systems (36 Weeks)
- Introduction to Power, Structural and Technical Systems (36 Weeks)
- Small Engine Repair (36 Weeks)
Industry Credentials (Only apply to 36-week courses)
|Environmental Service Systems||
|Food Products and Processing Systems||
|Natural Resources Systems||
|Power, Structural, and Technical Systems||