This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the agricultural biotechnology industry within the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources career cluster.
Agricultural Biotechnology II
This course was developed as a core and is designed to develop competencies in the areas of agricultural biotechnology in agriculture, scientific investigation, laboratory safety, scientific and technological concepts; and the fundamentals of biotechnology.
Agricultural Biotechnology III
This course is designed to enhance competencies in the areas of current agricultural biotechnology applications, genetic principles, tissue/cell culture, and the potential for biotechnology in the area of agriculture.
Advanced Concepts of Agriscience
This course is designed to enhance competencies in the areas of agricultural science and research; biological and physical science; environmental principles; and principles of leadership. Laboratory-based activities are an integral part of this course. These include the safe use and application of appropriate technology, scientific testing and observation equipment.