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Section 02 Agricultural Sciences

CSSC Code Title Alternate Titles Description
Main Category Sub-Category Course
02     AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES   A summary of groups of instructional programs that describe the production, processing, and distribution of food and fiber.
  01   AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES, GENERAL   A group of instructional programs that generally describes the production, processing and distribution of food and fiber.
    11 Agricultural Sciences, General Agriculture Fundamentals production; processing; distribution; food and fiber
    21 Agricultural Occupations 1   soils; livestock; plants; equipment; agricultural mechanics
    22 Agricultural Occupations 2   soils; livestock; plants; equipment; agricultural mechanics, level 2
    23 Agricultural Occupations 3   soils; livestock; plants; equipment; agricultural mechanics, level 3
    24 Agricultural Occupations 4   soils; livestock; plants; equipment; agricultural mechanics, level 4; placement in agriculture occupations
    00 Agricultural Sciences, Other General    
  02   ANIMAL SCIENCES   A group of instructional programs that describe the theories, principles, and applications of appropriate technical skills that apply to the production and management of animals and animal products.
    11 Animal Sciences 1   animal nutrition; diseases; parasites; farming experience
    12 Animal Sciences 2   animal nutrition; diseases; parasites; enterprise specialization
    21 Livestock 9   production and management of livestock; feeding; management; disease control
    22 Livestock 10   production and management of livestock
    31 Poultry   production and management of poultry
    41 Dairy Production   production and management; milk animals; dairy products
    51 Nutrition and Feeds   vitamins; protein; feed additives; food production; fiber production
    61 Horse Production   production and management of horses
    62 Horseshoeing/
Farrier Training
  proper use of farrier tools; operation and maintenance of a forge; leg and hoof anatomy
    71 Small Animal Production 1 Small Animal Production research; breeding
    72 Small Animal Production 2 Small Animal Production - Cooperative Education  
    81 Fish Production   production and management of fish; pond construction
    00 Animal Sciences, Other    
  03   FOOD SCIENCES   A group of instructional programs that describe the principles and practices involved in converting agricultural products to forms suitable for direct human consumption, or for storage.
    00 Food Sciences, Other    
  04   PLANT SCIENCES   A group of instructional programs that describe the theories and principles of science and practice involved in the production and management of plants for food feed, fiber, and soil conservation.
    11 Agronomy Plant Science field crop production; truck crops; seed production; pest control; ornamental horticulture; marketing
    21 Ornamental Horticulture 1   job entry competencies; landscape workers; greenhouse and nursery workers; hand tool and equipment maintenance and repair; sprinkler system installation; ornamental fencing
    22 Ornamental Horticulture 2   ground workers; greenhouse and nursery preparation; equipment operation; plant science
    23 Ornamental Horticulture 3   processing and distribution of plant and floral products; grounds, nursery, and greenhouse maintenance; equipment handling
    00 Plant Sciences, Other    
  05   SOIL SCIENCES   A group of instructional programs that describe the physical, chemical, and biological sciences and basic principles which relate to the determination of soil properties and their conservation and management for crop production or other purposes.
    11 Soil Sciences, General   use of herbicides, insecticides, fertilizers; types of soils; soil preparation; soil testing; soil evaluation
    21 Fertilizers and Chemicals Agricultural Chemistry fundamental chemical principles; nature and properties of soils
    00 Soil Sciences, Other    
  99   AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES, OTHER   A group of instructional programs in agricultural sciences not described above.
    00 Agricultural Sciences, Other    

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