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Advanced Ag Mechanics

COURSE: Advanced Agriculture Mechanics
GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITES: Ag. Mechanics
CREDIT: 1/2

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
In addition to the lessons listed in Ag Mechanics, Advanced Ag Mechanics students will do more building from scratch, especially catering to fabrication with design. The intent from students is to work a little more in depth on various projects and incorporate multiple areas into one project.

Teacher: Mr.Lunceford

Advanced Ag Welding

COURSE: Advanced Ag Welding
GRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITES: Ag Welding I
CREDIT: 1/2

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The students will design and construct a welding project demonstrating the safe use of arc, TIG, MIG and oxy-acetylene welders. Emphasis will be placed on out-of-position welding technique. Other topics: careers, cutting torch, plasma arc cutting, brazing, and TIG welding.

Teacher: Mr.Lunceford

AG - Woodworking

COURSE: Ag. Woodworking
GRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITES: None
CREDIT: 1/2

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Ag Woodworking provides the students the opportunity to plan and build individual projects using advanced construction techniques. Proper tool adjustment, safe tool use and quality workmanship will be emphasized.

Teacher: Mr.Lunceford

Ag Business I

COURSE: Ag Business

GRADE: 9-12

PREREQUISITES: None

CREDIT: 1/2



COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course is intended for the Ag-Ed student who is interested in the financial world of agriculture. Students start with the basics of financial record keeping and economics. They move on to topics like Sales, Marketing, Financial Analysis, and Entrepreneurship.

Teacher: Mrs.Lunceford

Ag Construction

COURSE: Ag. Construction I
GRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITES: None
CREDIT: 1/2

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course is designed for the Ag student who wishes to develop their skills in the area of construction. The course will be project based. Students learn the basic safety aspects of most construction tools and construction situations. They work as a group to build a stud framed building as a final project. No nail guns

Teacher: Mr.Lunceford

Ag Construction 2


COURSE: Ag. Construction II
GRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITES: Ag. Construction I
CREDIT: 1/2

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed for the Ag student who wishes to develop their skills in the area of building construction. Students are shown a variety of different construction techniques for stud walls, stairs, log walls, different siding options, and roofing. Stress is made on ability to make cut lists, pricing and quality control.

Teacher: Mr.Lunceford

Ag Marketing

COURSE: Agricultural Marketing
GRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITES: None
CREDIT: 1/2

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The students will use a variety of methods and technologies to learn sales, marketing, and communication skills as they would be applied to agriculture. There will be extensive computer work, written and oral presentations to deliver sales and marketing messages. The final project is a team marketing assessment of a local business or one that the students would like to start in Big Timber.

Teacher: Mr.Lunceford

Ag Mechanics

COURSE: Agriculture Mechanics
GRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITES: Small Gas Engine/Electrical Wiring
CREDIT: 1/2

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
In Ag Mechanics lessons on different areas of agricultural mechanics are given throughout the semester. Areas include: careers, hydraulics, levers, fabrication and engine basics. In between the lessons, students are given a chance to work on a mechanical project approved by the instructor. Safety issues are addressed throughout the class and are required at all times.

Teacher: Mr.Lunceford

Ag Small Gas and Electrical Wiring

COURSE: Small Gas Engines/Electrical Wiring
Grade: 9-12
Prerequisite: None
Credit:1/2

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course is designed for the student who has an interest in electrical wiring and small gas engines. The course will cover the principles of wiring and internal combustion engines and students will complete several wiring projects, as well as do a complete overhaul on a small gas engine. Students are given the opportunity to overhaul or repair engines from home.

Teacher: Mr.Lunceford

Ag Welding

COURSE: Ag Welding I
GRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITES: None
CREDIT: 1/2

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The students will learn the safe use of the arc, TIG, MIG and oxy-acetylene welders. Proper welding technique and basic metal joint welding will be covered. The students will also learn the proper metal cutting method using oxy-acetylene and Plasma Arc equipment. Other topics: careers, electrode selection, tip selection, and metal identification

Teacher: Mr.Lunceford

AG-ED 1

COURSE: Ag. Ed. I
GRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITES: None
CREDIT: 1/2

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This is the introductory course to the Sweet Grass Co. High School Ag-Ed program. Students in this course will be exposed to the FFA, Parliamentary Procedure, Personal Development, SAE, Lab Safety and Fabrication and Planning of a project(s)

Teacher: Mr.Lunceford

AG-ED II

COURSE: Ag Ed II
GRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: none
CREDIT: 1/2

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course is intended for students whose interest is more science based as opposed to mechanical based. Topics to be cover include SAE, Range Science,Agronomy, Fertilizers, Chemical Labels, Chemical Application Solving,Plant Science,Entomology, Water quality and Soil Science. This course provides the students a solid base for entering the plant and soil science careers and provides a strong basis for competition in the range and agronomy CDE areas.

Teacher:

Agri-Science

COURSE: Agri-Science

GRADE: 9-12

PREREQUISITES: None

CREDIT: ½



COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course is designed to cover the new “areas” of agriculture. Activities and topics include Fermenting Root Beer, GMOs, Egg Science, AI and ET in Cattle, Water and Soil Quality, Firework Science, Designing Dragsters, and Drones in Agriculture. This course will be a lab-based class with many lab activities to develop skills in the broadening areas of agriculture, including the Environmental Sciences.



Teacher: Mrs.Lunceford

Agriculture Technology

COURSE: Agriculture Technology
GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITES: Geometry
CREDIT: ½

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course is designed for the mechanical or technology students who wish to develop their skills in various areas of agriculture technology. Areas to be covered include precision agriculture technology (GPS,etc.), Mechanical Drafting, with the main emphasis being Computer Aided Design using Auto CAD LT in the lab.

Teacher: Mr.Lunceford

Animal Science I

COURSE: Animal Science I
GRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITES: None
CREDIT: 1/2

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Animal Science I is designed to provide the student with a basic general understanding of animal agriculture. Topics covered include: the origin of livestock, animal breeds, basic meat science, basics of animal husbandry, basic nutrition, basic genetics, animal anatomy and physiology, animal selection, diseases and careers.

Teacher: Mrs.Lunceford

Natural Resources

This class exposes students to the concepts of stewardship in terms of managing our natural resources. Topics covered include Forestry, Range, Wildlife, Water and Montana Ecosystems. For the final project, the students create a stewardship plan for an area ranch or property.

Teacher: Mrs.Lunceford
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