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View semester order by campus: Thief River Falls
|Course #||Course Name||Credit(s)|
|AGRG 1100||Intro to Agriculture||3|
|AGRG 1105||Agribusiness & Records||3|
|AGRG 1110||Intro to Animal Science||4|
|AGRG 1115||Intro to Agronomy||4|
|AGRG 1120||Intro to Food Products||4|
|PAET 1100||Intro Precision Ag||3|
|BIOL 1131||Intro to Natural Resource||3|
|ENGL 1111||Composition I||3|
|G4: Math/Logical Elective ( *See Elective Options Listed Below )||3|
Program Elective Course Options
For this particular pathway, NCTC recommends a student explore further coursework in the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum areas listed below. Need help? Schedule an appointment with a Northland Academic Advisor for assistance in selecting courses.
|Course #||Course Name||Credits|
|G4: Math/Logical Reasoning Electives|
|MATH 1102||Contemporary Math||3|
|MATH 1110||College Algebra||3|
The following minimum requirements must be completed:
1. All required courses must be completed with a grade of a 2.0 or better to graduate.
2. Students achieving assessment scores below the established minimums must register and successfully complete (with a grade of C or better) the required developmental courses in order to meet graduation requirements.
3. The college minimum scores for the Next Generation Accuplacer Assessment test are as follows:
Note: Some programs may require assessment scores that exceed the college minimum in Arithmetic & Elementary Algebra.
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