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University of Wisconsin / College of agriculture announcement of courses: 1942-1944

Campus activities,   pp. 195-196 PDF (632.6 KB)


The long course,   pp. 196-200 PDF (1.5 MB)


Page 196


COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE
interested may receive rich, practical experiences in writing, soliciting
advertising, cir-
culation problems, newspaper financing, or editing, students also support
the following
organizations:
   Alpha Zeta-A chapter of the national honorary agricultural fraternity;
Agricultural
 Engineers-for students in agricultural engineering; Babcock Dairy Science
Club-for
 students interested in dairy industry; Badger Conservation Club-for students
interested
 in forestry, nature, and conservation; Blue Shield-a club for students interested
in
 rural life and those who want to become rural workers and leaders; Future
Farmers of
 America-a collegiate club consisting of former F.F.A. members and others
who plan
 to teach vocational agriculture; Landscape Council Ring-an organization
for students
 in landscape gardening; Saddle and Sirloin Club-for students interested
in the breed-
 ing of livestock. This club sponsors the annual Wisconsin Little International
Live-
 stock Show and provides financial support for the various stock judging
teams which
 represent the College of Agriculture in collegiate judging competition at
the American
 Royal, International Livestock, and National Dairy Shows; U. W. 4-H Club-former
 4-H Club members comprise the membership of this group; and U. W. Poultry
Club-
 for students interested in poultry breeding.
   Serving to integrate the activities of the above-mentioned agricultural
organizations,
in addition to those which are open only to students in Home Economics, is
the Agri-
cultural Student Council which has two representatives from each of the established
groups. The council sponsors all of the agricultural campus all-student functions
and
seeks to promote a closer relationship between the faculty and student body.
                                THE LONG COURSE
  OBJECTIVES-The Long Course in Agriculture is the regular four-year collegiate
course leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. Four
years of
university work or its equivalent, is necessary to complete the work for
a degree. Serv-
ing a two-fold purpose, namely, to give a broad, general training and a specific
technical
knowledge of agriculture, the Long Course prepares students for the more
desirable
commercial, managerial, and professional positions.
  ADMISSION-The four methods by which one may be admitted to the Long Course
in the College of Agriculture are the same as for any other college or school
in the
University. See General Information bulletin, pages 20-27.
  FEES, BOOKS, AND MISCELLANEOUS COSTS-The student in agriculture who is
a
resident of the state of Wisconsin should expect to spend from $60 to $75
each semester
for his general fees and books. The only additional expenses the student
need be con-
cerned about are board, room, clothes, laundry and entertainment. For further
details
see General Information bulletin, pages 2-4.
  MAJORS AND SPLIT MAJORS-Each student enrolled in agriculture has two choices
in
planning his curriculum: (1) He may take his major work in one department
which
requires that he have a minimum of 15 and a maximum of 25 elective credits
in the
department; or, (2) he may choose to specialize in a field of work involving
two or
more departments; in this case he will take a split major which requires
that he have
a minimum of 25 elective credits of suitably related work in two or more
departments.
For either the major or the split major, a maximum of 25 credits in any one
depart-
ment is allowed toward graduation. This includes the four credit thesis,
if a thesis is
required.
  MAJORS-In planning a course of study the student should make certain that
he
includes all the courses required for a degree, including the major requirements
of a
minimum of 15 elective credits in the department. The staff members of any
department
will be glad to discuss with prospective majors the opportunities which their
particular
field has to offer and recommend the courses that ought to be taken in preparing
for
a specific objective.
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