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University of Wisconsin / College of agriculture announcement of courses: 1940-1941

Other courses in the College of Agriculture,   pp. 196-198 PDF (717.4 KB)

Page 196

                                       SOPHOMORE YEAR
               First Semester                                  Second Semester
Agr. Bact. I-General survey -     ___     4      Agr. Econ. I-Prin. of agr.
econ.-         3
Soils I-Soils and soil fertility' _-4            Biochem. I-Elem. biochemistry'1…---------4
Econ. la-General economics -4                    Agricultural option2   
Agricultural option -3                           Electives -            
Electives --      -----------------     1-3
               16) -18
  1Olnv one of the courses, Soils I and Biochemistry I is required, but both
may be taken if desired.
  2Sophomores in the Long Course are required to take one course of three
credits or more in each
of two of the following departments: Agricultural Engineering, Dairy Industry,
Economic Entomol-
ogy, Horticulture, Poultry Science, and Veterinary Science. A subject chosen
as an option may not
be included among the credits counted toward satisfying the major requirements
of any of the six
departments enumerated above.
  NOTE: A student who has taken his freshman and sophomore work at the University
of Wiscon-
sin, whose grade-point average for these first two years of work is 2.6 or
higher, and who is recom-
mended by three of his sophomore instructors, may be permitted by the major
division or depart-
ment of his choice to pursue Advanced Independent Work during the remainder
of his course, which
will enable him to secure a master's degree at the end of nine semesters.
See page 227 for more
detailed information.
                                  JUNIOR AND SENIOR YEARS
 The student will carrv from 16 to 18 credits per semester during his junior
anad senior years. At the
 beginning of his junior year the student, with the help of his adviser,
should plan a program, well
 balanced as concerns elective and required subjects, especially in the major
or split major, so that
 he may easily complete all of the requirements for the degree during the
senior year. (See page 193).
                          SENIOR-GRADUATE STANDING
  Any -enior in t'he College of Agriculture who is within six credits of
having com-
pleted all the requirements for graduation and who has the required grade-point
age of lS may be admitted to the Graduate School and earn residence credit
to apply
toward an advanced degree.
  The University of Wisconsin does not offer a course in forestry. However
it does
offer, through its College of Agriculture, two years of work in pre-forestry
Upon the satisfactory completion of this pre-forestry course, a student may
to another institution where forestry is given and there complete his work
toward a
  The pre-forestry work suggested is similar to the prerequisite training
required by
most forestry schools. However, it is advisable that the student select early
the insti-
tution to which he wishes to transfer so that he may modify, if necessary,
a part of
his work. during his sophomore year to meet the requirements of the specific
tution. Practically all institutions that offer degrees in forestry require
that training in
the summer forestry camp be completed before the beginning of the junior
year. The
following curriculum for the freshman and sophomore years is recommended
for stu-
dents intending to take forestry:
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