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The programs are designed to develop competencies needed by high school students desiring to or preparing to enter agricultural,  food and natural resources occupations.  Agricultural employment included all jobs that require agricultural competencies or essentials knowledge and skills needed in producing, managing, processing, marketing distributing, regulating, or protecting any of the renewable natural resources.

Future Farmers of America (FFA) activities are an integral part of the Agricultural Science and Technology education program.  Opportunities for developing skills in leadership, cooperation and citizenship are provided through extension of classroom / laboratory learning experiences by membership and participation in this student leadership organization

471101 - Introduction to World AG Science & Technology

This is the recommended class for incoming freshman or first year agriculture students. The course addresses the broad spectrum of agriculture science / agribusiness. Students in this class will focus on the scope of would. national, and local agriculture Issues. The course includes instructional units in agricultural career development. leadership. communications, personal finance, and mechanized agriculture

471112 - Applied AG Science & Technology

This course the follow-up course to introduction To World Agricultural Science and technology and Is another basic course designed to enhance the agricultural comprehension In agricultural science. The course Includes soils, plants. animals, agricultural construction. food science, supervised agricultural experience programs, and leadership

472101 - Plant & Animal Production

This course can Introductory course that prepares students for careers in food and fiber production systems.  It is designed to provide principles at animal and plant production and the management of soils as related to agriculture.

472153 - Wildlife & Recreation Management

This course is designed to examine areas a wildlife management, hunter safety, policies, laws and administration of wildlife management, identification of wildlife and fish, identification of ecological concepts, state and federal policies concerning recreation wildlife careers and leadership related activities.   Students wishing to be certified in hunter safely will be required to pay a testing fee.

472163 - Agricultural Metal Fabrication and Technology

This technical course develops skills and knowledge associated with metal fabrication.  Students will get hands-on experience in safety and laboratory procedures identifying, cutting, drilling, shaping arid filing metals;  Use of the cutting torch to heat, cut and bend metals; basic steps of arc welding,  Mfg welding and plasma cutting process.  Students will be required lo purchase supplies for personal projects. (This is the Introductory course for the Welding l and II courses at the Advanced technology Complex)

472131 - Animal Science

This course develops he knowledge and skills pertaining to the nutrition, reproduction, health. and management of domestic animals.   It provides the necessary background for students preparing for career in the veterinary field.

472142 - Advance Animal Science

This courses designed to examine the interrelatedness of human scientific and technological dimensions of livestock production. Instruction is designed to expand ones knowledge of the scientific subjects of anatomy. physiology, nutrition reproduction health and selection

472122 - Equine Science

This technical course is designed to develop knowledge and skills pertaining to the selection, nutrition, reproduction, health and management of horses.  It prepares students with the basics of horse ownership and careers in the equine industry.

472111 - Introduction to Horticulture Science

This technical course is designed to develop knowledge and skills related to the management and production of greenhouse and nursery crops. Topics include classification and identification of plants, maintenance and storage of tools. plant propagation techniques; marketing techniques, maintenance of structures and equipment; and management or environmental conditions.

473002 - Horticulture Plant Production

This technical course is designed to develop knowledge and skills related to the management and production of greenhouse and nursery crops. Topics include classification and identification of plants, maintenance and storage of tools; plant propagation techniques, marketing techniques, maintenance of structures and equipment and management of environmental conditions.

473201 - Floral Design & Interior Landscape Development

This a technical course that prepares students IC arrange flowers foliage and related plant material for interior locations.  Students will evaluate techniques of increasing keeping qualities of flowers and plants, recognize design principles evaluate techniques and prepare geometric floral designs prepared with fresh, silk and dried flowers. prepare corsages and boutonnieres, evaluate techniques and prepare designs or holidays. banquets and other occasions. Students will learn to identify and use safe work practices and will also be required to0 purchase supplies for projects

472172 - Landscape Design, Construction & Maintenance

This course !introduces students to basic principles end techniques of landscape design. Students will actively participate in the design; of real world landscapes. Emphasis will he placed on proper plant selection. principles of balance in design, and ease of maintenance an design. This course is geared towards hands on activities.

47410 / 47510 - Agriculture Career Preparation I & II

This course prepares students for careers in agriculture/agribusiness. Students will attain academic skills and knowledge related to agriculture/agribusiness and the workplace and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities. entry requirements and industry expectations. To prepare for success. students will have opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply and transfer their knowledge and skills and technologies in a work based environment.

472183 - Home Maintenance & Improvement

This is an exploratory course designed to prepare students to improve and maintain urban or rural homes and adjacent buildings.  Skills will be developed in the areas of identification of home tools and equipment; electrical, plumbing and concrete practice. and the repair and maintenance of the interior/exterior of a residential structure.


Denton High School
1007 Fulton, Denton, TX 76201
940-369-2000

Billy Ryan High School
5101 E. McKinney,  Denton, TX 76208

940-369-3000

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7501 Teasley Lane. Denton, TX 76210
940-369-1000

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