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Courses - Fall 2024
Institute of Applied Agriculture Department Site
Open Seats as of
06/22/2024 at 10:30 PM
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restricted to students in the AGNR-Institute of Applied Agriculture department. Others by permission of the AGNR-Institute of Applied Agriculture department.

A detailed study, including a written report, involving a current issue in an agricultural area that relates to the student's major. The study is conducted under the direction of a faculty member. A maximum of three credit hours of special problems may be applied toward graduation.
(Perm Req)
Special Problems; Special Problems in AgriScience
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Students must successfully complete an accredited high school agriculture program with a minimum of 4 agriculture courses with a minimum grade of B in each course.

Demonstrates the application of scientific principles of agriculture by developing and presenting an oral report on a capstone project relevant to ccurrent agriculture issues.
Special Problems; Agricultural Tractor Operations and Maintenance
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: IAA students are given priority. Other UMD students will be granted permission to enroll if seats are available.

Class will be held at the Central Maryland Research and Education Center (CMREC), Clarksville Facility, 4240 Folly Quarter Road, Ellicot City, MD 21042. Dates are September 21 and 22, 2024, with a rain date of September 28 and September 29, 2024. Students will need to provide their own transportation to and from the facility.

This class introduces students to the operation and maintenance of agricultural tractors and farm equipment. Students learn to safely perform regular maintenance, and handle materials.
Special Problems; Professional Horticulture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Only open to IAA students who have successfully completed the approved CPH program of study with an unweighted cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher for all completed CPH courses as noted on the official high school transcript, and passed the student CPH certification exam administered by the Maryland Nursery, Landscape and Greenhouse Association, Inc. (MNLGA).