The Washington State University Catalog

Courses with the AgTM Prefix

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Courses

Agricultural Technology And Management (AGTM)

201 Metal Fabrication 3 (1-6) Credit not granted for students who have already completed AGTM/ENGR 202, 203, or 204. Theory, applications, and practices of welding, machining, and associated techniques in fabricating with metals. (Crosslisted course offered as AGTM 201, ENGR 201).

202 Welding 1 (1-3) Credit not granted for students who have already completed AGTM/ENGR 201. Theory application and practices of welding and associated techniques in fabricating with metals. One of 3 two-week sessions of Metal Fabrication. Each session includes 3 hours lecture and 12 hours lab per week. (Crosslisted course offered as AGTM 202, ENGR 202).

203 Machining 1 (1-3) Credit not granted for students who have already completed AGTM/ENGR 201. Theory application and practices of machining and associated techniques in fabricating with metals. One of 3 two-week sessions of Metal Fabrication. Each session includes 3 hours lecture and 12 hours lab per week. (Crosslisted course offered as AGTM 203, ENGR 203).

204 Metal Fabrication 1 (1-3) Credit not granted for students who have already completed AGTM/ENGR 201. Theory application and practices of cutting and associated techniques in fabricating with metals. One of 3 two-week sessions of Metal Fabrication. Each session includes 3 hours lecture and 12 hours lab per week. (Crosslisted course offered as AGTM 204, ENGR 204).

305 Agricultural Precision Systems 3 (2-3) Systems for precision agriculture, equipment, software uses, principles, construction, care, tillage, planting, spraying, harvesting, and materials handling machinery. Field trips required. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

310 Small Engine Maintenance and Repair 3 (2-3) Safety, operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting engines; understanding of engine systems and components including compression, carburetion, cooling, fuel, and lubrication.

314 Agricultural Power Units and Mobile Electrical Systems 3 (2-3) Principles of thermodynamics, engine cycles, transmissions, electrical, starting, braking, steering, suspension systems, differentials and hydraulic systems.

315 Irrigation Systems and Water Management 3 (2-3) Principles of irrigation and drainage, water measurement, irrigation methods and practices, selection of irrigation system components. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

330 Electrical Power Systems for Agriculture 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. Methods of selecting and installing electrical power circuits in agricultural operations; light frame construction; motor and control circuits; Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs).

402 Methods, Materials, and Machines for Teaching Ag Mechanics 3 Course Prerequisite: AGTM 201. Development of shop programs in project planning, demonstrations, and skills performance; safety and management of materials, tools, and machines.

405 Advanced Agricultural Precision Systems 2 (1-3) Course Prerequisite: AGTM 305. Advanced principles of precision agricultural systems, software uses, management of controllers on equipment, geographical information systems and global positioning systems.

412 Human and Machinery Risk Management 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. History and current status of farm worker injury prevention programs in the US including worker's compensation insurance.

416 Fluid Power Systems 3 (2-3) Fluid power principles applied to the selection, design, operation, and management of agricultural and industrial machinery. Field trips required.

444 Teaching Practicum 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 3 hours. Course Prerequisite: By instructor permission. Laboratory and research techniques for AgTM.

451 Seminar 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 2 hours. Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Readings and interviews, research, and oral presentation of professional subjects.

481 Independent Research V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: By instructor permission.

495 Internship in Agricultural Technology and Management V 2-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: sophomore standing; prior approval of internship coordinator and advisor required. Work experience related to academic learning. S, F grading.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. S, F grading.

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