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Image 89 of Bulletin of the University of Kentucky, Volume 21 (1945-1946)

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Lai AGRICULTURE AND HOME ECONOMICS as ach ANIMAL HUSBANDRY ·€d_ The animal husbandry option offers courses in animal breed- has ing, feeding, selection, and management, as well as specialized HS { * courses in meats and the production of sheep, swine, beef, cattle, _ frm ` horses, and mules. Students selecting this option should complete lm i livestock judging and genetics before the junior year. It is recom- ves- ‘ mended that general chemistry be completed during the first four ,r€_ ». quarters and that it be followed by organic chemistry. It is also gse Eg desirable that general zoology be completed as soon as possible. ,gy’ `G Further work in zoology, physiology, and animal pathology is ete — recommended. . Y DAIRYING rg; Y Courses in dairying place special emphasis on technical sub- ’ , ject matter as a supplement to practical experience in either dairy H? ,· production or dairy manufacturing. In this option instruction is _ offered in breeding, selection, feeding, and management of dairy I * cattle. Specialized instruction is offered in dairy bacteriology and “ its relationship to processing market milk, butter, cheese, and ice cream. Students choosing this option should complete the required il courses in general chemistry and bacteriology as early as possible ml; `_ » and should take organic chemistry. ec · il; * FARM ECONOMICS AND RURAL SOCIOLOGY gi E Courses in this option deal with the economics of production in ul; agriculture, including farm costs and accounting; farm management and the factors underlying profitable farming; land economics, land jj values and land appraisal; the human and community problems of ’ farm life, population, rural leadership, social attitudes, and social 3 change. Students selecting this option should have a broad train- iub Y1 ing in social and physical sciences, and should elect such courses as m' I history, political science, philosophy, psychology, mathematics, statistics, and accounting. 'fgy GENERAL AGRICULTURE ws Z This option is for students who want a general course in agri- culture. Ninety—three hours of agriculture are required for gradu- » _ ation. Electives may be selected from any department in the Uni- 115, versity provided the necessary prerequisites are satisfied. gg HORTICULTURE ses The option in horticulture provides education in vegetable gy, _ growing, fruit growing, and ornamental horticulture. Students ny »; electing ornamental horticulture take the curriculum as outlined ,,_ 111 that field. Students desiring to take work in the production of ~ Vegetable and fruit crops should elect courses in soils, entomology, I ;Q_i plant pathology, botany, and chemistry. l K