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AgriScience – CTE Program of Study

  • AgriScience Program of Study Information (pdf)

    The AgriScience program is designed to prepare students for employment in the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources career cluster. Students completing this program will possess the appropriate cluster technical knowledge and skills associated with the production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources including food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products/resources. In addition to the required technical skills, students will also develop leadership, advanced employability, critical thinking, applied academic, and life management skills. The program utilizes a delivery system made up of three essential and required components:  formal instruction, experiential education through Supervised Agricultural Experiences (SAE), leadership and personal development through the Career and Technical Student Organization, FFA. 

     

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  • AgriScience is offered at all five of our Gilbert Public Schools high school campuses: Campo Verde High, Desert Ridge High, Gilbert High, Highland High, and Mesquite High. 

    AgriScience Courses

      • AG100 Applied Biological Systems
      • AG120 Ag Engineering and Fabrication I
      • AG201 Ag Science - Animal
      • AG205 Ag Science - Plant I
      • AG208 Ag Science - Veterinary Science
      • AG221 Ag Engineering and Fabrication II
      • AG306 Ag Science - Plant II
      • AG310 Ag Business and Management
      • AG315 Agricultural Processing (Taught at GHS)
      • AG400 Advanced Agriculture
      • AG401 Ag Co-Op
      • CT376 AgriScience Intern

     

Student Testimonials

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Ian Gold - Highland High

What CTE courses have you done so far?

  • AG120 Ag Engineering and Fabrication I
  • AG221 Ag Engineering and Fabrication II

What impact has Ag Engineering had on your high school experience?

It has given me a hobby that I will keep for years and has given me skills such as time management, accounting, accountability, responsibility, etc., it has let me meet some of my best friends and provided me with something akin to a job.

Why would you recommend Ag Fabrication to your peers?

It teaches you essential skills that can be used for the rest of your life and teaches you how to do something you may find enjoyment/fulfillment in.

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Reagan Steele - Mesquite High

How has AgriScience impacted your high school experience?

I met some of my best friends in the program and made some awesome memories. It helped give me a program that I could devote my free time to and be able to enjoy high school much more.

Do you believe what you’ve learned in this course has prepared you for your future career?

Yes, of course! It helped me realize my passion for agriculture and livestock.

Would you recommend AgriScience courses to your peers?

This program was the greatest thing to happen to me and I am so grateful I was able to be in it for all four years of my high school experience. It made me into the person I am today and helped me realize my passion for livestock and agriculture. 

 

Last Modified on August 25, 2023