SRJC Course Outlines

6/25/2024 11:58:55 AMAG 75 Course Outline as of Fall 1981

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Discipline and Nbr:  AG 75Title:  AGRIC MANAGEMENT  
Full Title:  Agriculture Management
Last Reviewed:5/15/2006

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Management principles encountered in the day to day operation of an agricultural enterprise are stressed especially as they relate to the decision making process.  Personnel, taxation, laws and regulations, records management, public relations, finance, marketing and contemporary issues will be covered.


Recommended Preparation:
Course Eligibility for ENGL 100A

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Management principles encountered in the daily operation of an agricultural enterprise especially as related to the decision making process. Personnel, taxation, laws & regulations, records management, public relations, finance, marketing & contemporary issues.
(Grade Only)

Recommended:Course Eligibility for ENGL 100A
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Spring 2007
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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  The student will:
     1. Understand and describe models of management, organizations,
        and work.
     2. Understand and describe past and present ideas about managing;
        historical background of management thoughts, organizing
        work, organization design, and the manager in the organization.
     3. List and describe goals and objectives of a particular
        agricultural enterprise.
     4. Describe people behavior in organizations.
     5. Design a model plan for an agribusiness firm.
     6. Understand and describe the nature of leadership and the
        role of manager as a leader.
     7. Problem solve in the areas of personnel, taxation,
        laws/regulations, finance, marketing, and in current
        contemporary issues.

Topics and Scope
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  1.  Models of management, organizations, and work.
        a. managerial work
        b. the organization
        c. work in the organization
 2.  Past and present ideas about managing.
        a. historical background of management thought
        b. organizing work
        c. organization design
        d. the manager in the organization
 3.  Goals in agribusiness.
        a. the nature of goals
        b. multiple organizational goals
        c. managerial process of goal setting
        d. evaluation of goal attainment
 4.  People:  Behavior in organizations.
        a. management and human behavior
        b. theories of behavior
        c. perception and thought
 5.  Decision making.
        a. decision making models
        b. variation in decision making
        c. the environment of decisions
 6.  The decision maker.
        a. image formation
        b. behavioral decision methods
        c. quantitative decision methods
 7.  Communication in the agribusiness.
        a. the communication process
        b. communication and organization structure
        c. communication and the managerial process
 8.  Leadership.
        a. the nature of leadership
        b. factors that influence the leadership role
        c. the role of manager as leader
 9.  Planning in the agribusiness.
        a. a model of planning
        b. designing plans
        c. organizing for planning
10.  Control of agribusiness.
        a. the basis of control
        b. achieving control
        c. integrating control

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  Selected management case studies.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 40%
Written homework, Reading reports, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 20%
Homework problems, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 40%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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