2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog


Ranch Management, BS

Ranch Management courses must be taken in two consecutive semesters starting with the fall semester. Spring courses include the two writing emphasis courses to satisfy the core curriculum. No RAMA course may be repeated and a C or better is required in all courses. No other courses may be taken during the year. An approved minor is required for the Ranch Management BS. See department for a list of approved minors.

Ranch Management Courses

Fall Semester (17 hours)

RAMA 30102Ranch Operations and Development

2

RAMA 30403Soil and Water Conservation

3

RAMA 40103Beef Cattle Production

3

RAMA 40303Animal Health Management

3

RAMA 50503Range Management

3

RAMA 50603Ranch Records and Finance

3

Spring Semester (18 hours)

RAMA 30703Animal Nutrition and Feeding

3

RAMA 40101Management Plan Capstone Course

1

RAMA 40112Sheep and Goat Production

2

RAMA 40313Animal Health and Reproduction

3

RAMA 40903Forage Production and Use

3

RAMA 50213Ranch Business Management

3

RAMA 50803Marketing of Livestock and Meats

3

Also Required;

One upper level science course from the following:

BIOL 30613Natural History

3

GEOL 30113Weather and Climate

3

GEOL 30133Historical Geology I

3

GEOL 30153Geology of National Parks

3

GEOL 40393Soils in the Environment

3

GEOL 50523Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

3

Substitutions require approval by the department director.

Associated Requirements:

Six hours from:

BIOL 10003Contemporary Issues in Biology

3

GEOL 10113Understanding the Earth

3

ENSC 10143ContemporaryEnvironmental Issues

3

One of the following:

ECON 10223Introductory Microeconomics

3

ECON 10233Introductory Macroeconomics

3

*RAMA 40101, Management Plan Capstone Course must be successfully completed with the grade of C or higher in order to earn the BS Degree/Certificate and/or Minor in Ranch management.

Pass/No-Credit Policy

Courses for the major (including associated requirements) and the minor may not be taken on a Pass/No-Credit basis.