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Dendrology and Silvics

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10001105

Provides the student with an understanding of how trees interact with their environment and with one another, at different spatial and temporal scales. Builds on concepts from botany and ecology with an emphasis on woody plant systematics and silvics. Tree identification is a major component of this course. Prerequisite: Landscape Plant Identification 10001118

Wisconsin Rapids
Fall 2022

Landscape Plant Identification

Undergraduate | 2 Credits

CATALOG #10001118

Introduces students to woody trees/shrubs and herbaceous plants commonly used in residential and commercial landscapes in Wisconsin. The three plant groups covered in this course are woody trees/shrubs, herbaceous perennial plants, and herbaceous annual plants. Identification, installation, and maintenance are covered for each plant group.

Wisconsin Rapids
Fall 2022

Arborist Skills Introduction

Undergraduate | 2 Credits

CATALOG #10001124

Introduction to the basic techniques, safety requirements, & equipment employed by arborists engaged in tree care operations. Topics include aerial tree work methods, industry safety standards, equipment operations, rope usage, risk recognition, & introductory tree biology.

Wisconsin Rapids
Fall 2022

Arboriculture Operations 2

Undergraduate | 2 Credits

CATALOG #10001126

Builds upon the skills & topics of Arboriculture Operations 1. Students will participate as safe & productive members of crews engaged in an intermediate level of arboricultural operations skills development. Prerequisites: Arboriculture Operations 1 10001125, Chainsaw Safety & Operation 10001133

Wisconsin Rapids
Fall 2022

Arboriculture Operations 3

Undergraduate | 2 Credits

CATALOG #10001127

Builds upon the skills & topics of Arboriculture Operations 2. Students will participate as safe & productive members of crews engaged in an advanced level of arboricultural operations skills development. Prerequisite: Arboriculture Operations 2 10001126

Wisconsin Rapids
Fall 2022

Chainsaw Safety and Operation

Undergraduate | 2 Credits

CATALOG #10001133

This course will familiarize students with common chainsaw practices employed within the arboricultural industry, including safe operation, routine maintenance, common cutting techniques, and use of personal protective equipment. Students will operate and maintain chainsaws.  Additionally, field exercises will simulate tree removal operations.

Wisconsin Rapids
Fall 2022

Pruning for Structure

Undergraduate | 2 Credits

CATALOG #10001173

Focuses on the art and science of tree pruning. Topics include tree structure, introductory biology, pruning cuts, and young tree training. Students will gain hands-on experience performing tree pruning.

Wisconsin Rapids
Fall 2022

Fish, Forest, and Wildlife Management

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10001199

Provides an integrated introduction to principles and practices of fisheries, forestry, and wildlife management, including production of goods and services while maintaining ecosystem integrity and functions. Emphasizes contemporary issues.

Wisconsin Rapids
Fall 2022

Intro to Agriculture Engineering Technology

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10006104

Studies engineering concepts and principles as they apply to farm power and machinery, electrical energy and processing, structures and environment, irrigation and drainage, and food engineering. Students are exposed to techniques in design, planning, construction, and performance evaluation.

Marshfield, Virtual Campus
Fall 2022

Precision Equipment Systems

Undergraduate | 2 Credits

CATALOG #10070102

Provides experience with different precision farming GPS systems used on agriculture equipment. Students learn proper setup, calibration, and installation of the systems. Students also create and interpret maps and learn adjustments and settings as well as GPS display and the different functions related.

Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids
Fall 2022

Agriculture Business Management

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10090101

Examines the farm business as a complex set of enterprises that all need to be managed effectively to be successful and sustainable. Students learn to develop a business plan, set short- and long-term goals, identify and implement alternatives for reaching goals. Includes strategies and tools to monitor success. Students also learn to organize and maintain farm business records as well as how to interpret and analyze the records to make sound farm management decisions.

Marshfield, Virtual Campus
Fall 2022

Animal Nutrition

Undergraduate | 4 Credits

CATALOG #10091103

Students demonstrate how to formulate and balance rations for several species of livestock. Includes knowledge of the nutritional needs of various species and ability to identify different feedstuffs. Students become familiar with the laws and regulations on livestock feeding along with reading, interpreting, and making recommendations from feed test reports/tags. They are also able to successfully understand the digestive systems of mono-gastric and ruminant animals. Prerequisite: Intro to Animal Science 10091102 or consent of an instructor

Adams, Stevens Point
Fall 2022

Intro to Precision Agriculture

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10093102

Explores agricultural applications of GPS, yield monitoring systems, and mapping. Students learn to interpret maps generated by precision agriculture equipment. Learners experience setup, calibration and operation of equipment/software designed to support the production crop industry.

Adams, Stevens Point
Fall 2022

Principles of Crop Management

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10093104

The basic principles and concepts of sound agronomic practices are discussed for corn, soybeans, small grains, and forage crops grown in Wisconsin. All sound agronomy practices are emphasized for each crop area as it relates to cultural and other specific inputs of crop production, environmental factors, and sustainable systems.

Offered Collegewide
Fall 2022

Excel for Accounting

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10101106

Microsoft Excel is a vital tool for many accounting tasks. This course covers basic and advanced features within Excel and relates them to various accounting tasks. Using Excel, students will perform accounting tasks and will experience the gathering, analysis, and reporting of accounting data. Prerequisites: Accounting 1 10101140 and Microsoft Office-Introduction 10103106 or Excel-Beginning 10103123

Virtual Campus
Fall 2022

Intermediate Accounting 1

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10101110

This course builds upon financial accounting concepts covered in Accounting 1 and Accounting 2. Topics include the conceptual framework as the basis of developing accounting guidance, multi-purpose financial statements, short and long-term assets,time value of money concepts, revenue recognition, and an overview of auditing concepts. Prerequisite: Accounting 2 10101142

Offered Collegewide
Fall 2022

Payroll Accounting

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10101120

Develops a working knowledge of payroll legislation, payroll records, and payroll accounting. Payroll accounting is accomplished through manual methods and automated methods. Corequisites: Accounting1 10101140 and Microsoft Office-Introduction 10103106

Offered Collegewide
Fall 2022

Income Tax Accounting

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10101123

Applies current tax laws in preparing individual tax returns and supporting forms and schedules.

Virtual Campus
Fall 2022

Cost and Managerial Accounting

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10101125

Accumulates production costs for materials, labor, and overhead for job order or process costing systems. Determines and records variances from standard. Computes various cost-volume-profit relationships for control and decision making. Prerequisite: Accounting 2 10101142

Virtual Campus
Fall 2022

Managerial Finance

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10101128

Focuses on the corporate finance function including role of corporate finance professionals, time value of money, cost of capital, valuation, capital structure, and capital budgeting issues. Students will also be introduced to capital budgeting analysis, cost-volume-profit analysis, profit planning, and differential analysis. Prerequisite: Accounting 2 10101142

Offered Collegewide
Fall 2022

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