Agriculture and Natural Resources

High School Courses

Below are the courses a student may take through Denfeld and/or Duluth East High Schools to prepare for a career in the Agriculture and Natural Resource/Wildlife Management pathway.

Subject

9th Grade

10th Grade

11th Grade

12th Grade

Language Arts

English (1 credit of ELA is required)

Honors English 9

English 9
 

English (1 Credit of ELA is required)

English 10

Honors English 10
 

English (1 Credit of ELA is required)

English 11

AP Language and Composition (AP)
 

English (1 Credit of ELA, this is an elective from the courses below)

Creative Writing

(CITS) College Composition (CE)

Values in Literature

Journalism

PUBLIC SPEAKING

Grammar and Composition

Drama as Literature

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

CAPITAL courses match industry skill-set effectively

 

Math

Math (3 credits of Math is required to graduate)

Geometry 9

Intermediate Algebra
 

Math (3 credits of Math is required to graduate)

Algebra 2

Geometry

Intermediate Algebra
 

Math (3 credits of Math is required to graduate)

Intermediate Algebra

(CITS) Precalculus (CE)

Algebra 2

Probability and Statistics

Geometry

Algebra 2 Concepts
 

PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS

Intermediate Algebra

(CITS) Precalculus (CE)

AP (CITS) Calculus (AP)

Algebra 2

Geometry

Algebra 2 Concepts

CAPITAL courses match industry skill-set effectively

 

Science

Science (3 credits of science is required to graduate)

PHYSICAL SCIENCE 9/ EARTH SCIENCE 9

CAPITAL courses match industry skill-set effectively

 

Science (3 credits of science is required to graduate)

BIOLOGY

HONORS BIOLOGY

CAPITAL courses match industry skill-set effectively

 

Science (3 credits of science is required to graduate)

Introductory Physics

Physics

Chemistry

(CITS) Physics (CE)

Aerospace Physics

Introductory Chemistry

HONORS BIOLOGY

(CITS) Chemistry (CE)

BIOLOGY

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CAPITAL courses match industry skill-set effectively

 

Science (3 credits of science is required to graduate)

Introductory Physics

Aerospace Physics

(CITS) Physics (CE)

Physics

Introduction to Chemistry

HONORS BIOLOGY

(CITS) Chemistry (CE)

Chemistry

BIOLOGY

CAPITAL courses match industry skill-set effectively

Social Studies

Social Studies (3.5 credits of Social Studies is required to graduate)

Civics in Global Society
 

Social Studies (3.5 credits of Social Studies is required to graduate)

AP United States History (AP)

American History
 

Social Studies (3.5 credits of Social Studies is required to graduate)

(CITS) Economics (CE)

Economics

AP World History (AP)

World History

AP United States History (AP)

International Studies

World History
 

Social Studies (3.5 credits of Social Studies is required to graduate)

American Government and Politics

(CITS) American Government and Politics (CE)

World History

AP World History (AP)

Economics

(CITS) Economics

AP United States History (AP)

International Studies
 

Other Requirements

Other required credits: 1 credit in Arts (Visual, Media or Music), .5 credits in health, .5 credits in Physical Education, 1 credit in WIN

Art

Music

Physical Education

WIN (What I Need)
 

Other required credits: 1 credit in Arts (Visual, Media or Music), .5 credits in health, .5 credits in Physical Education, 1 credit in WIN

WIN (What I Need)

Physical Education

Health

Art

Music
 

Other required credits: 1 credit in Arts (Visual, Media or Music), .5 credits in health, .5 credits in Physical Education, 1 credit in WIN

Music

Art

Health

Physical Education

WIN (What I Need)
 

Other required credits: 1 credit in Arts (Visual, Media or Music), .5 credits in health, .5 credits in Physical Education, 1 credit in WIN

Physical Education

WIN (What I Need)

Music

Art

Health
 

Career and Technical Electives for College Credit

 

Forestry, Fish & Wildlife* (ACC)
 

Forestry, Fish & Wildlife* (ACC)

Plant Science - Greenhouse 2* (ACC)
 

Plant Science - Greenhouse 2* (ACC)

Forestry, Fish & Wildlife* (ACC)
 

Career and Technical Electives

 

Course offered at East Campus

Plant Science - Greenhouse 1*
 

Course offered at East Campus

Plant Science - Greenhouse 1*
 

Course offered at East Campus

Plant Science - Greenhouse 1*

Career Development Internship
 

Other Suggested Electives

Introduction to Engineering and Design

Construction Technology 1

Automotive Basics Brakes and Engines

Introduction to Cooking

Civil Engineering and Architecture

Starting Your Own Business-Entrepreneurship

Accounting 1

Introduction to Marketing
 

Introduction to Cooking

Automotive Basics Brakes and Engines

Introduction to Marketing

Construction Technology 1

Starting Your Own Business-Entrepreneurship

Civil Engineering and Architecture

Introduction to Engineering and Design

Accounting 1
 

First Aid/BLS & EMR

Introduction to Engineering and Design

Introduction to Cooking

Civil Engineering and Architecture

Construction Technology 1

Automotive Basics Brakes and Engines

Starting Your Own Business-Entrepreneurship

CITS HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY (CE)

Accounting 1

HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY (CE)

Introduction to Marketing

CAPITAL courses match industry skill-set effectively

 

CITS HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY (CE)

Introduction to Engineering and Design

Construction Technology 1

Introduction to Marketing

Accounting 1

First Aid/BLS & EMR

Introduction to Cooking

Automotive Basics Brakes and Engines

Starting Your Own Business-Entrepreneurship

Civil Engineering and Architecture

HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY (CE)

CAPITAL courses match industry skill-set effectively

 

Legend:
ACC: Articulated College Credit is an agreement between one or more high schools and one or more colleges and universities to accept a high school course as a course equivalence or partial course equivalence to a college course.
AP: Advanced Placement: A standardized curriculum offering college-level courses in subject areas such as English, history, humanities, languages, math, psychology and science. AP courses are taught by a high school teacher on a high school site, trained by College Board.
CE: Concurrent Enrollment allows an eligible high school student to take college or university courses that are taught by a credentialed high school faculty member on the high school campus.

Learn more about types of college credit.

High School Enhanced Learning

Work-Based Learning

Career Development Internship or Job Shadow 

Service Learning

 

College Preparation

Guidance Counselors, ACT, PLAN, PSAT, ASVAB, ACCUPLACER, Career Center  

Student Organizations

 

Post-Secondary Connections

The programs below are some of the college programs related to this career pathway. Ask your counselor for more information.

2-Year College

Program

4-Year University

Program

Central Lakes College - Brainerd, Brainerd  

Sustainable Greenhouse Production Diploma  

 

 

Central Lakes College - Staples, Staples  

Agricultural Science AS  

 

 

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College & University Enhanced Learning

Work-Based Learning

 

Service Learning

 

Career Preparation & National Accreditation

 

Student Organizations

 

Related Careers

Career Name

Typical Education Required

Average Wage

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

Associate's degree

$20.23/hour

Buyers and Purchasing Agents of Farm Products

Bachelor's degree

$30.56/hour

College Agricultural Sciences Teachers

Doctoral or professional degree

N/A

Farm and Home Management Advisors

Master's degree

$33.31/hour

Farmers and Ranchers

High school diploma or equivalent

$36.69/hour

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