UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Mechanized Systems Management Plan

Bachelor of Science Degree. Agricultural Engineering Technology.  Mechanized Systems Management Option. Academic Advising Plan

Visit the Agricultural Engineering Technology Department page to find out more about the program.


Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Freshman Year

AET 150 Intro to Agricultural Engineering Technology - 3
GENG 121 Engineering Drawing - 3
General Education SI (CHEM 120 or CHEM 121) - 5-6
General Education CW (ENGL 100) - 3
Total semester credits - 14-15

AET 185 Professional Seminar I - 1
SOIL 120 Introduction to Soil Science - 3
General Education M (MATH) - 3-4
ANSC 111 or CROP 161 or FDSC 110 - 3
General Education CS (COMS 101 or COMS 116) - 3
General Education SB - 3
Total semester credits - 16-17

Sophomore Year

AET 285 Professional Seminar II - 1
AGEN 240 Structures - 3
General Education SI (PHYS 121 or PHYS 131) - 5
AGEC 230 Agricultural Economics - 3
Social and Behavioral Science - 3
Total semester credits - 15

GENG 201 Industrial Safety - 2
GENG 265 Engineering Graphics - 3
General Education CA (ENGL 200) - 3
Global Perspectives - 3
Ethical Citizenship - 3
Total semester credits - 14

Junior
Year

AET 350 Applied Electricity - 3
AGEN 352 Food and Process Engineering - 3
AGEC 205 Agricultural Business Accounting - 3
Ag Engineering Technology directed elective (300 Level) - 3
Humanities and Fine Arts - 3    
Total semester credits - 15

AET 385 Professional Seminar III - 1
AET 355 Irrigation and Drainage - 3
AGEC 320 Statistical Methods - 3
AGEC 360 Farm Management - 3
ENGL 367 Technical Writing - 3
Ag Engineering Technology directed elective (300 Level) - 3
Total semester credits - 16

Senior
Year

AET 485 Professional Seminar IV - 1
A Engineering Technology directed elective (400 elective)
American Cultural Diversity - 3
Humanities and Fine Arts - 3
PE Activity Course - 0.5
Elective - 3
Total semester credits - 13.5

GENG 215 Engineering Project Management - 3
AGEC 410 Professional Selling - 3
AGEC 460 Agri-Business Firm Management - 3
GENG 345 Machine Design I - 3
PE Activity Course - 0.5
Total semester credits - 13.5

Summary of Degree Requirements

General Education - 41-43 cr.
Core - 29 cr.
Option Requirements - 28-31 cr.
Required Supporting Courses - 4-14 cr.
Credits to Degree - 120 cr.

This academic plan is an example of how students might choose to fulfill program requirements within a period of four years. After consulting with their advisers students may make other course choices which would meet the program requirements and be more suitable for them.