• Environmental and Natural Resources

    The Environmental and Natural Resources program of study explores the occupations and educational opportunities associated with the research, design, and planning of engineering or technical duties in the prevention and control of environmental hazards. This program of study may also include exploration into conducting research for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating sources of pollutants or hazards that affect either the environment or the health of the population.

  • Agriculture  The Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (AFNR) career cluster focuses on the essential elements of life, food, water, land, and air. This career cluster includes occupations ranging from farmer, rancher, and veterinarian to geologist, land conservationist, and florist.

  • Meets the requirements of the Business and Industry endorsement. Business Industries

  • Course Information

    Courses below are not tied to grade levels.  Not all courses have a required prerequisite. 

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    Level 1

    Course: 55170Q SEMESTER
    Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
    Credit: 1
    Grade: 9 - 10
    Course Key:  55170Q
    SEMESTER
    Course Name:  Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
    Credit: 1
    Grade: 9 - 10

    Required Prerequisite(s): None

    Certification(s): N/A

    This comprehensive course prepares students for careers in agriculture, food, and natural resource management. Students benefit from the basis of agricultural knowledge as this course allows students to explore areas of animal, plant, food, agribusiness, and environmental sciences while developing their awareness and gaining knowledge and skills that promote personal development and career success.

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    Level 2

    Course: 55110Q SEMESTER
    Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecology Management
    Credit: 1
    Grade: 9 - 12
    Course Key:  55110Q
    SEMESTER
    Course Name:  Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecology Management
    Credit: 1
    Grade: 9 - 12

    Required Prerequisite(s): None

    Certification(s): Texas Boater Education, Texas Hunter Education

    This course is designed to examine the importance of wildlife and outdoor recreation with emphasis on using scientific knowledge to study wildlife and natural resources. Sections covering boater, angler, and hunter education are also included.

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    Level 3

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    Level 4

    Course: 552901 FULL YEAR
    Practicum in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
    Credit: 2
    Grade: - 12
    Course Key:  552901
    FULL YEAR
    Course Name:  Practicum in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
    Credit: 2
    Grade:  - 12

    Required Prerequisite(s): A minimum of one credit within the Environmental and Natural Resources program of study

    Certification(s): N/A

    This course prepares students for careers in agriculture, food, and natural resource fields. It is delivered through classroom-based instruction and internship, job shadowing, and/or employment arrangements with local businesses. This is an Honors Level course.

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