13 Agriculture and Horticultural Science 1

13AG1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms E. Hancock

The course includes the study of profitability of farming and how a farmer works out how to produce steak that consumers want and will pay a premium for. The environmental impact of production systems are studied.The specific production practices that are used to meet market requirements are studied. Production systems studied include fine wool, dairy and kiwifruitā€¯.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

13AG1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $25


Prerequisites

At least 10 credits in Level 2 Agriculture & Horticulture (12AG1)
OR at least 10 credits in Level 2 Chemistry or Biology 

OR HoD approval



Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91532 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.5 - Analyse a New Zealand primary production environmental issue
3
E
5
Y
5r,5w *
A.S. 91531 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of how the production process meets market requirements for a New Zealand primary product(s)
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91529 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.2 - Research and report on the impact of factors on the profitability of a New Zealand primary product
3
I
6
Y
6r *
Y
A.S. 91528 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.1 - Carry out an investigation into an aspect of a New Zealand primary product or its production
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.