Agricultural Science Department
The Boone Agricultural Science Department prepares students for academic and career success in the agriculture, food, and natural resource industry.
A diversity of hands-on and rigorous courses are available to students grades 9 - 12. The curriculum is relevant to today's agricultural industry and encompasses topics ranging from biotechnology to ag mechanics to food science and everything in between.
Career pathways in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (AFNR) Career Cluster offered in the agricultural science course curriculum include:
- Animal Systems
- Plant Systems
- Agribusiness Systems
- Natural Resource / Environmental Systems
- Power, Structural, and Technical Systems
College credit (concurrent enrollment) courses through DMACC and high school science credit are also available for some courses in the program.
CASE Certified Program
Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE) is the premier curricular materials and training program for agriculture education in secondary schools in the United States.
The Agricultural Science Boone High School has multiple CASE course curriculum certifications and utilizes the content in the program's offerings.
Model of Agricultural Education
Agricultural Science Curriculum