NCEA Level 2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science

12AGH
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs H. McKoy

Agricultural and Horticultural Science


This course has a balance of practical and theoretical content, based on the Horticulture and Agricultural industries. Students will be required to keep a garden plot on the school grounds. The course could also be of interest to Economics, Geography and Biology students.



Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Agricultural and Horticultural Science, NCEA Level 3 Biology

This pathway can lead to jobs in a wide range of sectors, such as: working with plants and animals, agricultural and horticultural industries, environmental science, research science and economics.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Consumable equipment fee $10; two field trips; $20 (approx.)


Recommended Prior Learning

Prerequisite: 12 credits in Year 11AGH (not including 1.2 from Year 10 or the Unit Standard 21027)or 15 credits in Year 11 Science or at the discretion of the TIC.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91289 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.1 - Carry out an extended practical agricultural or horticultural investigation
2
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91290 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of techniques used to modify physical factors of the environment for NZ plant production
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91291 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of advanced plant propagation techniques used for commercial production in New Zealand
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91293 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of livestock reproductive techniques in commercial production in New Zealand
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91296 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.8 - Produce a landscape plan
2
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

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