ACES-AGRI, CONSUMER & ENV SCIE

ACES 1120. Freshman Orientation

1 Credit (1)

Orientation to University life, including the understanding and utilization of resources that promote University success. Designed to promote success in achieving a career objective and perseverance for degree completion. Promotes a recognition of changes required in moving from high school to the University. Eight weeks in length, required for all freshmen in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Science.

ACES 1210. Financial Fitness for College Students

1 Credit (1)

An introduction to personal financial practices in post high school and/or college lives. Emphasis is placed on budgeting, savings, investment, college debt, student loans, credit cards, scams and consumer protection.

ACES 1220. Academic Excellence

1-3 Credits (1-3)

Academic curriculum of excellence that includes the development of collaborative learning and student success environment, learning diverse learning styles and multiple intelligences, and developing multi-contextual academic communication styles. Restricted to: Open to all ACES majors. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

ACES 301. Agricultural Leadership Development

1-3 Credits (1-3)

This course will introduce the student to skill sets necessary to engage in the process of leadership through an applied project. A broad spectrum of principles and applications associated with the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences will be employed. The development of a specific project through a collaborative process will be required. Students will be engaged in hands-on, real-time experiences applicable to agriculture. Course may be repeated once. Student must have a 3.5 GPA and above. Consent of Instructor required.

ACES 305. Advanced Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Sciences

1-3 Credits (1-3)

Theory and application of advanced communication techniques, focusing on public speaking and public relations, are emphasized in this course for current and potential college ambassadors. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 credits. Consent of instructor required.