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Agriculture (AAS)

WSC Ag Business & Industry Press Release

Minimum required credits for AAS: 60

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The objective of the Agriculture Business and Industry program is to prepare students for a career in the variety of fields associated with Agriculture Business and Industry. Combining agriculture and business coursework, students will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to work in an agriculture-specific field, agriculture support field, or a related field associated with agriculture business and finance.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES:

The student will be able to:

1. Leverage current and emerging technology.
2. Practice communication and mathematical skills.
3. Model personal and business ethics.
4. Use problem solving and analytical skills.
5. Work collaboratively.
6. Become employable and/or be able to transfer to a four year college/university.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

AGEC 141 | Introduction to Agribusiness Management (3 credits)
AGEC 244 | Introduction to Agricultural Marketing  (3 credits)
AGRI 150 | Agribusiness Orientation (3 credits)
AGRI 160 | Introduction to Agriculture Sales (3 credits)
AGRI 255 | Entrepreneurship in Agriculture (3 credits)

SUGGESTED GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES:

ACCT 102 | Fundamentals of Accounting (3 credits)
BIOL 111 | Concepts of Biology (4 credits)
COMM 110 | Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3 credits)
CHEM 115 | Introductory Chemistry L/L (4 credits)
ECON 201 | Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
ECON 202 | Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credits)
ENGL 110 | College Composition I (3 credits)
MATH 103 | College Algebra (3 credits)

*The suggested general education courses are not required, but are recommended for a career in agriculture.

SUGGESTED ELECTIVES:

ACCT 200 | Elements of Accounting I (3 credits)
ACCT 201 | Elements of Accounting II (3 credits)
ANSC 114 | Intro to Animal Science (2 credits)
BADM 130 | Intro to Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
BADM 202 | Principles of Management (3 credits)
BADM 269 | Business Ethics (3 credits)
COOP 197 | Cooperative Education (1-2 credits)
GIS 105 | Fundamentals of GIS (3 credits)
GIS 107 | GIS Application in the Petroleum Industry (3 credits)
PLSC 223 | Introduction to Weed Science (3 credits)
PLSC 225 | Principles of Crop Production (3 credits)
SOIL 210 | Introduction to Soil Science (4 credits)
SOIL 222 | Soil Fertility & Fertilizers (3 credits)
RNG 236 | Introduction to Range Management (2 credits)

**The suggested electives are not required, but are recommended for a career in agriculture.

***In addition to the program specific requirements, please see the general graduation requirements for CTE programs.

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