Agriculture General Info
This online two year AAS degree in agriculture provides students the opportunity to seek employment in numerous careers which include ag sales, farm management, supplies and service, and production. The required coursework will provide students with a broad foundation and yet students may target their specific area of interest through selection of their ag electives. Whether you wish to be a full-time student or to take a particular course relating to your role in agriculture, this program can meet your needs. If you have found dedicating specific times to attend classes a challenge, this program will allow extreme flexibility in the fact that all courses will be delivered via internet.
- Associate of Applied Science
- Desire to work in Ag industry, but cannot attend class on campus
- Meets needs of students who require a flexible schedule
- This program is fully online, however, some courses are available on campus.
Student Story Jason Grover
“I had family who came to NCC and recommended it. NCC is a friendly environment. I received a scholarship which made me feel good, and I appreciate the investment they put in me!”
Requirements for this program
|AGA181-A||Introduction to Crop Science||3|
|AGA154-A||Fundamentals of Soil Science||3|
|AGS113-A||Survey of the Animal Industry||3|
|ECN130-A||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|AGB235-A||Introduction to Agriculture Markets||3|
|AGB330-A||Farm Business Management||3|
|AGP329-A||Introduction to GPS||3|
|CSC110-A||Introduction to Computers||3|
|AGH284-A||Pesticide Application Certification||3|
|AGB331-A||Entrepreneurship in Agriculture||3|
|AGC420-A||Issues in Agriculture||3|
|AGA390-A||Introduction to Renewable Resources||3|
|AGS226-A||Beef Cattle Science||3|
|AGS270-A||Foods of Animal Origin||3|
|AGT250-A||Food and Biosecurity Issues||1|
*You may select any course with an A or E suffix; those planning to complete a Bachelor’s degree are encouraged to take A level courses.
Frequently Asked Questions
Core courses range from Farm Management, Soils, and Animal Health, to Ag Selling and Introduction to GPS. Students also select Ag electives from their major area of interest.
This program is offered completely online. However, some courses are available on campus.
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