These curriculum are designed to provide the entrepreneurial and technical skills necessary to manage a profitable, environmentally sound, community based small farm or agricultural business. The objective is the development of a workforce knowledgeable in sustainable agricultural practices. Students will learn the fundamentals of agriculture, focusing on crop production and business. Emphasis is placed on entrepreneurial and field training.
Students will also learn the basic principles of our economic system and government policies and programs relating to agriculture.
Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in agricultural businesses such as equipment, feed, and agricultural supply sales, store management, farm operations, wholesale and retail produce management, nursery operations, and environmental and agricultural education. This program prepares individuals to manage agricultural businesses and agriculturally related operations within diversified corporations. Potential course work includes instruction in agriculture, agricultural specialization, business management, accounting, finance, marketing, planning, human resource management, and other managerial responsibilities.
TYPICAL COURSE SEQUENCE COURSE AND HOUR REQUIREMENTS
- ACA 122 College Transfer Success may be taken in lieu of ACA 115 Success &Study Skills
- COM 231 Public Speaking may be taken in lieu of ENG 115 Oral Communications
- CIS 110 Introduction to Computers may be taken in lieu of CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy
- MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy may be taken in lieu of MAT 110 Math Measurement & Lit.