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Agribusiness Technology

Agribusiness Technology

A15100

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.

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
A15100
Hours
PrefixCourse #Course TitleClassLabCredit
FIRST SEMESTER
ACA115Success &Study Skills021
AGR140Agricultural Chemicals223
ANS170Soil Science223
ANS110Animal Science303
BUS110Introduction to Business303
ENG111Writing and Inquiry303
13616
SECOND SEMESTER
AGR160Plant Science223
ANs150Animal Health Management303
CIS111Basic PC Literacy122
ECO151Survey of Economics303
ENG115Oral Communications303
MAT110Math Measurement & Literacy223
THIRD SEMESTER
WBL113Work-Based Learning I0303
FOURTH SEMESTER
ACC115College Accounting324
AGR150Ag-O-Metrics303
AGR214Agricultural Marketing303
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective*303
12213
FIFTH SEMESTER
AGR139Intro to Sustainable Agriculture303
AGR212Farm Business Management303
AGR213Ag Law and Finance303
AGR261Agronomy223
BUS137Principles of Management303
Social/Behavioral Science Elective**303
17218
*The Humanities/Fine Arts elective must be chosen from the following:
ART111Art Appreciation303
ART114Art History Survey I303
ART115Art History Survey II303
ART116Survey of American Art303
HUM110Technology and Society303
HUM121The Nature of America303
HUM122Southern Culture303
HUM230Leadership Development303
MUS110Music Appreciation303
MUS112Introduction to Jazz303
MUS210History of Rock Music303
REL110World Religions303
REL211Intro. to Old Testament303
REL212Intro. to New Testament303
**The Social/Behavioral Science elective must be chosen from the following:
ECO251Principles of Microeconomics303
GEO111World Regional Geography303
PSY150General Psychology303
SOC210Introduction to Sociology303
SOC220Social Problems303
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS CREDIT: 67
Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals, and happiness.

           - Letter from Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, 1787