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Agribusiness Technology Curriculum

Courses listed in parentheses are suggested courses to meet that requirement. The Ag Business program consists of 70 credits of required courses and 8 credits of ag elective courses. A complete list of all the courses available for the elective courses can be found on the bottom of the page. Choose the courses that are appropriate to your area of study. 

Freshman Fall Semester
Course No Course Title Credits
AGA-154 Fundamentals of Soil Science 3
AGC-103 Agricultural Computers 3
AGC-111 Basic First Aid/Life Support 1
AGC-936 Occupational Experience 3
AGS-114 Survey of the Animal Industry 2
BUS-161 Human Relations 3
  Elective Courses (see list below) 2
  Total Credits - Fall Freshman 17
Freshman Spring Semester
Course No Course Title Credits
AGA-284 Pesticide Application Certification 3
AGA-114 Principles of Agronomy 3
AGC-936 Occupational Experience 3
AGS-319 Animal Nutrition 3
AGM-203 Ag Welding 2
COM-781 Written Communications in the Workplace OR 3
ENG-105 Composition I  
  Elective Courses (see list below)  
  Total Credits - Spring Freshman 17
Summer Semester
Course No Course Title Credits
AGC-317 Field Studies - Ag Business 1
MAT-772 Applied Math or 3
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts  
AGB-437 Commodity Marketing 3
AGA-375 Integrated Crop Management 2
  Elective Courses (see list below) 3
  Total Credits - Summer 12
Sophomore Fall Semester
Course No Course Title Credits
ACC-111 Intro to Accounting 3
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3
AGA-352 Soil Science & Fertilizer 2
AGB-436 Grain Merchandising 2
AGB-327 Principles of Farm Business Management 2
AGB-194 Beginning Ag Sales 2
AGM-102 Farm Equipment Maintenance OR 1
AGP-242 Precision Ag Applications (2 cr.)  
AGC-936 Occupational Experience 3
  Total Credits - Fall Sophomore 18
Sophomore Spring Semester
Course No Course Title Credits
AGB-466 Agriculture Finance 3
AGC-210 Employment Seminar 1
AGB-210 Agricultural Law 2
AGA-353 Advanced Soil Fertility 2
  Elective Courses (see list below) 6
  Total Credits - Spring Sophomore 14
Take 6 cr. of Ag Elective courses from the approved list below:
Course No Course Title Credits
AGA-218 Grain Harvest Handling Drying Equipment 2
AGA-840 Agronomy Lab 1
AGA-374 Pest Identification 1
AGC-936 Occupational Experience 3
AGS-350 Artificial Insemination of Cattle 1
AGA-240 Animal Health 2
AGS-400 Swine Production I 2
AGS-510 Swine Confinement Systems 2
AGS-511 Advanced Swine Confinement Mgmt 2
AGS-529 Swine Reproduction and Management 2
AGS-556 Intro to Beef Cow Production 2
AGS-557 Advanced Beef Cow Production 2
AGS-559 Beef Feedlot Production 2
AGS-561 Advanced Beef Production 2
AGS-562 Farm Enterprise Beef Feedlot 1
AGS-563 Farm Enterprise Experience/Cow-Calf 1
AGS-565 Farm Enterprise Swine Technician 1
AGS-566 Farm Enterprise Swine Management 1
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