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Ag Business (CRT.AGBUS)

The Agriculture Business certificate program is designed to prepare students for employment in beginning management and sales capacities in agriculture businesses including elevators, fertilizer companies and feed companies.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.

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First Year
First Semester

COREAGR-204

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Credit Hours: 3.00

COREAGR-060

Credit Hours: 3.00

COREAGR-205

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Credit Hours: 3.50

COREAGR-131

Credit Hours: 2.00

COREAGR-134

Credit Hours: 2.00

GENAGR-040

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Credit Hours: 3.00

First Year
Second Semester

COREAGR-049

Credit Hours: 1.00

COREAGR-111

Credit Hours: 2.00

COREAGR-123

Credit Hours: 2.50

COREAGR-132

Credit Hours: 2.00

COREAGR-133

Credit Hours: 2.50

COREAGR-041

Credit Hours: 3.50

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Suggested Electives
AGR-042
Supervised Occupational Exp II

AGR-042
Supervised Occupational Exp II

On the job experience as a full-time employee in selected agriculture occupation. Must be in curriculum that degree is awarded. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

2.5
AGR-051
Soil Fertility

AGR-051
Soil Fertility

Enables those involved with soils and crops to make intelligent and efficient use of fertilizer materials available.


Course Outline

2.5
AGR-053
Integrated Pest Management

AGR-053
Integrated Pest Management

Designed to develop a working knowledge of agricultural chemicals as they are related to herbicides and insecticides. Students should have a working knowledge of calibration and maintenance of agricultural chemical equipment. Identification of major weed species in this area and their control is emphasized.

Course Outline

3.0
AGR-063
Animal Nutrition

AGR-063
Animal Nutrition

Covers fundamental principles of livestock nutrition with an understanding of the mono-gastric and ruminant digestive system, essential nutrients, feed ingredients and additives, and balancing of rations. Private and commercial feed sales implications are included.

Course Outline

2.5
AGR-120
Agriculture Economics

AGR-120
Agriculture Economics

An introduction to basic economic concepts of the agricultural sector with emphasis on costs, revenue, price determination, supply and demand, and farm policy.

Course Outline

3.0
AGR-207
Intro/Ag Economics

AGR-207
Intro/Ag Economics

Principles of economics applied to problems in agriculture, marketing of agricultural products, agricultural policy, and the role of agriculture in the U.S. and world economies.

Course Outline

4.0
AGR-124
Farm Credit and Finance

AGR-124
Farm Credit and Finance

An introduction to financing statements, capital and credit needs of farmers, sources of credit, and problems of borrowers and lenders.

Course Outline

2.0
AGR-151
GPS/Applications in Ag

AGR-151
GPS/Applications in Ag

This class is designed to provide students the opportunity to become familiar with global positioning systems as they relate to agriculture and develop a working knowledge of variable rate systems.

Course Outline

3.0
AGR-152
Intensive Crop Scouting

AGR-152
Intensive Crop Scouting

Scouting skills are taught with emphasis on insects and plant diseases. Life cycles, prevention and control measures are discussed.

Course Outline

3.0
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Suggested Electives
AGR-042
Supervised Occupational Exp II

AGR-042
Supervised Occupational Exp II

On the job experience as a full-time employee in selected agriculture occupation. Must be in curriculum that degree is awarded. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

2.5
AGR-051
Soil Fertility

AGR-051
Soil Fertility

Enables those involved with soils and crops to make intelligent and efficient use of fertilizer materials available.


Course Outline

2.5
AGR-053
Integrated Pest Management

AGR-053
Integrated Pest Management

Designed to develop a working knowledge of agricultural chemicals as they are related to herbicides and insecticides. Students should have a working knowledge of calibration and maintenance of agricultural chemical equipment. Identification of major weed species in this area and their control is emphasized.

Course Outline

3.0
AGR-063
Animal Nutrition

AGR-063
Animal Nutrition

Covers fundamental principles of livestock nutrition with an understanding of the mono-gastric and ruminant digestive system, essential nutrients, feed ingredients and additives, and balancing of rations. Private and commercial feed sales implications are included.

Course Outline

2.5
AGR-120
Agriculture Economics

AGR-120
Agriculture Economics

An introduction to basic economic concepts of the agricultural sector with emphasis on costs, revenue, price determination, supply and demand, and farm policy.

Course Outline

3.0
AGR-207
Intro/Ag Economics

AGR-207
Intro/Ag Economics

Principles of economics applied to problems in agriculture, marketing of agricultural products, agricultural policy, and the role of agriculture in the U.S. and world economies.

Course Outline

4.0
AGR-124
Farm Credit and Finance

AGR-124
Farm Credit and Finance

An introduction to financing statements, capital and credit needs of farmers, sources of credit, and problems of borrowers and lenders.

Course Outline

2.0
AGR-151
GPS/Applications in Ag

AGR-151
GPS/Applications in Ag

This class is designed to provide students the opportunity to become familiar with global positioning systems as they relate to agriculture and develop a working knowledge of variable rate systems.

Course Outline

3.0
AGR-152
Intensive Crop Scouting

AGR-152
Intensive Crop Scouting

Scouting skills are taught with emphasis on insects and plant diseases. Life cycles, prevention and control measures are discussed.

Course Outline

3.0
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