AGR-040Applications of mathematics as it applies to the operation of grain and livestock farms, agriculture business and agriculture mechanization.
General Education PathwayOR
MAT-115Survey of mathematical topics including set theory, consumer/financial math, measurement and statistics. Problem solving projects involving detailed written solutions required. Calculators and computers will be used. Intended for students that don't assess directly into MAT-116. Includes supplemental instruction lab.
General Education Math
MAT-116Survey of mathematical topics with emphasis on solutions to real life problems. Topics will include set theory, consumer/financial math, measurement, and statistics. Problem solving projects involving detailed written solutions will be required. Calculators and computers will be used.
Prin/Field Crop ScienceOR
AGR-204Designed to develop a working and scientific knowledge of modern crop production as a germination, growth, reproduction, tillage, and weed control of agricultural field crops. Emphasis is also placed on fertility, diseases and insects.
Principles of Crop Production
AGR-052Designed to develop needed skills involved in production of the major field crops in central Illinois and Indiana. Plant growth, crop choice, tillage, planting and sowing for maximum yields are emphasized.
AGR-060Prepares students with a basic understanding of livestock care, production and management from selection through breeding and marketing of beef and dairy cattle, swine and sheep. Emphasis is placed on confinement plans and new trends.
AGR-205Application of the basics in the physical, chemical, and biological aspects in soils. Soils of Illinois and Indiana are emphasized along with concepts of fertility, conservation, and field descriptions.
AGR-050Planned learning activities and experiences designed to cover soil development, functions of soil minerals, soil types, and their class. A major study of soil types in Illinois and Indiana and their conservation practices are included.
Agriculture Business Financing
AGR-131Covers the use, sources, and methods of obtaining credit as it applies to farming and the farm supply business.
AGR-134An analytical approach to financial statements and records of agricultural business, implications and decisions made on the basis of these records.
OSHA/Ag Mach Safety
AGR-049Provides an intensified study into agricultural machinery safety. Focuses on why agriculture machinery accidents happen, how they can be prevented, and how to create a safe working environment. Visual aids are utilized to display effect.
Intro to Agriculture Software
AGR-111Use of computers in farm and agri-business management with emphasis on commercially available software for accounting, budgeting, record keeping and market analysis.
Marketing of Ag Products
AGR-123An introductory course covering farm marketing strategies, futures markets, cash markets for livestock and grain, and general problems in pricing major agricultural commodities.
AGR-132Covers the practical application of retailing as it affects farm business supplies by divisions merchandising, sales, promotion, personnel control and operation.
AGR-133Covers the basic principles underlying the sales process in agricultural farm supply and practical application and development of sales techniques. Basic to the course is an understanding of the salesperson's obligation to self, his or her company, and his or her customer.
Supervised Occupational Exp I
AGR-041On the job experience as a full-time employee in selected agriculture occupation. Must be in curriculum that degree is awarded. (Repeatable 3 Times)
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Supervised Occupational Exp II
AGR-042On the job experience as a full-time employee in selected agriculture occupation. Must be in curriculum that degree is awarded. (Repeatable 3 Times)
AGR-051Enables those involved with soils and crops to make intelligent and efficient use of fertilizer materials available.
Integrated Pest Management
AGR-053Designed 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.
AGR-063Covers 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.
AGR-120An introduction to basic economic concepts of the agricultural sector with emphasis on costs, revenue, price determination, supply and demand, and farm policy.
AGR-207Principles 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.
Farm Credit and Finance
AGR-124An introduction to financing statements, capital and credit needs of farmers, sources of credit, and problems of borrowers and lenders.
GPS/Applications in Ag
AGR-151This 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.
Intensive Crop Scouting
AGR-152Scouting skills are taught with emphasis on insects and plant diseases. Life cycles, prevention and control measures are discussed.