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.
AGR-206Focuses on a study of beef, swine, sheep, poultry, and horses; and the scientific factors affecting nutrition, selection and genetics, products, environment, and physiology.
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.
AGR-122Economics principles applied directly to the organization and operation of midwest farms are discussed. Management effectiveness in cropping and livestock systems and resource utilization for maximum profit are stressed.
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.
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.
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-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.
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.
Beef/Dairy Production Skills
AGR-064Prepares students with the necessary skills required in modern cattle production, the different methods and tools used to perform these skills and a close inspection of handling facilities.
AGR-065Provides a basic understanding of reproductive physiology and trains individuals to artificially inseminate beef or dairy cattle. Explains and gives hands-on experience in actual insemination producers.
Swine Reproduction and A.I.
AGR-071Trains individuals to understand reproductive physiology, semen collection and artificial insemination.
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)
Livestock Merchandising I
AGR-067This course is a study in the planning and execution of a successful online livestock sale including topics on the diverse options of merchandising purebred and commercial livestock.
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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)
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-061Detailed study of beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, sheep, and horse selection. This laboratory oriented course allows students to appraise livestock, viewing positive and negative selection points, and pays particular attention to judging.
AGR-066Provides a basic understanding of meat classification and grading. Emphasis is placed on the live evaluation of beef, pork, and lamb. Following harvest the carcasses will be evaluated for consumer acceptability.
Swine Production Skills
AGR-070Prepares students with the necessary skills required in modern swine production, the different methods and tools used to perform these skills, understanding herd health, and looking at and making swine environmental decisions.
Principles of Agri Mechanics
AGR-090Covers the fundamentals of basic preventive maintenance for tractors and familiarizes the student with setting and adjusting sprayers, tillage equipment, planters, and combines.
AGR-120An introduction to basic economic concepts of the agricultural sector with emphasis on costs, revenue, price determination, supply and demand, and farm policy.
Farm Business Records
AGR-121An introduction into basic farm record keeping. Prepares students to compile records associated with specific farm enterprises. Record analysis is emphasized for farm efficiency measures.