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Agricultural Production - Certificate

Certificate (Certificate Program) - 27 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Agricultural Production Certificate program is to prepare students for employment and/or for the pursuit of an Agricultural-Business Management Associate in Applied Science degree in agricultural production by educating them in the fundamental concepts, knowledge, and hands-on techniques and skills of the agricultural production industry.  

Program Note:
Formerly:  Agricultural Business Management Certificate

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
AGRI 112; Mathematics or Communications; Approved Electives

Spring Semester 1:
AGRI 113; Approved Electives

Summer Semester 1:
AGRI 201; AGRI 203


Course Information:
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
MATHEMATICS OR COMMUNICATIONS ELECTIVE **3
AGRI 112BASIC SOILS 4
AGRI 113PRINCIPLES OF SOIL FERTILITY 3
AGRI 201CROP PRODUCTION 4
AGRI 203INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT 4
Elective Courses
CourseNameCredit
APPROVED ELECTIVES *9

* Suggested electives AGBUS 110 or 111, 112, 115, 211, 212; AGRI 110, 111, 114; GIS 102, 104, 106.
** AGBUS 118, MAT 106 (or placement testing into higher MATH courses), COMM 110, ENGL 110, 116.

The student is encouraged to select electives that will provide additional expertise in business, marketing and sales, crop production, or livestock production.

For Program Information Contact:

Agricultural and Industrial Technologies Department
AIT Building
Room 118
(309) 694-5171

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