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Precision Agriculture Departmental Certificate

This program is offered at Clark State's Springfield location.

Agricultural sales and service companies are hiring people who have complete coursework in both agriculture and geospatial technologies to develop precision agriculture programs or to provide technical assistance to farmers. The Precision Agriculture Specialist certificate is designed to provide the technical background necessary to begin a successful career as a Precision Agriculture Specialist. This certificate program is designed to address training needs in:

  •  Skills needed to use, manage, and manipulate GIS applications
  •  Hands-on experience using GIS software
  •  Knowledge of fundamental concepts and issues related to precision agriculture
  •  Skills necessary to conduct precision agricultural analysis

Students enrolled in Precision Agriculture certificate usually have an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. However, coursework included in a certificate program may ultimately be applied for the associate degree in the related technology program.

Course Course Title Credits
Fall
AGR 1100 Ag Survey and Professional Development 4
GEO 1000 Introduction to GIS and Cartography 3
GST 1300 Introduction to UAS 3
 
Spring
AGR 1750 Precision Agriculture 3
GST 1500 Remote Sensing 3
MTH 1200 Technical Math for Agriculture 3
 
Fall
AGR 2750 Applied GIS for Agriculture 4
CSD 2450 Data Analytics 3
 
  Total Credit Hours 26