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Associate of Science General Transfer- Agriculture Pathway

Associate of Science General Transfer- Agriculture Pathway

This program is available at the Springfield - Leffel Lane location.

The Associate of Science Agriculture Pathway curriculum is designed to prepare students to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a degree in Agriculture or Agricultural business.  Four-year institutions generally require students to spend a significant portion of their first two years taking courses that build their knowledge and skills in general education. Graduates of this program should have many of the general education requirements fulfilled and transferred upon the completion of this program.

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Outcomes and Curriculum

Upon completion of an Associate of Science in Agriculture, a graduate will be able to:

  • Develop a written agricultural business plan.
  • Locate and use current information in solving technical and critical thinking problems.
  • Write clearly and accurately in a variety of contexts and formats.
  • Speak clearly and accurately in a variety of contexts and formats.
  • Use critical thinking and problem solving to draw logical conclusions.
  • Use numerical data to solve problems, explain phenomena, and make predictions.
  • Successfully transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.
Course Title Credits
AGR 1250 Animal Agriculture 3
AGR 1300 Soil Science 4
BIO 1510 Biology I 5
ENG 1111 English I 3
FYE 1101 College Success 1
CHM 1210 General Chemistry I 5
ENG 1112 English II 3
MTH 1280 College Algebra 4
SOC 1110 Introduction to Sociology 3
AGR 2200 Crop Production 3
AGR 2700 Ag Business Management 4
ECO 2210 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
MTH 1340 Pre-Calculus 5
COM 1120 Public Speaking I 3
ECO 2220 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ENG 2300 Great Books: World Literature 3
HST 1110 Western Civilization to 1600  
or HST 1210 American History to 1865 3
PHL 2000 Critical Thinking 3
  Total credit hours 61
This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will automatically be awarded if the certificate requirements are met unless students contact Records and Registration and indicate they do not wish to have the certificate credential awarded.