This program is available at the Springfield - Leffel Lane location.
The Precision Agriculture program option emphasizes preparation for agriculture service-industry occupations. Courses are offered in soil science, soil fertility, plant pests, precision agriculture, remote sensing, applied GIS for Agriculture and data analysis. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment with companies using geospatial technologies, including geographic information systems (GIS) and global positioning systems (GPS) applied to agricultural production or management activities, such as pest scouting, site-specific pesticide application, yield mapping, or variable-rate irrigation.
Embedded Certificate This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will automatically be awarded if the certificate requirements are met unless the student contacts Records and Registration and indicates he/she does not wish to have the certificate credential awarded.
* At least one must be a global awareness (GA). Select from arts/humanities courses identified in the Catalog as General Education for technical programs.
A complete listing of humanities and social science electives is available in the College Catalog.
High school chemistry, biology, geometry, algebra, and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.
Students enrolled in Associate of Applied Science degree programs are preparing for employment upon graduation from the program. However, at some point many of these students are also interested in completing a bachelor’s degree. A number of colleges or universities have designed bachelor’s completion programs designed for students completing applied degrees. See the Transfer section of the catalog for more information or talk to your academic advisor.
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Dr. Arly DrakeAssistant Professor and Coordinator, Agriculture