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Diversified Agricultural Managment

Diversified Agricultural Managment AAS - Agricultural Production Systems

The heart of the Diversified Agriculture option of the Agriculture Production Systems degree is combining curriculum in agronomy and animal science.  Students interested in owning and operating a diversified farm/ranch will find this option a great fit for that career objective.  Additionally, all Agriculture Production Systems Associate of Applied Science degrees include a core of business and management courses tailored to agricultural production.  The option is very flexible allowing the advisor and student to select courses that best matches the student’s future career, which may also include the integration of NCTA’s agricultural equipment courses.

Careers

  • Farm/Ranch Manager
  • Agronomy Sales and Service (Seed or Ag Chemicals)
  • Livestock Feed Sales and Service
  • Research/Extension Technician
  • Farm Equipment Sales and Service
  • Feedlot Industry

Courses Offered

Agronomy and Ag Mechanics Core Courses

  • AGR 2903 Internship (3 credits)
  • ECN 1103 Intro to Ag Economics (3 credits)
  • ABM 2963 Farm Records or ACT 1103 Accounting I (3 credits)
  • MGT 2103 Management Concepts or ABM 2854 Farm and Ranch Management (3-4 credits)
  • AGR 2983 Farm Capstone (3 credits)

Diversified Agriculture Management Core

  • AGR 1203 Principles of Soils (3 credits)
  • AGR 1201 Soils Lab (1 credit)
  • ASI 1304 Animal Management (4 credits)

Diversified Management Specialization

  • CHOOSE 2 OF THESE AGRONOMY COURSES
  • AEQ 2103 Ag Chemical Application (3 credits)
  • AEQ 2323 Precision Farming Technology (3 credits)
  • AEQ 2404 Mechanized Irrigation Systems (4 credits)
  • AGR 2304 Soil Fertility (4 credits)
  • AGR 2353 Pest Management (3 credits)
  • AGR 2383 Irrigation Management (3 credits)
  • AGR 2403 Crop Management (3 credits)
  • CHOOSE 2 OF THESE ANIMAL SCIENCE COURSES
  • ASI 1253 Animal Nutrition (3 credits)
  • ASI 1213 Livestock & Carcass Evaluation (3 credits)
  • ASI 1203 Feedlot Operations (3 credits)
  • ASI 2203 Feeds and Feeding (3 credits)
  • ASI 2303 Range Management (3 credits)
  • ASI 2353 Livestock Breeding (3 credits)
  • ASI 2773 Beef Production (3 credits)

Advisor Guided Electives (18 credits)

    Associate of Applied Science Core (17 credits)

      Associated Clubs and Teams

      • Collegiate Farm Bureau
      • Collegiate Cattlemen
      • Collegiate 4-H/FFA
      • Ag Business Club
      • Crops Judging Team
      • Livestock Judging Team

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