Academic Programs

Agriculture Production Management, A.S.

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This two-year program is designed to prepare students for employment in production agriculture as farm operators or in fields of employment related to farm production or for continuing their education at a four-year institution. Students who plan to transfer are encouraged to review the requirements of the transfer institution and plan their programs accordingly. Students in this program will receive the A.S. degree upon successful completion of the following requirements and suggested courses.

  1. Successful completion of a minimum of 60 credits, 20 of which must be earned at Minnesota West Community & Technical College.
  2. A grade point average of 2.00 (“C”) or better.
  3. Meet the minimum of 30 credits of general education as required by the A.S. degree.
  4. Fulfill a minimum of 30 credits of core technical courses in Agriculture. An agriculture production management internship of at least 2 credits is required.

COURSE # COURSE TITLE CREDITS
Intro to Animal Science 3
Principles of Agronomy 3
Introduction to Soil Science 3
Introduction to Horticulture 3
Dairy Technician 2
Custom Application 2
Farm Records & Business Analysis 4
Ag Marketing & Pricing 3
Principles of Animal Nutrition 3
Weed Control 3
Soil Fertility & Fertilizers 3
GPS/GIS 3
Corn & Soybean Production 3
Machinery Prin. & Management 3
Introduction to Meat Science 3
Special Topics in Agriculture 1-3
Principles of Farm & Ranch Management 4
Ag Production Management Intern 2-8

 
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Updated: si 9/28/07