Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ General Catalog: College Catalog 2019-2020 Program: Agriculture Production Management, A.A.S. Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Agriculture Production Management, A.A.S.

Total degree hours: 63.5

This degree is designed for the student whose career goals include direct involvement in production agriculture or agribusiness as owner, operator, working manager, or partner. Students acquire skills and knowledge needed to be successful in the agriculture industry, including an ability to communicate effectively on agricultural concepts, relate business and management concepts to agriculture, and demonstrate an awareness of issues related to the agricultural sector.  Students further define their focus through internships.

Program graduates will be able to:

  1. Illustrate desirable professional abilities for employment, including self-motivation, self-awareness, teamwork, flexibility, stress management, and providing quality care for animals.
  2. Accurately recognize basic business concepts and policies and how they relate to agriculture in order to provide effective service.
  3. Demonstrate effective communication techniques as applied to agricultural and natural resource concepts.
  4. Discuss and defend a general knowledge in agricultural industry by discovering, analyzing and applying current trends and industry needs toward innovative solutions.
  5. Identify and apply concepts of breeding, physiology, nutrition, herd-health, economics and management into practical and profitable animal production programs.
  6. Analyze, identify and implement management decisions that impact agricultural production and finances, to include implementation of appropriate technology in common production scenarios.

General Education Requirements: (15 credits)

Written Communication: (3 Credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ENG 115 - Technical English and Communication Credits: 3(3-0)

or higher level ENG course

Oral Communication: (3 credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
COM 115 - Public Speaking Credits: 3(3-0)

Mathematics: (3 credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
MAT 107 - Career Math or Higher Credits: 3(3-0)

Select a minimum of six (6) credit hours from the following list of approved courses:

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ACC 121 - Accounting Principles I or higher Credits: 4(3-1)
AGP 146 - Artificial Insemination Management Credits: 2(1-1)
AGP 215 - Animal Health Credits: 3(2-1)
AGP 241 - Beef Cattle Management I Credits: 3(2-1)
AGR 260 - World Interdependence - Population and Food: GT-SS3 Credits: 3 (3-0)
AGY 100 - General Crop Production Credits: 4(3-1)
ANT 101 - Cultural Anthropology: GT-SS3 Credits: 3(3-0)
ANT 111 - Biological Anthropology with Laboratory: GT-SC1 Credits: 4 (3-1)
ART 110 - Art Appreciation: GT-AH1 Credits: 3(3-0)
ART 111 - Art History: Ancient to Medieval: GT-AH1 Credits: 3(3-0)
ART 112 - Art History: Renaissance to Modern: GT-AH1 Credits: 3(3-0)
ASC 115 - Introduction to Livestock Evaluation Credits: 1(1-0)
ASC 143 - Elementary Western Equitation Credits: 2(0-2)
ASC 230 - Farm Animal Anatomy & Physiology Credits: 3 (3-0)
ASC 243 - Intermediate Western Equitation Credits: 2(0-2)
ASC 245 - Equine Evaluation Credits: 3(2-1)
AST 101 - Astronomy I: GT-SC1 or higher Credits: 4(3-1)
BIO 105 - Science of Biology: GT-SC1 or higher Credits: 4(3-1)
BUS 115 - Introduction to Business or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
CHE 101 - Introduction to Chemistry I: GT-SC1 or higher Credits: 5(3-2)
CIS 110 - Introduction to the PC Credits: 1(1-0)
CIS 115 - Introduction to Computer Information Systems Credits: 3(2-1)
CIS 124 - Intro to Operating Systems Credits: 3(2-1)
CIS 145 - Complete PC Database Credits: 3(2-1)
CIS 155 - PC Spreadsheet Concepts: MS Excel Credits: 3(2-1)
CIS 268 - Systems Analysis and Design I Credits: 3(2-1)
COM 125 - Interpersonal Communication Credits: 3(3-0)
CWB 110 - Complete Web Authoring Credits: 3(2-1)
ECO 201 - Principles of Macroeconomics: GT-SS1 Credits: 3(3-0)
ECO 202 - Principles of Microeconomics: GT-SS1 Credits: 3(3-0)
EDU 221 - Introduction to Education or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
EQM 151 - Horse Production Credits: 4(4-0)
EQM 158 - Equine Reproduction Credits: 2(2-0)
EQM 175 - Special Topics Credits: 1-12
EQM 251 - Equine Management Credits: 3(3-0)
EQM 275 - Special Topics Credits: 1-12
EQM 285 - Independent Study Credits: 1-6
EQT 200 - Fundamentals of Riding Instruction Credits: 3(2-1)
GEO 105 - World Regional Geography: GT-SS2 or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
GEY 111 - Physical Geology: GT-SC1 Credits: 4(3-1)
GEY 112 - Historical Geology: GT-SC1 Credits: 4(3-1)
HIS 101 - History of Western Civilization I: GT-HI1 or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
HUM 121 - Humanities: Early Civilization: GT-AH2 or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
HWE 100 - Human Nutrition Credits: 3(3-0)
HWE 124 - Fitness and Wellness Credits: 2(2-0)
JOU 105 - Intro to Mass Media: GT-SS3 or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
LIT 115 - Introduction to Literature I: GT-AH2 or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
MAN 116 - Principles of Supervision or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
MAR 111 - Principles of Sales or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
MAT 120 - Mathematics for the Liberal Arts: GT-MA1 or higher Credits: 4(4-0)
MUS 120 - Music Appreciation: GT-AH1 or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
PED 100 - Fitness Concepts or higher.  A max of 4 PED credits may apply. Credits: 1(0-1)
PHI 111 - Introduction to Philosophy: GT-AH3 or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
PHY 105 - Conceptual Physics with Lab: GT-SC1 or higher Credits: 4(2-2)
POS 105 - Introduction to Political Science: GT-SS1 Credits: 3(3-0)
POS 111 - American Government: GT-SS1 Credits: 3(3-0)
PSY 101 - General Psychology I: GT-SS3 Credits: 3(3-0)
PSY 102 - General Psychology II: GT-SS3 Credits: 3(3-0)
SPA 111 - Spanish Language I Credits: 5(5-0)
SPA 112 - Spanish Language II Credits: 5(5-0)
SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology I: GT-SS3 or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
THE 105 - Theatre Appreciation: GT-AH1 or higher Credits: 3(3-0)
WEL 103 - Basic Shielded Metal Arc I or higher Credits: 4(1-3)

Other gtPathways (GT) courses and General Education are available through CCCOnline

Required Courses: (48.5 credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
AGB 218 - Computerized Farm Records Credits: 3(3-0)
AGE 102 - Agriculture Economics: GT-SS1 Credits: 3(3-0)
AGE 205 - Farm and Ranch Management Credits: 3(3-0)
AGE 208 - Agricultural Finance Credits: 3(3-0)
AGE 210 - Agriculture Marketing Credits: 3(3-0)
AGR 100 - Freshman Agriculture Orientation Credits: .5(.5-0)
AGY 100 - General Crop Production Credits: 4(3-1)
ASC 100 - Animal Science Credits: 3(3-0)
ASC 225 - Feeds and Feeding Credits: 4(3-1)
ASC 250 - Live Animal and Carcass Evaluation Credits: 3(1-2)
ASC 288 - Livestock Practicum Credits: 2(1-1)
CIS 118 - Introduction to PC Applications Credits: 3(2-1)
RFM 280 - Intern Placement Credits: 1(1-0)
RFM 281 - Ranch/Farm Internship Credits: 12(0-12)
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