Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ General Catalog: College Catalog 2021-2022 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 sixteen (16) 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 233 - Applied Information Technology in Agriculture Credits: 3 (3-0)
AGR 235 - Precision Agricultural Operations Credits: 3 (2-1)
AGR 236 - Precision Farming: Hardware Systems Credits: 3 (1-2)
AGR 260 - World Interdependence - Population and Food: GT-SS3 Credits: 3 (3-0)
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)
AVT 160 - Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Credits: 3 (2-1)
AVT 256 - Unmanned Aircraft Systems Commercial Applications Credits: 3 (2-1)
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)
ECO 201 - Principles of Macroeconomics: GT-SS1 Credits: 3(3-0)
ECO 202 - Principles of Microeconomics: GT-SS1 Credits: 3(3-0)
EQM 151 - Horse Production Credits: 4(4-0)
EQM 158 - Equine Reproduction Credits: 2(2-0)
EQM 251 - Equine Management Credits: 3(3-0)
GIS 131 - Global Positioning Systems for Geographic Information Systems Credits: 3 (3-0)
PED 100 - Fitness Concepts or higher.  A max of 4 PED credits may apply. Credits: 1(0-1)
POS 111 - American Government: GT-SS1 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: (38.5 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)
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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