Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Agricultural Business: Applied Agronomy

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Courses Overview

What will I learn?
The Applied Agronomy Program prepares students for entry-level positions as technicians for agricultural seed and chemical research centers or production agriculture facilities. Students learn to apply technical procedures needed for such positions. Allows students flexibility to pursue concentration of study in area of career interest.
Required Program Courses (42 hours) Cr. Hrs.
AGB 102 Introduction to Agricultural Economics . . . . . . 4
AGB 103 Introduction to Crop Science . . . . . . 4
AGB 105 Agricultural Applications of the Computer . . . 3
AGB 112 Concepts in Agriculture . . . . 1
AGB 133 Introduction to Agricultural
Marketing and Standards . . . . . . . 3
AGB 135 Agricultural Business Management I . . . . . . . . . 4
AGB 191 Agri-Business Work Exploration . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
AGB 200 Introduction to Soil Science . . . . . 4
AGB 201 Introduction to Agricultural Mechanization . . . 3
AGB 211 Plant Pest Identification and Control . . . . . . . . . 3
AGB 213 Soil Fertility and Fertilizers . . . . . . 3
AGB 214 Precision Farming Technology . . .. . 3
AGB 290 Agri-Business Seminar . . . . . . . . 1
AGB 291 Agri-Business Work Experience . . . . . . 4
Required General Education Core Courses
(15 hours)
ENG 101 Composition I . . . . . . 3
ENG 102 Composition II . . . . . . . . . . . 3
MAT 110* Business Mathematics
or MAT elective . . . . . .. . . . . . 3
General education electives* . . .. . . . . . 6
Concentration Electives
(Choose at least 11 hours from the following.)
AGB 155 Agriculture Salesmanship . . . . . 3
AGB 106 International Agricultural
Field Experience . . . . . . . . . 3
AGB 193 United States Agricultural
Field Experience . .. . . . 3
AGB 215* Agricultural Applications of Geographic
Information Systems . . . . . . . 3
AGB 232 Agricultural Business and Farm
Management . . . . . . . . . 4
AGB 233 Grain Marketing . . . . . . . . . 3
AGB 236 Agricultural Credit and Finance . . . 2
BIO 109 Introduction to Plant Biology . . . .. 4
CHE 104 Chemistry of Everyday Life . . . .. . . . . 4
Total Semester Credit Hours 68
The Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.), Associate in Engineering Science (A.E.S.), and Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.) transfer degrees allow students to complete the first two years of study leading to a bachelor is degree. The third and fourth years of study are completed at a four-year college or university to which the student transfers after the completion of the A.A., A.S., A.E.S, or A.F.A. degree at Parkland.


Department

Which department am I in? Department of Agriculture/Engineering Science and Technologies


Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have a graduate of an accredited high school or is at least 18 years of age and able to benefit from college-level instruction. High school students under the age of 18 who have not earned a high school diploma or GED may request an exception to the admissions policy of the college. They must complete, prior to registration, the Underage Enrollment Approval form which may be obtained from the Office of Admissions and Records. Other English Language Requirements: The minimum TOEFL score needed to take academic course work is 500 (paper-based).


Entry Requirement For International Student

Admission is open to anyone who is a graduate of an accredited high school or is at least 18 years of age and able to benefit from college-level instruction. Students under the age of 18 who have not earned a high school diploma or GED may request an exception to the admissions policy of the college as follows: Students who are attending an accredited high school and are at least 16 years of age should contact the Dual Credit Office; Students who are under the age of 16 and/or are being homeschooled must complete, prior to registration, the Underage/Homeschool Enrollment Form. This form may be obtained from the Office of Admissions and Records.
English language requirements:
The minimum TOEFL score needed to take academic course work is 61 (internet-based). The minimum IELTS band score is 6. Scores must be no more than two years old at the time of application.


Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
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Texas A&M University-Commerce offers below pathways courses for this subject Pre-Nursing
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Full Time (68 credit hours)

US$18,672.00 per year

20 August 2018, 14 January 2019

Department of Agriculture/Engineering Science and Technologies 2400 West Bradley Avenue, CHAMPAIGN, Illinois, 61821, United States