Agricultural Science

Agricultural Science Courses

Award: Associate of Science (AS)
Required number of credits: 64
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

The Agricultural Science program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

2016–2017 Suggested Sequence of Study and Course Cost

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General Education courses

[P] = Course has a pre-requisite requirement.
[C] = Course has a co-requisite requirement.

Semester 1
AGA114 Principles of Agronomy 3 $549.50
AGS113 Survey of the Animal Industry 3 $505.50
BIO112 General Biology I 4 $674.00
SOC115 Social Problems 3 $505.50
Social Diversity 3  

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Total Credits 16
Semester 2
AGA154 Fundamentals of Soil Science 3 $505.50
BIO113 General Biology II 4 $674.00
ENG105 Composition I [P] 3 $505.50
MAT156 Statistics [P] 3 $505.50
Humanities (Literature and Fine Arts) -OR- 3  
Humanities (Philosophy and Religion) 3  

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Total Credits 16
Semester 3
AGP333 Precision Farming Systems 3 $505.50
CHM165 General Chemistry I [P] 4 $674.00
HIS117 Western Civilization I: Ancient and Medieval 3 $505.50
HIS151 U.S. History to 1877 -OR- 3 $505.50
HIS152 U.S. History Since 1877 3 $505.50
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 16
Semester 4
ACC131 Principles of Accounting I [P] 4 $674.00
AGB235 Introduction to Agriculture Markets 3 $505.50
BUS230 Quantitative Methods for Business Decision Making [P] 3 $505.50
CNS121 Environmental Conservation 3 $525.50
ENG106 Composition II [P] 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 16

Course Cost Calculation:
2016–2017 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 131
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Student Success Specialist

Laurie Plum
Bremer Hall 124
319-296-2329 ext.1065
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Program Advisor

Brad Kinsinger
Bremer Hall 111A
319-296-2329 ext.1321
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Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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