Agricultural Science

Agricultural Science Courses

Award: Associate of Science (AS)
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer
Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time

The Agricultural Science program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is from the current catalog year, organized in the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student, and is subject to change.

Part-time students, visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

If you are a current student your program requirements may be different than those listed for the current catalog year. View your Program Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and to search and register for classes.

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

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Total Credits 16
Semester 2
AGA154 Fundamentals of Soil Science 3
AGS211 Issues Facing Animal Science (optional) 2
BIO113 General Biology II 4
ENG105 Composition I 3
MAT156 Statistics 3
Humanities (Literature and Fine Arts) -OR- 3
Humanities (Philosophy and Religion) 3

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Total Credits 18
Semester 3
AGP333 Precision Farming Systems 3
CHM165 General Chemistry I 4
HIS117 Western Civilization I: Ancient and Medieval 3
HIS151 U.S. History to 1877 -OR- 3
HIS152 U.S. History Since 1877 3
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3

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Total Credits 16
Semester 4
ACC131 Principles of Accounting I 4
AGA376 Integrated Pest Management 3
AGB336 Agricultural Selling 3
AGP450 Fundamentals of GIS 3
ENG106 Composition II 3

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Total Credits 16


Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 104
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Program Advisor

Dave Grunklee
Bremer Hall 101-D
319-296-2329 ext.1115
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Ray Beets
Butler Hall 104-A
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