General Agriculture Diploma Option Courses

Award: Diploma (Diploma)
Required number of credits: 36
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

2021–2022 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

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

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

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Semester 1
AGA-114 Principles of Agronomy 3 $622.50
AGC-103 Ag Computers -OR- 3 $622.50
CSC-110 Introduction to Computers -OR- O E 3 $622.50
CSC-116 Information Computing 3 $622.50
AGS-113 Survey of the Animal Industry 3 $622.50
ENG-105 Composition I -OR- O E 3 $622.50
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3 $622.50
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $622.50
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- O E 3 $622.50
MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra -OR- 4 $830.00
Math Elective 3
Course from Electives List 1 3
Total Credits 18

Semester 2
AGA-154 Fundamentals of Soil Science 3 $622.50
AGA-376 Integrated Pest Management 8WK2 3 $622.50
AGP-450 Fundamentals of GIS -OR- 3 $622.50
AGP-333 Precision Farming Systems -OR- 3 $622.50
AGP-340 Foundations of GIS and GPS -OR- 3 $622.50
AGP-436 Advanced Precision Farming: Hardware -OR- 3 $622.50
AGB-303 Agriculture Leadership 3 $622.50
AGS-319 Animal Nutrition -OR- 3 $622.50
AGS-216 Equine Science -OR- 8WK2 3 $622.50
AGS-218 Domestic Animal Physiology -OR- 4 $830.00
AGS-225 Swine Science -OR- 8WK1 3 $622.50
AGS-226 Beef Cattle Science -OR- 8WK1 3 $622.50
AGS-272 Foods of Animal Origin -OR- 8WK1 5 $1037.50
AGS-305 Livestock Evaluation 3 $622.50
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $622.50
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- O E 3 $622.50
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- O E 3 $622.50
SOC-115 Social Problems O E 3 $622.50
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication O E 3 $622.50
Total Credits 18

Electives List 1
AGA-214 Cash Grains 3 $658.50
BIO-105 Introductory Biology E 4 $843.00
BIO-112 General Biology I 4 $848.00
BIO-113 General Biology II 4 $848.00
CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry E 4 $878.00
CHM-165 General Chemistry I 4 $905.00
CNS-121 Environmental Conservation O 3 $622.50
ENV-115 Environmental Science O E 3 $622.50

Math Electives
MAT-121 College Algebra 4 $830.00
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 $830.00
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $622.50
MAT-156 Statistics O E 3 $622.50
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 $830.00
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 $830.00
MAT-219 Calculus III 4 $830.00

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

Course calculations are based on 2021–2022 tuition and fees and course fees.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Academic/College Success Advisor

Cody Chesmore
Black Hawk Hall 147B
319-296-2329 ext.1223
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Program Advisors

Amber Greiman
Bremer Hall 111A
319-296-2329 ext.1115
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Brian Zuck
Bremer Hall 111E
319-296-2329 ext.1116
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Administrative Assistant

Connie Smith
Buchanan Hall 128
319-296-4009
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Business and Applied Technologies

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
319-296-4042
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