General Agriculture Diploma Option Courses

Program Details
Award Diploma
Credits 36
Program Start Fall, Spring, Summer

2022–2023 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program Fall 2022, Spring 2023, or Summer 2023. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

When registering for classes refer to Self-Service > Student Planning to view your specific program requirements, your progress, and ensure proper registration. See Registering for Credit Classes for registration information and instructions.

Courses and costs are subject to change. See what's included in the cost calculation.

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Term 1
AGA-114 Principles of Agronomy 3 $666.00
AGC-103 Ag Computers -OR- 3 $630.00
CSC-110 Introduction to Computers -OR- O E 3 $630.00
CSC-116 Information Computing 3 $630.00
AGS-113 Survey of the Animal Industry 3 $630.00
ENG-105 Composition I -OR- O E 3 $630.00
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3 $630.00
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $630.00
Math Elective 3
General Agriculture Elective 3
Total Credits 18
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $3,816.00

Term 2
AGA-154 Fundamentals of Soil Science 3 $651.00
AGA-376 Integrated Pest Management 8WK2 3 $670.00
AGP-450 Fundamentals of GIS -OR- 3 $635.00
AGP-333 Precision Farming Systems -OR- 3 $635.00
AGP-340 Foundations of GIS and GPS -OR- 3 $661.00
AGP-436 Advanced Precision Farming: Hardware -OR- 3 $665.00
AGB-303 Agriculture Leadership 3 $630.00
AGS-319 Animal Nutrition -OR- 3 $630.00
AGS-216 Equine Science -OR- 8WK2 3 $630.00
AGS-218 Domestic Animal Physiology -OR- 4 $910.00
AGS-225 Swine Science -OR- 8WK1 3 $630.00
AGS-226 Beef Cattle Science -OR- 8WK1 3 $630.00
AGS-272 Foods of Animal Origin -OR- 8WK1 5 $1100.00
AGS-305 Livestock Evaluation 3 $645.00
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $630.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- O E 3 $630.00
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- O E 3 $630.00
SOC-115 Social Problems O E 3 $630.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication O E 3 $630.00
Total Credits 18
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $3,846.00

General Agriculture Electives
AGA-214 Cash Grains 3 $666.00
BIO-105 Introductory Biology E 4 $845.00
BIO-112 General Biology I 4 $846.00
BIO-113 General Biology II 4 $855.00
CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry E 4 $888.00
CHM-165 General Chemistry I 4 $915.00
CNS-121 Environmental Conservation 3 $650.00
ENV-115 Environmental Science O E 3 $630.00

Math Electives
MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra 4 $840.00
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts O E 3 $630.00
MAT-121 College Algebra 4 $840.00
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 $840.00
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $630.00
MAT-156 Statistics O E 3 $630.00
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 $840.00
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 $840.00
MAT-219 Calculus III 4 $840.00

Cost Calculation

Calculations are based on 2022–2023 resident tuition and fees and course fees.

  • Course Cost Calculation: $210 × course credits + course fee (if applicable).

  • Total Tuition + Course Fees Calculation: Sum of tuition and course fees for all courses for the term.

    • If more than one course can be taken to fulfill the requirement, the first course listed is used in the total tuition and fees calculation.

Additional costs not included in the cost calculations:

Contact Information

Academic/College Success Advisor

Alex Kissel
Bremer Hall 124
319-296-4014 ext.1065
Email Alex Kissel
Schedule an appointment with Alex Kissel

Faculty Advisors

Last Names A – M

Amber Greiman
Bremer Hall 111A
319-296-2329 ext.1115
Email Amber Greiman

Last Names N – Z

Brian Zuck
Bremer Hall 111E
319-296-2329 ext.1116
Email Brian Zuck

Administrative Assistant

Connie Smith
Buchanan Hall 128
319-296-4009
Email Connie Smith

Dean

Applied Technologies

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
319-296-4042
Email Dave Grunklee

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