Agricultural Science and Technology
Associate in Applied Science (Career Program)
Total Credit Hours: 60
Select a course number below to see a course description.
Required General Education Courses
|ENGL 110||COMPOSITION I ||3|
|SOCIAL SCIENCE *||3|
|AGRI 112||BASIC SOILS ||4|
Required Program Courses
|AGBUS 111||ECONOMICS OF AGRICULTURE ||3|
|AGBUS 112||AGRICULTURAL SALES ||2|
|AGBUS 115||COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IN AGRICULTURE ||3|
|AGBUS 200||OCCUPATIONAL INTERNSHIP AND SEMINAR I ||4|
|AGBUS 211||AGRICULTURE BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ||3|
|AGBUS 212||MARKETING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS ||3|
|AGBUS 214||OCCUPATIONAL INTERNSHIP AND SEMINAR II ||4|
|AGMEC 117||PRINCIPLES OF AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS ||3|
|AGRI 113||PRINCIPLES OF SOIL FERTILITY ||3|
|AGRI 201||CROP PRODUCTION ||4|
|AGRI 203||INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT ||3|
|AGRICULTURAL SPECIALIZATION **||6 to 11|
* See specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.
** Students who wish to specialize in Agricultural Business Management should complete: AGRI 111, AGRI 118, AGRI 121, AGRI 114 OR AGRI 221; Students who wish to specialize in Agronomy should complete: AGRI 118, AGRI 121, AGRI 205, AGRI 221; Students who wish to specialize in Precision Agriculture should complete: AGRI 121, AGRI 205, AGRI 221, DPET 244; Students who wish to specialize in Animal Sciences should complete: AGRI 111, AGRI 114, AGRI 235.
This general agricultural science and technology degree enhances the student's ability to obtain a broad range of agricultural employment opportunities. Whether returning to a farm or working for an agricultural business, graduates of the program will have a good basic knowledge of modern agricultural production and business practices. The student will complete two internships on a farm and/or in an agricultural business during their sophomore year to gain additional practical experience.
Students enrolled in the Associate in Applied Science degree program must meet with their assigned academic advisor to plan a specific course schedule that meets Illinois Central College and personal requirements.
Recommended Course Sequence
|Fall Semester 1||ENGL 110; AGBUS 111; AGRI 112; Mathematics; Social Science|
|Spring Semester 1||AGRI 113; AGMEC 117; Humanities; Specialization course(s)|
|Summer Semester||AGRI 201; AGRI 203; AGRI 205 (if required)|
|Fall Semester 2||AGBUS 112; AGBUS 200; AGBUS 115; Communications; Specialization course(s)|
|Spring Semester 2||AGBUS 211; AGBUS 212; AGBUS 214; AGRI 114 or AGRI 221 (as required)|
Program Contact Information
Agricultural and Industrial Technologies Department
Illinois Career Cluster
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resource