Agricultural Business Management- Precision Agriculture

The mission of the Agricultural Business Management-Precision Agriculture Certificate program is to prepare students for employment and/or for the pursuit of an Agricultural-Business Management Associate in Applied Science degree in the precision agricultural industry by educating them in the fundamental concepts, knowledge, and hands-on techniques and skills of the precisions agricultural industry.  

Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 27

Program Requirements

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Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
MATHEMATICS, COMMUNICATION, OR ENGLISH ELECTIVE * 3
AGBUS 115 COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IN AGRICULTURE  3
AGRI 112 BASIC SOILS  4
AGRI 113 PRINCIPLES OF SOIL FERTILITY  3
AGRI 121 INTRODUCTION TO PRECISION AGRICULTURE  3
AGRI 201 CROP PRODUCTION  4
AGRI 203 INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT  4
AGRI 221 APPLICATION OF GIS TECHNOLOGY FOR AGRICULTURE  3

* AGBUS 118 or MATH 110 or higher; COMM 110; ENGL 110, 116

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1AGRI 112; AGRI 121; AGBUS 115
Spring Semester 1 AGRI 113; AGRI 221; Mathematics, Communication, or English Elective
Summer Semester AGRI 201; AGRI 203

Program Contact Information

Agricultural and Industrial Technologies Department
AIT Building
Room 118
(309)694-5171

Illinois Career Cluster

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resource

Career Pathway:
Plant Systems

Gainful Employment Disclosure

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