Academics

Agricultural Production – Certificate

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

Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 27

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
MATHEMATICS, COMMUNICATION, OR ENGLISH ELECTIVE *3
AGRI 112BASIC SOILS 4
AGRI 113PRINCIPLES OF SOIL FERTILITY 3
AGRI 201CROP PRODUCTION 4
AGRI 203INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT 4

Elective Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
APPROVED ELECTIVES **9

* AGBUS 118 or MATH 110 or higher; COMM 110, ENGL 110 or 116.
** Approved electives: AGBUS 110 or 111; AGBUS 112, 115, 211, 212; AGRI 110, 111, 114, 118 121, 221; AGMEC 117.

Students enrolled in this program must meet with their assigned agriculture advisor to plan a specific course schedule that meets Illinois Central College and personal requirements.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1AGRI 112; Mathematics, Communication, or English Elective; Approved Elective
Spring Semester 1AGRI 113; Approved 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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