Agricultural Science & Technology
Associate in Applied Science
As the world’s largest commercial industry, agriculture provides an abundance of career opportunities here in the Midwest. Whether you want to work in the field, an office or a lab, this program will launch your career with a hands-on learning experience in modern agricultural production.
Tillable acres devoted to agriculture education
ICC is a nationally recognized leader in research for sustainable agriculture.
Build your Ag network in the ICC Livestock Judging Team, Agri-Business Club, and Collegiate Farm Bureau.
Grain Merchandiser, Grain Elevator Manager, Farmer, Livestock Buyer, Feed Mill Manager, Agricultural Financial Representative, Animal Nutritionist, Ranch Manager, Agronomist, Crop Systems Specialist
if Full Time
60 Total Credit Hours
What if I attend part-time?
Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.
+ supplies & fees
Based on 2023-24
What financial assistance can I receive?
Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.
AVERAGE CLASS SIZE
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Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.
View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.
Meet Our Students and Alumni
‘Hands-on’ Ag Internship Turns into Start of Maddy’s Career
In August 2019, Maddy began her educational journey at ICC with a goal to earn a two-year degree in Agricultural Science & Technology. During her time at ICC, however, she earned much more. Maddy graduated from ICC in May with not only her two-year degree but also certificates in Precision Agriculture and Agricultural Production. Most importantly, she graduated with a…
Griffin Dahlberg Receives the DPET Outstanding Graduate Award
Griffin Dahlberg, a recent graduate of the Diesel-Powered Equipment Technology (DPET) Program, is a leader, exceptional student, and recipient of the DPET program’s Outstanding Graduate Award. During his freshman year, Griffin stood out as a well-rounded leader in the classroom, his professors recommended him for a student sponsorship opportunity at Centre State International Trucks, Inc. Centre State generously offers their support…
From Classroom to Auction: Ty’s Success at Illinois Beef Expo 2023
A class project designed to simulate a day on the job had quite the payoff when ag students recently applied what they learned at ICC outside of the classroom. “It was something different from classroom work. It was a real-world experience,” -Ty Kenney Ty Kenney, an Agricultural Production student, attended the 2023 Illinois Beef Expo for the first time with…
Chase Transitions from Farm to Classroom at ICC
With deep roots in agriculture in central Illinois and a passion for the care of animals, Chase is following his dream to become a veterinarian. ICC helped Chase transition from the family farm to a college classroom. He graduated from ICC in the spring of 2021 and began attending Kansas State University this fall, majoring in Animal Sciences & Industry….
“Our students head outside, set up a drone with a map flight, fly the field, and 15 minutes later, have crop health images. It’s an impressive display of ag technology.”Blake Lehman, Professor, Agriculture
How Do I Get Into the Agricultural Science & Technology Program?
Illinois is one of the nation’s leading states in agriculture, so our Agricultural Science & Technology program is a popular choice for ICC students. Connect with an Admissions Representative to learn more and take the first step into your Ag career today.
- Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
- Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
- Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 700 scholarships.
What Can I Expect As a Agricultural Science & Technology Student?
- Real world experience taught by instructors who are also Central Illinois farmers and agribusiness leaders.
- Exposure to modern ag practices, in-field training, and on-the-farm research.
- An education that prepares you for in-demand employment in farming or agribusiness.
- A degree that opens doors to work or further study in agricultural specialties.