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

At ICC, the study of agriculture starts in the classroom, but continues with real world experience that includes two 8-week internships. The ICC campus features 70 acres of tillable fields, campus wetlands, and soil and agronomy labs. You’ll learn the concepts and technologies that drive agriculture today from lifelong area farmers with industry connections.
Quality Education

ICC is a nationally recognized leader in research for sustainable agriculture.

Get Involved

Build your Ag network in the ICC Livestock Judging Team, Agri-Business Club, and Collegiate Farm Bureau.

Career Opportunities

Grain Merchandiser, Grain Elevator Manager, Farmer, Livestock Buyer, Feed Mill Manager, Agricultural Financial Representative, Animal Nutritionist, Ranch Manager, Agronomist, Crop Systems Specialist


24 Months

if Full Time

5 Semesters60 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 2024-25

What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.


24 Students

average per class

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
Kaleb’s PTK Recognition: Unexpected Honor
Griffin Dahlberg Receives the DPET Outstanding Graduate Award
From Classroom to Auction: Ty’s Success at Illinois Beef Expo 2023

“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.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 600 scholarships.
  4. Need help? Our admissions team is happy to assist.

What Can I Expect As a Agricultural Science & Technology Student?