Farm and Ranch Management (Farm and Ranch) 3-Year Degree Plan

Associate in Applied Science

College Degree Requirements 

Prescribed Technical Program31-32
General Education15
Farm and Ranch Management Required Program Electives17-27
Elective Credit0-3
Total Degree Credits63-77
Plan of Study Grid
1st Year
Fall SemesterCredits
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements  
AGRI 115 Agriculture Math 3
H&CE 241 Leadership and Presentation Techniques 2
Academic Skills Courses  
ASC 082 Effective Reading 2 2
ASC 91 Algebra Prep I 2 2
ASC 92 Algebra Prep II 2 2
ASC 95 College Writing Prep II 2 2
ASC 96 College Writing Prep III 2 2
Electives (Optional) 3 0-3
 Credits15-18
Spring Semester
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements  
AGEC 246 Introduction to Agricultural Finance 3
General Education Courses  
Arts & Humanities/Social & Behavioral Sciences  
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Communications I  
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
Communications II  
Select one of the following: 3
Fundamentals of Public Speaking  
College Composition II  
Introduction to Professional Writing  
 Credits12
2nd Year
Fall Semester
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements  
AGRI 275 Introduction to Precision Farming 3
ANSC 114 Introduction to Animal Sciences 2
ANSC 114L Introduction to Animal Sciences Lab 1
General Education Courses  
Business, Math, Science & Technology  
ACCT 200 Elements of Accounting I 3
PLSC 110 World Food Crops (Required) 2
PLSC 110L World Food Crops Lab (Required) 1
Farm and Ranch Management Required Program Electives  
Select 0-1 credits from the list below 1 0-1
 Credits12-13
Spring Semester
Farm and Ranch Management Required Program Electives  
Select 6-12 credits from the list below 1 6-12
 Credits6-12
Summer Semester
Prescribed Technical Program Requirement  
AGRI 297 Cooperative Education/Internship 2
 Credits2
3rd Year
Fall Semester
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements  
AGEC 242 Introduction to Agricultural Management 3-4
AGEC 252 Farm Management Seminar 3
SOIL 210 Introduction to Soil Science 2
SOIL 210L Introduction to Soil Science Lab 1
Farm and Ranch Management Required Program Electives  
Select 5-6 credits from the list below 1 5-6
 Credits14-16
Spring Semester
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements  
AGEC 244 Introduction to Agricultural Marketing 3
ANSC 123 Feeds and Feeding 2
ANSC 123L Feeds and Feeding Lab 1
Farm and Ranch Management Required Program Electives  
Select 6-8 credits from the list below 1 6-8
 Credits12-14
 Total Credits73-87
Farm and Ranch Management Required Program Electives 117
Select 17 credits from the following:
AGEC 250AgriSales (Spring only)3
AGRI 276Data Collection and Management (Fall only)2
AGRI 285Precision Agriculture - Systems Software (Spring only)2
AGRI 286Advanced Mapping (Spring only)2
AGRI 289Agriculture Industry Training (Fall only)1-3
ANSC 220Livestock Production (Spring only)2
ANSC 220LLivestock Production Lab (Spring only)1
ANSC 252Large Ruminant Production (Spring only)2
ASM 130Agriculture Industry Machinery Operation (Spring only)2
ASM 175Agriculture Industry Skills (Fall only)3
PLSC 223Introduction to Weed Science (Spring only)2
PLSC 223LIntroduction to Weed Science Lab (Spring only)1
PLSC 225Principles of Crop Production (Fall only)3
PLSC 235Field Scouting Techniques (Spring only)2
PLSC 243Advanced Weed Science (Spring only)2
PLSC 245Advanced Crop Production (Fall only)2
RNG 236Introduction to Range Management (Fall only)3
SOIL 222Soil Fertility and Fertilizers (Spring only)2
SOIL 222LSoil Fertility and Fertilizers Lab (Spring only)1
VETS 101Introduction to Veterinary Science (Spring only)2
VETS 239Animal Health (Fall only)3

General Education & Diversity Course Matrix Requirements