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

Associate in Applied Science

Prescribed Technical Program34-39
General Education15
Farm and Ranch Management Required Program Electives11-23
Elective Credit0-3
Total Degree Credits60-80
Plan of Study Grid
1st Year
Fall SemesterCredits
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements
AGRI 115
Agriculture Math
or College Algebra
3-4
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
 Credits15-19
Spring Semester
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements
AGEC 246 Introduction to Agricultural Finance 3
General Education Requirements
Arts & Humanities/Social & Behavioral Sciences
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics (Required) 3
Written or Oral Communications 6
College Composition I (Required)
Select one of the following:
College Composition II
Introduction to Professional Writing
Fundamentals of Public Speaking
 Credits12
2nd Year
Fall Semester
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements
AGRI 191 First Year Seminar 1-2
ANSC 114 Introduction to Animal Sciences 2
ANSC 114L Introduction to Animal Sciences Lab 1
PAG 115 Introduction to Precision Agriculture 3
General Education Requirements
Business, Math, Science & Technology
PLSC 110 World Food Crops (Required) 2
PLSC 110L World Food Crops Lab (Required) 1
ACCT 200 Elements of Accounting I 3
Farm and Ranch Management Required Program Electives
Select 0-1 credit from the list below 1 0-1
 Credits13-15
Spring Semester
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements
AGEC 141 Introduction to Agribusiness Management 1-2
Farm and Ranch Management Required Program Electives
Select 4-10 credits from the list below 1 4-10
 Credits5-12
Summer Semester
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements
AGRI 297 Cooperative Education/Internship 2
 Credits2
3rd Year
Fall Semester
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements
AGEC 242 Introduction to Agricultural Management 3-4
AGRI 291 Second Year Seminar 1-2
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
 Credits12-15
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
AGEC 250 AgriSales 3
Farm and Ranch Management Required Program Electives
Select 2-6 credits from the list below 1 2-6
 Credits11-15
 Total Credits70-90
Farm and Ranch Management Required Program Electives 111
Select 11 credits from the following:
AGEC 252Farm Management Seminar (Fall only)3
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 (Falls only)3
PAG 215Mapping of Precision Ag Data (Spring only)2
PAG 276Data Collection and Management (Fall only)2
PAG 286Advanced Mapping (Spring only)2
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 235LField Scouting Techniques Lab (Summer only)1
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
WELD 135Welding Principles (Fall only)2
1

 A total of 11 Farm and Ranch Management Program Electives are required for degree.

2

 Academic Skills Courses: Enrollment into these courses is based on placement testing. Credits from these classes do not count toward earning a degree. The credit total shown (70-89) includes the 10 credits of ASC coursework. Actual degree credits are (60-79). 

3

 Financial aid or scholarship awards can be affected by credit load. Please consult your advisor in planning your course schedule.

College Degree Requirements

General Education & Diversity Course Matrix Requirements