Agriculture, Technology, Food and Natural Resources

Associate in Science

Note: Courses listed on degree plan are suggested. Students should consult with their advisor concerning their unique transfer decisions.

Total Degree Credits61-62
General Education Courses
Arts & Humanities
Select two of the following recommended courses:6
Introduction to the Visual Arts
United States to 1877
United States Since 1877
Music Appreciation
Social & Behavioral Sciences
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics3
Select one of the following recommended courses:3
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Principles of Macroeconomics
American Government
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Written Communications
ENGL 110College Composition I3
ENGL 120College Composition II3
Oral Communications
COMM 110Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
Math, Science & Technology
Select one of the following recommended courses:3-4
College Algebra
Math in Society
Elementary Statistics
Select two of the following recommended science with lab combinations:8-9
Concepts of Biology
Concepts of Biology Lab
General Biology I
General Biology I Lab
Anatomy and Physiology I
Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
Introductory Chemistry
Introductory Chemistry Lab
College Physics I
College Physics I Lab
Select from the following recommended courses:3-6
Needed if the 15 total credits for Math, Science & Technology has not been met.
Introduction to Computers 1
Principles of Information Security 1
Enrichment Course Matrix2
General Education Matrix - may be fulfilled with applicable Arts & Humanities course or Social & Behavioral Sciences course
Digital Literacy Requirements
Select one of the following:
Introduction to Computers 1
Principles of Information Security 1
BSC Approved Training Course
NDUS Institution Approved Training Course
NDUS Institution Designated Digital Literacy Course
Agriculture Courses
Select four of the following:12
Introduction to Agricultural Management
Introduction to Agricultural Marketing
Introduction to Agricultural Finance
Introduction to Animal Sciences
Introduction to Animal Sciences Lab
Feeds and Feeding
Feeds and Feeding Lab
Livestock Production
Livestock Production Lab
Introduction to Precision Agriculture
Mapping of Precision Ag Data
World Food Crops
World Food Crops Lab
Principles of Crop Production
Introduction to Range Management
Introduction to Soil Science
Introduction to Soil Science Lab
Soil Fertility and Fertilizers
Soil Fertility and Fertilizers Lab
Electives 210
Total Credits22

CSCI 101, CIS 147 or courses transferred in from another NDUS Institution that are listed as both general education and digital literacy may satisfy both requirements upon successful completion.


 Electives - Choose courses based on Agriculture major requirements.

This degree is for students who plan to transfer to a four year university in any agriculture major. The degree plan should be used in combination with the course requirements at the transfer university.

College Degree & Digital Literacy Requirements

General Education & Diversity Course Matrix Requirements