Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

Agriculture Business

Ag Sciences

Washington Hall

319-398-5609

www.kirkwood.edu/agrisciences

Entry time

Fall, Spring or Summer

Award

Associate of Applied Science degree

2 years (4 semesters, 1 summer)

Agriculture Business students prepare for careers in the agricultural sales and service industry. Students study sales, economics, farm management, marketing, agronomy and animal science, and are required to complete an internship.

Career opportunities: territory salespeople, counter sales, production assistants, department managers, advertising communication assistants or managers.

Degree Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Fall Term I

AGA-154

Fundamentals of Soil Science

3

AGB-133

Introduction to Ag Business

3

AGC-103

Ag Computer

3

AGC-313

Leadership in Agriculture

1

AGS-113

Survey of the Animal Industry

3

COM-723

Workplace Communications or

3

ENG-105

Composition I

 

COM-744

Oral Communications in the Workplace or

3

ENG-106

Composition II or

 

SPC-101

Fundamentals of Oral Communication

 

 

 

19

Spring Term I

AGA-114

Principles of Agronomy

3

AGA-165

Agricultural Fertilizers and Chemicals

3

AGB-321

Buildings and Equipment

2

AGB-330

Farm Business Management

3

AGC-130

Mathematics I - Agriculture

3

AGC-932

Internship

3

 

 

17

Summer Term

AGA-381

Crop Scouting

3

AGB-336

Agricultural Selling

3

AGC-932

Internship

2

MGT-145

Human Relations in Management

3

 

 

11

Fall Term II

AGB-466

Agricultural Finance

3

AGB-470

Farm Records, Accounts, Analysis or

3

ACC-152

Financial Accounting

 

AGC-160

Introduction to Technical Chemistry

4

AGS-319

Animal Nutrition

3

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Humanities requirement

3

 

 

16

Spring Term II

AGB-101

Agricultural Economics

3

AGB-138

Principles of Agribusiness

3

AGB-235

Introduction to Agriculture Markets

3

AGP-333

Precision Farming Systems

3

 

 

12

Total program credit hours

75

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