Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

Agriculture Production Management

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 Production Management students prepare for employment in the food production chain. Students can pursue specialized studies (options) in general ag production, or beef, swine or crop production. Students who want to take courses from more than one of these areas can customize their studies with the assistance of a faculty member. This program includes an internship.

Career opportunities: farm management, swine production facilities, feedlots, cattle ranches, herdsman positions, crop production and agronomy positions.

Degree Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Fall Term I

AGC-103

Ag Computer

3

AGC-313

Leadership in Agriculture

1

AGS-319

Animal Nutrition or

3

AGA-154

Fundamentals of Soil Science

 

COM-723

Workplace Communications or

3

ENG-105

Composition I

 

COM-744

Oral Communication in the Workplace or

3

ENG-106

Composition II or

 

SPC-101

Fundamentals of Oral Communication

 

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Agricultural technical courses

5

 

 

18

Spring Term II

AGC-130

Mathematics I - Agriculture

3

AGC-160

Introduction to Technical Chemistry

4

AGP-333

Precision Farming Systems or

3

AGC-420

Issues in Agriculture

 

AGS-214

Domestic Animal Physiology or

3

AGA-114

Principles of Agronomy

 

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Agricultural technical courses

3

 

 

16

Summer Term

AGC-932

Internship

5

 

 

5

Fall Term II

AGB-330

Farm Business Management

3

AGB-470

Farm Records, Accounts, Analysis or

3

ACC-152

Financial Accounting

 

MGT-145

Human Relations in Management

3

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Agricultural technical courses

5

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Humanities requirement

3

 

 

17

Spring Term II

AGB-235

Introduction to Agriculture Markets

3

AGB-466

Agriculture Finance

3

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Agricultural technical courses

3

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Ag elective

3

 

 

12

Total program credit hours

68

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