Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2017-2018

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 (5 terms including summer)

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

Career opportunities: facility operations technician; farm operations manager; custom applicator; production assistants; territory salesperson.

Degree Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Term I

AGC-116

Professionalism in Agriculture

1

AGC-120

Applied Agricultural Concepts

2

COM-723

Workplace Communications OR

3

ENG-105

Composition I

 

AGA-114

Principles of Agronomy

3

AGS-113

Survey of the Animal Industry

3

AGB-133

Introduction to Ag Business

3

AGC-103

Ag Computers

3

 

 

18

Term 2

AGC-130

Mathematics I - Agriculture

3

AGA-165

Agricultural Fertilizers and Chemicals

3

AGC-932

Internship

3

AGB-470

Farm Records, Accounts, Analysis OR

3

ACC-152

Financial Accounting

 

AGB-321

Agricultural Procedures and Safety

2

 

 

14

Term 3-Summer

AGA-376

Integrated Pest Management

3

AGC-932

Internship

2

AGB-336

Agricultural Selling

3

MGT-145

Human Relations in Management

3

 

 

11

Term 4

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Humanites or History/Culture Course

3

AGB-330

Farm Business Management

3

AGB-466

Agricultural Finance

3

AGS-319

Animal Nutrition

3

BIO-208

Agricultural Biology and Chemistry

3

COM-744

Oral Communication in the Workplace OR

3

SPC-101

Fundamentals of Oral Communication OR

 

ENG-106

Composition II

 

 

 

18

Term 5

AGB-235

Introduction to Agriculture Markets

3

AGP-333

Precision Farming Systems

3

AGB-331

Entrepreneurship in Agriculture

3

AGB-101

Agricultural Economics

3

AGB-252

Agricultural Industry Business Management

3

 

 

15

Total program credit hours

76

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