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Associate of Applied Science degree
Entry time: Fall, Summer

Course
Number
Course
Title
Credit
Hours

First Year - First Semester (Fall)
  AGH-110   Success in Horticulture1
  AGH-123   Woody Plant Materials3
  AGH-282   Pesticide Application Certification - Horticulture1
  AGN-105   Applications for Natural Resources3
  AGN-132   Plant Management for Parks3
  COM-744   Oral Communication in the Workplace3
  - - - - - - -   Humanities requirement3

17

First Year - Second Semester (Spring)
  AGC-313   Leadership in Agriculture **1
  AGH-102   Horticulture Math3
  AGH-144   Landscape Construction/Design3
  AGH-150   Equipment Operations Lab1
  AGH-157   Equipment Operations2
  AGN-250   Park Maintenance Programs3
  COM-723   Workplace Communications3

16

Summer
  AGC-932   Internship*3

3

Second Year - First Semester (Fall)
  AGH-152   Landscape Design Techniques3
  AGN-140   Native Plants3
  AGN-220   Avian Wildlife3
  AGN-223   Aquatic Wildlife3
  AGN-244   Wildlife Management3
  AGN-248   Natural Resources Appreciation3

18

Second Year - Second Semester (Spring)
  AGA-154   Fundamentals of Soil Science3
  AGN-226   Mammalian Wildlife3
  AGN-235   Park and Recreation Administration3
  AGN-240   Natural Resources Interpretation3
  MGT-145   Human Relations in Management3
 
OR

 
  BUS-161   Human Relations3

15

Degree Courses
Optional Courses
  AGN-270   Watershed Assessment and Management3
  AGN-300   Rain Gardens and Bioretention Cells3
  AGN-260   Wildland Firefighter Training3



Total Program Hours     69


 

*Internship requires coordinator approval or 24 credit hours.

**Leadership in Ag can be taken either fall or spring.

Diploma option: 39 credits required.