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Agricultural Technology and Production Management

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Agricultural Technology and Production Management (121 Credits)

Students in this hands-on major gain a science-based overview of agriculture and food systems, with an emphasis on the practical application of technology to agricultural production systems. The program combines students’ inherent creativity and interest in physical and biological sciences, technology, mathematics, business, and related subjects with their desire to develop innovative solutions to a variety of agricultural problems.

Areas of application include precision agricultural operations and services, management of agricultural businesses, production operations, sales, and promotional work in domestic and international agricultural communities. Graduates are prepared to own, operate, and manage their own enterprises or to provide services for private or governmental entities.
First Year
First TermCredits
A S 1013
AFS 1013
Chem 101 [P] (GER)4
Hort 1023
Elective or Math 2013
Second TermCredits
Chem 102 [P] (GER)4
ComSt 102 [C] or H D 205 [C] (GER)3 or 4
Engl 101 [W] (GER)3
GenEd 110 [A] or 111 [A] (GER)3
State 212 [N], Math 140 [N], 171 [N], or 202 [N] (GER)3 or 4
Second Year
First TermCredits
Acctg 230 or Elective13
AgTM 3053
AgTM 3143
Biol 120 [B] (GER)4
GenEd 110 [A] or 111 [A] (GER)3
Second TermCredits
Arts & Humanities [H,G] (GER)23
Biol 106 [B] (GER)4
CRS 336 [S]3
EconS 101 [S] (GER)3
SoilS 201 [B] (GER)3
Complete Writing Portfolio
Third Year
First TermCredits
AgTM 3303
CropS 305, CropS 403, Entom 340, or Pl P 4293
CropS 360 [I] (GER)3
EconS 35033
MgtOp 301 or Elective13
Second TermCredits
400-Level Business or Elective13
AFS 2013
AgTM 3153
AgTM 4123
EconS 450 or Elective13
Fourth Year
First TermCredits
400-Level Business or Elective13
AFS Core Systems Elective3 or 4
AgTM 4511
Mktg 360 or Elective13
Tier III [T] (GER)23
Second TermCredits
400-Level Business or Elective11
AFS 4013
AgTM 4052
AgTM 4163
AgTM 4362
Engl 402 [W] (GER)3

1Courses required for a Business minor. Working with their advisors, students are encouraged to apply electives towards a minor of their choice.
2Either the Arts & Humanities [H,G] course or the Tier III [T] course should be double-designated as a Diversity [D] (GER).
3ECONS 352, which is only offered in the spring, may be used as an alternative for ECONS 350.

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