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C.A.S. Agriculture

CAS Agriculture

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The program course requirements are presented in sequence. Part-time students and others who cannot follow this sequence should check course descriptions in the catalog to determine prerequisites and should consult their academic advisor regarding the order in which they take courses.

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  • Certificate of
    Applied Science

    This program will provide students with the skills necessary for entry level employment or enhancement of present employment in the agriculture industry. It provides an overview of agricultural careers, as well as opportunities to meet and work with agricultural professionals in the area. Upon completion of the program, students will be qualified for entry-level work with agricultural businesses, including farm, ranch and entrepreneurial opportunities. Should students choose to do so, the required certificate classes and electives will transfer into the two-year Associate of Applied Science degree in Agriculture.
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    Required Core - 30/31 Total Credits

    First Year - Fall Semester     (14/15) Credits
    Intro to Ag & Env Resources  (1)
    Intro to Animal Science  (3)
    Natural Resource Conservation  (3)
    Montana Range Plants  (1)
    Elementary Technical Writing  (2)
    WRIT Written Communications Core Requirement  (3)
    Introduction to Equine Studies  (4)
    Directed Elective  (3)
    First Year - Spring Semester     (16) Credits
    Applied Agriculture Science  (2)
    Applied Agriculture Science Lab  (1)
    Ag Issues Forum  (1)
    Accounting Procedures I  (3)
    Interpersonal Communications  (3)
    Intro to Public Speaking  (3)
    Business Math  (3)
    Intro to Computers  (3)

    Directed Electives

    Payroll Accounting  (3)
    Principles of Managerial Accounting  (4)
    Functional Anatomy of Domestic Animals/Lab  (4)
    Communicating in a Dynamic Workplace  (2)
    MS Office  (3)
    CDL Operations/Lab  (5)
    Principles of Microeconomics  (3)
    Natural Resource Ecology  (3)
    Hoof Care Science/Lab  (2)
    Professional Hoof Care Provider /Lab  (5)
    Equine Sales & Marketing  (3)
    Oxy-Acetylene Welding  (2)
    Electric Arc Welding  (2)
    Introduction to Equine Studies  (4)
    Horse Conformation/Lab  (4)
    Agricultural Internship  (3)

    Or a class approved by the student's advisor