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C.A.S Agriculture

C.A.S Agriculture

Why Agriculture?

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. Students should consult the catalog of the institution to which they expect to transfer and select appropriate courses in consultation with their advisor.

Graduates of this program will have knowledge in:

  • Animal Science;
  • Animal Nutrition;
  • Farm and Ranch Business Planning;
  • Grazing systems and stocking rates;
  • Basics of crop production.

You May Also be Interested In:

A.A.S. Ag ProductionA.S. Ag & Nat Res PathwayC. Ag & Equine Studies

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Total Credits for Program Completion: 30(31)

  First Year - Fall Semester     14(15) Credits Credits
Intro to Ag & Env Resources1
Introduction to Animal Science3
Natural Resource Conservation3
Montana Range Plants1
Elementary Technical Writing2
Written Communication Elective(3)
Introduction to Equine Studies4
Directed Elective Electives(4)
  First Year - Spring Semester     16 Credits Credits
Applied Agriculture Science & Lab3
Ag Issues Forum1
Accounting Procedures3
Introduction to Public Speaking3
Interpersonal Communication(3)
Business Mathematics3
Introduction to Computers3

Please refer to the the Current Catalog for specific program details.