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Agriculture Technology diploma

Program requirements

For entrance requirements and other details, please see this section.

Program outline

First Year

First-year students must complete the requirements of one of the certificates (Horticulture Crop Production, Integrated Pest Management, or Livestock Production) before going on to year two. All courses from these certificates apply to the diploma program.

Second Year

In semesters III and IV (second year), your selected program option determines which courses must be taken.

Semester III (Fall)

Course Title Credits
AGRI 207 Solving Practical Problems in Agriculture 3
AGRI 242A Enterprise Project: Part I 2
AGRI 270 Global Issues in Agriculture 3
CMNS 251 Professional Report Writing 3
ECON 100 Principles of Microeconomics  
 or ECON 101 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
In even-numbered years, students specializing in livestock production must also take:
AGRI 138 Swine Production 3
AGRI 238 Equine Production and Management 3
In odd-numbered years, students specializing in livestock production must also take:
AGRI 232 Beef Production 3
AGRI 236 Poultry Production 3
In even-numbered years, students specializing in Horticulture Crop Production and Protection option must also take:
AGRI 222 Vegetable Crop Production 3
In odd-numbered years, students specializing in Horticulture Crop Production and Protection option must also take:
AGRI 223 Fruit Crop Production 3
Students in the Horticulture Crop Production and Protection option must also select one of the following courses which has not been completed previously:
AGRI 200 Introduction to IPM 2
AGRI 220 Plants in the Landscape 2
AGRI 294 Basic Landscape Design 3

Semester IV (Winter)

Course Title Credits
AGRI 121 Principles of On-Farm Food Safety 1
AGRI 211 Soil Management and Conservation 2
AGRI 230 The Holistic, Sustainable Farm: Planning and Practices 2
AGRI 242B Enterprise Project: Part II 2
AGRI 292 Practicum II 3
BUS 120 Essentials of Marketing 3
Students specializing in livestock production must also take:
AGRI 235 Production of Sheep, Goats and Other Livestock Species 2
Students in Horticulture Crop Production and Protection option must also take:
AGRI 226 Turfgrass Production 2
and one of the following courses which has not been completed previously:
AGRI 205 IPM Techniques and Equipment 2
AGRI 224 Greenhouse Production 2
AGRI 227 Nursery Production and Propagation Practices 2

Course listings

For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.


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