Academic Calendar Fall 2017

Agriculture Technology

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Agriculture Technology diploma

Program requirements

For entrance requirements and other details for all Agriculture Technology programs, please see this section.

Fees and additional costs

See the Fees and Other Costs section. In addition to tuition fees, you should budget approximately $1,500 for the year for textbooks, field trips, and supplies.

Program outline

First year

First-year students must complete the requirements of either the Horticulture Crop Production and Protection certificate or the Livestock Production certificate 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 (Livestock Production or Horticulture Crop Production and Protection) determines which courses must be taken.

Semester III (Fall)

Course Title Credits
AGRI 247 Enterprise Project: Part I 3
AGRI 272 Agriculture Seminar Series 3
AGRI 311 Sustainable Soil Management 3
ECON 100 Principles of Microeconomics
or ECON 101 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
CMNS 251 Professional Report Writing 3
In even-numbered years, students specializing in livestock production must also take:
AGRI 239 Management and Production of Beef, Sheep, and Goats 3
In odd-numbered years, students specializing in livestock production must also take:
AGRI 256 Management and Production of Poultry and Swine 3
In even-numbered years, students specializing in Horticulture Crop Production and Protection option must also take:
AGRI 321 Vegetable Crop Production: Science and Practice 3
In odd-numbered years, students specializing in Horticulture Crop Production and Protection option must also take:
AGRI 323 Fruit Crop Production: Science and Practice 3

Semester IV (Winter)

Course Title Credits
AGRI 212 Introduction to On-Farm Food Safety, Quality and Security 3
AGRI 248 Enterprise Project: Part II 3
AGRI 292 Practicum II 3
AGRI 306 Field Techniques in Pest Management 3
AGRI 371 Sustainable Holistic Agriculture: Planning and Practices 3
BUS 120 Essentials of Marketing 3

Course listings

For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.

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