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Technical Program - Agriculture Business - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

Agriculture Business (CRT.AGBUS)

Certificate

The Agriculture Business certificate program is designed to prepare students for employment in beginning management and sales capacities in agriculture businesses including elevators, fertilizer companies and feed companies.


For more information contact:
Jon Althaus
217-234-5208
jalthaus@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
1 Course offered in Summer Term Only
2 N/A




First Year
First Semester
AGR 040 Agriculture Math +
2.5 - 3
MAT 116 or General Education Mathematics or higher *  
AGR 052 Crop Production +
3 - 4
AGR 204 or Field Crop Science +++  
AGR 060 Animal Husbandry +
3
AGR 050 Soils +
3.5 - 4
AGR 205 or Soil Science  
AGR 131 Agricultural Business Financing +
2
AGR 134 Business Analysis and Records +
2
  Total Semester Hours:
16 - 18
 
Second Semester
AGR 049 OSHA Ag Machinery Safety +++
1
AGR 111 Introduction to Ag Software +++
2
AGR 123 Marketing of Agricultural Products +++
2.5
AGR 132 Retailing of Agricultural Supplies +++
2
AGR 133 Agriculture Salesmanship +++
2.5
AGR 041 S.O.E. I +++
3.5
Electives
2
  Total Semester Hours:
15.5
 
Summer Term
AGR 120 Agriculture Economics 1
3 - 4
AGR 207 or Introduction to Agriculture Economics  
AGR 053 Integrated Pest Management 1
3
AGR 042 S.O.E. II 1
2.5
  Total Semester Hours:
8.5 - 9.5
 

Suggested Electives
Suggested Electives
AGR 124 Farm Credit and Finance ** +++
2
AGR 051 Soil Fertility ** +++
2.5
AGR 063 Animal Nutrition ** +++
2.5
AGR 151 GPS/Applications in Agriculture ** +
3
AGR 152 Intensive Crop Scouting ** +++
3
   

Total Program Hours: 40 - 43

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