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

Agriculture Business and Supply (AAS.AGBUS)

Associate Degree in Applied Science

This core curriculum is designed for those students who are planning a career in fertilizer, pest management, agri-business sales, management or ownership in these areas. While this curriculum is designed for Agricultural Business, it also provides transferability to Southern Illinois - Carbondale, Western Illinois and Illinois State universities.

 

Note:  Those students that are considering transfering to a 4-year institution should contact their advisor as soon as possible.


For more information contact:
Mark Niemerg
217-234-5327
mniemerg@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Department Chair or Program Coordinator
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 only offered during the summer term.
2 N/A




First Year
First Semester
ENG 120 Composition I *
3
ENG 098 or Communications I +  
PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology
2 - 3
SOS 050 or Human Relations  
HED 178 Responding to Emergencies
2
AGR 046 Introduction to Agricultural Occupations +
1
AGR 040 Agricultural Mathematics +
2.5 - 3
MAT 116 or General Education Mathematics or higher *  
AGR 050 Soils +
3.5 - 4
AGR 205 or Soil Science *  
  Total Semester Hours:
14 - 16
 
Second Semester
SPE 111 Introduction to Speech Communication
2 - 3
ENG 121 or Composition II *  
ENG 099 or Communications II * +++  
CHM 101 Physical Science II +++
3
AGR 049 OSHA Agricultural Machinery Safety +++
1
AGR 152 Intensive Crop Scouting +++
2.5 - 3
AGR 063 or Animal Nutrition +++  
AGR 041 Supervised Occupational Experience I +++
3.5
Elective **
2
  Total Semester Hours:
14 - 15.5
 
Summer Term
AGR 042 Supervised Occupational Experience II 1
2.5
AGR 120 Agricultural Economics 1
3 - 4
AGR 207 or Introduction to Agriculture Economics  
AGR 053 Integrated Pest Management 1
3
  Total Semester Hours:
8.5 - 9.5
 

Second Year
First Semester
AGR 052 Principles of Crop Production +
3 - 4
AGR 204 or Field Crop Science +++  
AGR 151 GPS/Applications in Ag +
3
AGR 043 Supervised Occupational Experience III +
3
AGR 131 Agricultural Business Financing +
2
AGR 134 Business Analysis and Records +
2
  Total Semester Hours:
13 - 14
 
Second Semester
POS 160 American National Government
3
AGR 044 Supervised Occupational Experience IV +++
3.5
AGR 123 Marketing of Agricultural Products +++
2.5
AGR 132 Retailing of Agricultural Supplies +++
2
AGR 133 Agricultural Salesmanship +++
2.5
Elective **
0.5
  Total Semester Hours:
14
 

Suggested Electives
Suggested Electives
AGR 051 Soil Fertility ** +++
2.5
BUS 085 Accounting Process **
1
CIS 094 Excel **
2
BUS 095 Office Accounting **
3
   

Additional Courses
AGR 061 Introduction to Livestock Evaluation +
3
AGR 064 Beef and Dairy Production Skills +++
1.5
AGR 070 Swine Production Skills +++
1.5
CIS 054 Power Point **
2
Total Program Hours: 63.5 - 69
Last Updated: 11/03/11

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