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Technical Program - Agriculture Production and Management - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

Agriculture Production and Management (AAS.AGPRO)

Associate Degree in Applied Science

This core curriculum is designed for those students who are planning a career in agricultural production, farming, ag production sales, and management or ownership in these areas. While this curriculum is designed for Agricultural Production, it also allows transferability to Illinois State, Southern Illinois and Western Illinois universities.


For more information contact:
Ryan Orrick
217 234 5360
sorrick@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Ryan Orrick
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
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 063 Animal Nutrition +++
2.5
AGR 041 Supervised Occupational Experience I +++
3.5
AGR 121 Farm Business Records +++
2.5
  Total Semester Hours:
14.5 - 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 Ag 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 090 Principles of Agricultural Mechanics +
2.5
AGR 043 Supervised Occupational Experience III +
3
AGR 122 Farm Management +
2.5
Elective
1.5
  Total Semester Hours:
12.5 - 13.5
 
Second Semester
POS 160 American National Government
3
AGR 044 Supervised Occupational Experience IV +++
3.5
AGR 123 Agriculture Marketing +++
2.5
AGR 124 Farm Credit and Finance +++
2
AGR 051 Soil Fertility +++
2.5
  Total Semester Hours:
13.5
 

Suggested Electives
Suggested Electives
AGR 152 Intensive Crop Scouting +++
2.5
AGR 151 GPS/Applications in Ag +
3
AGR 054 Crop Harvesting, Drying and Storage +
2.5
CIS 094 Excel
2
   

Additional Courses
AGR 061 Introduction to Livestock Evaluation +
3
AGR 065 Artificial Insemination Management for Beef and Dairy Cattle +++
1.5
AGR 064 Beef and Dairy Production Skills +++
1.5
AGR 070 Swine Production Skills +++
1.5
AGR 071 Swine Reproduction and Artificial Insemination +++
1
AGR 066 Meat Science +++
2
Total Program Hours: 63 - 68
Last Updated: 11/10/11

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