AA/AS – Concentration in Agriculture

This curriculum is designed for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution in degree programs such as agriculture, agronomy, animal science, agriculture engineering, natural resources and environmental sciences. This program is part of the Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources Career Cluster.

The listed sequence of courses provides guidance for students so that they can complete this program of study in the most efficient manner. This sequence assumes that students have met college academic placement and/or other program requirements. Students are strongly urged to contact a college advisor for assistance in developing their plan for enrolling in courses to meet the program of study.

​Agriculture: 64 Credit Hours

Fall Semester CoursesCredit Hrs.
BIO105Principles of Biology I4
ENG101Composition I3
MAT132Statistics or higher3
Agriculture Electives4
Humanities & Fine Arts3
Spring Semester CoursesCredit Hrs.
BIO106Principles of Biology II4
ENG102Composition II3
BUS250Principles of Micro-Economics3
Agriculture Electives3
Humanities & Fine Arts3
Fall Semester – Suggested CoursesCredit Hrs.
CHE170College Chemistry I5
COM103Speech Communication3
Agriculture Electives4
Humanities & Fine Arts3
Spring Semester CoursesCredit Hrs.
CHE180College Chemistry II5
BUS251Principles of Macro-Economics3
Mathematics Electives3
Social & Behavioral Sciences Electives (Not Economics)3
ElectivesCredit Hrs.
AG 100Intro to Agricultural Economics & Agri-Business4
AG 101Introduction to Ag Mechanization3
AG 102Introduction to Crop Science4
AG 103Introduction to Soil Science4
AG 104Introduction to Animal Science3
AG 105Introduction to Horticultural Science3
AG 106Introduction to Microcomputer Skills in Agriculture3
Agriculture electives should be selected based on the requirements at the transfer institution.
Students must complete at least one IAI approved math course. Science requirements include at least one IAI life science and one IAI physical science, and one of those must be a lab science. Additional math and/or science courses are needed to complete general education requirements for the AS degree.