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  Sep 23, 2017
 
Catalog 2017-18

Agriculture Science AAS


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Two-Year Associate of Applied Science Degree

The AAS in Agriculture Science is designed for those students seeking a career in the agriculture industry and to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful as an entrepreneur, employee, or as a student at a four-year institution. The curriculum is closely aligned with both the Oregon and national standards for agriculture and natural resource education.

Students will receive education in animal science, plant science, soil science, agribusiness management, agriculture mechanization, and natural resource management. The combination of these skills and abilities will prepare students for the exciting challenges awaiting them in the field of agriculture.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Explain the size and scope of the agriculture industry and their place in it.
  • Apply a greater degree of agricultural literacy.
  • Make decisions based on biological and economic data in order to maximize the effectiveness of agricultural systems.
  • Explain the wide array of employment and career opportunities in the agriculture industry.
  • Interpret scientific information to discern between scientific truths and individual bias.
  • Use technical skills that will benefit them as an agriculturalist.

Program Requirements


Number of credit hours necessary for completion: 107

Required Courses


Student Success


Communications


Computation


Art and Letters


Students must select one course in this requirement. 3.00 credits

Social Sciences


Three credits are required.

Science / Math / Computer Science


A complete series of three courses with labs required.

Recommended Courses


12 to 15 credits are required.  

Arts and Letters Additional Course Options


Social Sciences Additional Course Options


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