Advanced General Agriculture

  • Credits: 30
  • Degree Type: Certificate
  • Location: Thief River Falls

Program Overview

Agriculture has become a highly technical field as a career. A career in the agriculture industry requires knowledge in many fields of agriculture such as: Agribusiness, Animal Science, Plant Science, Biotechnology, Food Products and Processing, Environmental Service, Natural Resources, Power, Structural and Technical Systems. The field of agriculture provides endless opportunities for those looking for a challenging and rewarding job. Careers can be found in many areas such as: livestock nutrition, breeding and management, sales, lending, leadership, education, machinery and equipment management, crops, engineering, genetics, crop protection products, plant food, renewable energies, GPS/GIS, sustainable agriculture, food processing and marketing.

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Program Course Listings

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Required Courses

Course # Course Name Credit(s)
AGRG 1100 Intro to Agriculture 3
AGRG 1105 Agribusiness & Records 3
AGRG 1110 Intro to Animal Science 4
AGRG 1115 Intro to Agronomy 4
AGRG 1120 Intro to Food Products 4
PAET 1100 Intro Precision Ag 3
BIOL 1131 Intro to Natural Resource 3
ENGL 1111 Composition I 3
  G4: Math/Logical Elective ( *See Elective Options Listed Below ) 3

Program Elective Course Options

For this particular pathway, NCTC recommends a student explore further coursework in the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum areas listed below. Need help? Schedule an appointment with a Northland Academic Advisor for assistance in selecting courses.

Course # Course Name Credits
G4: Math/Logical Reasoning Electives
MATH 1102 Contemporary Math 3
MATH 1110 College Algebra 3

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