2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Oct 19, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog

Agriculture, AAS


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Award Granted Upon Completion: Associate in Applied Science in Agriculture
Credits/Contacts Required: 61/62
Major code: 03/304
CIP Code: 010102

Description

The primary purpose of the AAS in Agriculture is to develop technically-prepared, career-ready graduates in agricultural operations. Upon completion, students would also receive a Certificate in Agricultural Operations through Michigan State University. Through a consortium between Bay College and Michigan State University’s Institute of Agricultural Technology, the program goal is to engage students in intensive and practical skill development that will serve to address the needs of the agricultural workforce. 

General Education Requirements (Min 17 Credits)


Requirements (Min 10 credits)


MSU IAT Program Requirements


ABM-130 - Farm Management Credit(s): 3

AE-131 - Agricultural Water Resource Management Credit(s): 3

AE-143 - Application of Precision Agriculture Technologies Credit(s): 3

AT-202 - Agriculture Regulation, Compliance and Safety Credit(s): 3

AT-293 - Professional Internship in Agriculture Technology Credit(s): 3

CSS-101 - Introduction to Crop Science Credit(s): 3

CSS-105 - Agricultural Industries Seminar Credit(s): 1

CSS-126 - Introduction to Weed Management Credit(s): 2

CSS-143 - Introduction to Soil Science Credit(s): 2

ENT-110 - Applied Entomology of Economic Plants Credit(s): 3

PLP-105 - Fundamentals of Applied Plant Pathology Credit(s): 2

XXXX-xxx - Agriculture Electives Credit(s): 6 **

Total - Credit(s): 34

Notes


*  Other mathematics credits may be accepted if higher level

**  Student must also complete a minimum of 6 elective credits in the College of Agriculture and Natural Science Resources within the following disciplines: CSS, HRT, ANS, ABM, AT or AE as approved by the program coordinator in the institute of Agricultural Technology.

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