Agriculture

Associate in Science Degree -Agricultural Science & Technology [Approved January 16, 2007]

Upon completion of the specified degree, the student should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate effective animal husbandry skills, analyze the current market in order to sell the crop or animal at a premium and report the profit or loss, in a ranching situation.
  2. Apply effective business, sales and marketing skills when presented with an agribusiness situation. 

Associate in Arts Degree – University Studies:  Emphasis in Agriculture Sciences [Approved June 10, 2008]

Upon completion of the specified degree, the student should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate effective animal husbandry skills, analyze the current market in order to sell the crop or animal at a premium and report the profit or loss, in a ranching situation.
  2. Apply effective business, sales and marketing skills when presented with an agribusiness situation. 

Certificate of Achievement - Agricultural Science & Technology [Approved January 16, 2007]

Upon completion of the specified certificate, the student should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate effective animal husbandry skills, analyze the current market in order to sell the crop or animal at a premium and report the profit or loss.
  2. Apply effective business, sales and marketing skills when presented with an agribusiness situation in a ranching situation. 

Certificate of Accomplishment - Animal Science [Approved March 11, 2008]

Upon completion of the specified certificate, the student should be able to:

  1. Evaluate Common Management practices for farm animal health and reproduction.
  2. Evaluate a genetic data sheet and rank the animals for a given scenario.
  3. Plan a ranch management calendar for major animal species.
  4. Plan a breeding program to maximize maternal heterosis.
  5. Balance a ration using least cost principles.
  6. Evaluate an animal production operation evaluating all production practices.

Certificate of Accomplishment  - Horsemanship [Approved January 16, 2007]

Upon completion of the specified certificate, the student should be able to:

  1. Analyze pedigrees, evaluate horses for correct structure and balance, and select the most complete horse for the required task and design appropriate training program.
  2. Demonstrate comprehension of correct procedures for horses and apply those practices in order to produce a well-trained horse in the Western or English disciplines.

Certificate of Accomplishment  - Horticulture [Approved January 16, 2007]

Upon completion of the specified certificate, the student should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate correct seeding, propagation, transplanting, and watering techniques and use these skills to grow healthy plants.
  2. Demonstrate comprehension of soils, fertilizers, botany and greenhouse growing techniques and apply this understanding in order to successfully raise horticulture plants.
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