Agricultural Sciences

Associate in Science, 60 Credits

AVAILABLE IN: Albert Lea, Austin, Owatonna
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COURSE PLAN: Four Semesters
PROGRAM SHEET: PRINT

This degree program prepares students to work with agricultural industries such as food, fiber, and animal research, production, and processing; under supervision, conduct tests and experiments to improve yield and quality of crops or to increase the resistance of plants and animals to disease or insects.  Students may prepare for careers in crop production and natural resource conservation roles.  Graduates may seek employment in areas such as crop management, consulting, agronomy, farm management, and other agricultural careers.  The AS Degree transfers to universities offering majors in Agriculture.  Certificates in Precision Agriculture (17 credits) and Agribusiness (19-20 credits) are offered within the degree plan.

NOTE:  See a Riverland counselor for information on prerequisite and transfer of courses. 

Guaranteed Transfer Agreement

Institution Award Degree Curriculum Agreement
Minnesota State University, Mankato BS - Geography Download PDF
Southwest Minnesota State University BS - Agronomy Download PDF

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