M. Phillips, D. Johnson, E. LeCompt, R. Miculinich, T. Platt, B. Rogers, J. Willard, T. Wistuba
Students graduating in Agriculture with an Associate degree should possess the following:
- Written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills; and basic math skills that will allow the individual to collect, analyze, interpret, and present information that is used within the agricultural industry.
- An understanding of the basic concepts of the physical and biological sciences and how these sciences are applicable to the field of agriculture.
- An understanding and literacy of all disciplines of agriculture especially to include the disciplines of animal science, agronomy, soils, horticulture, agricultural mechanics, and pest management.
Additional Competencies for Specific Options
An understanding of the principles of economics and management and how they are used in agribusiness.
Equine Technology Option
An understanding of the current principles of equine production.
Ornamental Horticulture Option
- An understanding of the basic principles involved in the production of ornamental crops.
- The ability to utilize ornamental crops for the benefit of society.
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