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Agribusiness Science & Technology Agronomy

Fox Valley Technical College
Program overview
Flexible
Full time/part time
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Appleton
Spring 2021

Appleton
Summer 2021

Appleton
Fall 2021

Program description

Agribusiness Science & Technology Agronomy

You’ll be ready for a career in precision agriculture, cropping systems, fertilizer, integrated pest management, farm management and farm supply areas of agriculture with the Agribusiness/Science Technology – Agronomy degree. Through hands-on learning, you’ll gain skills in integrated pest management, marketing, soil science, nutrient management, crop production, agronomy equipment, Geographic Information Systems/Global Positioning Systems (GIS/GPS) technology and computers, as well as sales and agribusiness. This program will open doors to a variety of agribusiness careers.

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Admission requirements

Skills Assessment

An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.


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Program content

Technical Studies

  • Integrated Pest Mgmt & Weed Identification
  • Agricultural Crop Production
  • Introduction to Agribusiness
  • Agronomy Equipment
  • Precision Ag Overview
  • Agricultural Marketing
  • Crop Scouting Training
  • Animal Science Fundamentals
  • Crop Science
  • Agribusiness Work Experience
  • Introduction to Soils
  • Commercial Vegetable Production
  • Agribusiness Sales
  • Nutrient Management Principles
  • GIS Applications

General Studies

  • Written Communication
  • Oral/Interpersonal Comm
  • Math w Business Apps
  • Economics
  • Psychology of Human Relations

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Tuition fees

Estimated program cost: $9,631.56

Qualification

Degree: Associate Degree (AAS)

Credit Points: 60 Credits

Program Outcomes

  • Analyze opportunities in agriculture
  • Apply relevant technologies
  • Demonstrate professionalism skills within the agricultural career areas
  • Develop a crop management plan
  • Develop a management plan in agriculture

Career opportunities

  • Crop Applicators
  • Agricultural Sales
  • Fertilizer and Seed Technicians
  • Precision Agriculture Technicians

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About this institute

Fox Valley Technical College

Want to prepare for a career that is cutting edge? At Fox Valley Technical College you get a hands on, high-tech education that prepares you for the workplace of tomorrow. Fox Valley Technical College has been the college of choice...


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Why study at Fox Valley Technical College

Fox Valley Technical College focuses on high-tech education.

Contact info

Fox Valley Technical College

1825 N. Bluemound Drive
54912 Appleton Wisconsin
United States of America (USA)

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www.fvtc.edu

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