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Agriculture Education, AAS

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Program Code: A15330


Pathway: Agribusiness Systems

Those curriculums are designed to provide the entrepreneurial and technical skills necessary to manage a profitable, environmentally sound, community based small farm or agricultural business. The objective is the development of a workforce knowledgeable in sustainable agriculture practices.

Students will learn the fundamentals of agriculture, focusing on crop production and business. Emphasis is placed on entrepreneurial and field training. Students will also learn the basic principles of our economic system and government policies and programs relating to agriculture.

Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in agricultural businesses such as equipment, feed, and agricultural supply sales; store management; farm operations; wholesale and retail produce management; nursery operations; and environmental and agricultural education.

Agriculture Education: A program that is designed to provide students with agriculture and education foundation courses. Course work focuses on the foundational aspects of agriculture and education theory. Students will be introduced to classroom theory and management as well as soil, plant, and animal science. This curriculum will provide students with the knowledge and skills to be eligible to become extension agents, farm management specialists, 4-H specialists, crop service representatives, agri-tourism tour guides or work in agriculture sales, or environmental community education programs. Successful completion of the program will provide students with an opportunity to articulate their coursework to university programs in Agriculture Education.

Agriculture Education, AAS Semester-By-Semester Plan  

General Education Hours: 16 Hours

Major Hours: 49 Hours

Other Required Courses: 1 Hour

Total Agriculture Education, AAS: 66 Credits

For more information:

Tiffany Coward
Sustainable Agriculture Program Chair/Instructor

Horticultural Technologies Complex (Building 018), Room 119
Phone: (252) 527-6223, ext. 786
Fax: (252) 527-2109
Email: tbcoward68@lenoircc.edu

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