Agriculture - Associate in Applied Science

Curriculum Code: 650

Program Information
Students learn propagating, growing and maintaining of agricultural and horticultural crops. Graduates may choose from a variety of career related fields such as greenhouse, nursery, orchard and garden center management, or sales for retail and wholesale companies.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate AAS programs are designed for students who want to enter a career directly after graduating but those who change their plans find that most, sometimes all, of their CCC credits transfer to four-year colleges. Students are encouraged to visit the NJ transfer website: www.njtransfer.org for transfer course equivalencies. The latest technology and learning tools support your education for a wide range of employment opportunities.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Apply knowledge of the Anatomy and Physiology of vascular plants by identifying, selecting and managing agricultural crops. •Successfully propagate a variety of plants using specific propagation techniques. •Produce a plan to organize and operate an Agriculture enterprise. •Locate, retrieve, and critically evaluate information and information sources. •Gain knowledge of field work in production agriculture.


Employment Opportunities:
Greenhouse production, nursery production, orchard and garden center management, or sales for retail and wholesale companies

Program Requirements (37-39)
Credits
AG
105
Introduction to Agricultural Science
3
AG
201
Agricultural Marketing
3
AG
207
Agricultural Pest Control
4
OH
103
Plant Science
4
OH
104
Plant Propagation
3
OH
109
Research/Internship
1
OH
201
Introduction to Soil Science
4
OH
204
Greenhouse Management
4
Program Elective
3
Program Elective
3
Program Elective
3
Program Elective
2-4

General Education Requirements (26)
Credits
EN
101
English Composition I
3
EN
102
English Composition II or
EN
103
Technical Writing
3
Mathematics Elective
3
BI
101
General Biology I
4
CH
101
General Chemistry I
4
Social Science Elective
3
Humanities Elective
3
Diversity Elective
3
Elective Requirements
Credits
AG
102
Equipment Operation
2
AG
203
Fruit Production
3
AG
206
Vegetable Production
3
OH
106
Plant Materials
3
OH
108
Herbaceous Plants
3
OH
202
Landscape Design I
4
OH
203
Turf Management
3
OH
208
Nursery Management
3

Total Credits: (63-65)