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  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Completion Guide

Agriculture Business, A.A.S.



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Program Code: AG151

The Agriculture Business program is a two-year program designed to prepare individuals for jobs in the rapidly expanding field of agriculture supply, distribution and service. Students prepare for a career in selling and retailing agriculture supplies, providing services to farmers regarding the use of agriculture supplies, including applications of Global Positioning Systems, conducting agriculture research and quality control, and operating and managing an agriculture business. Students will receive training in the latest developments in technical agriculture as well as general college subjects and actual work experience in agriculture business through the supervised occupational experience program.

In addition to the broad base of study, the AAS degree program includes 18 weeks of a paid internship work experience in a related agricultural business.*

For further information from the US Department of Labor, go to: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/farmers-ranchers-and-other-agricultural-managers.htm.

*Students are placed in these work experience programs.

General Education Requirements: 15 Semester Hours


Department Electives: 7 Semester Hours


Select 7 hours from any courses with AGRI prefix.

Total Required Hours 64


For further information related to Gainful Employment Information, please refer to http://www.jjc.edu/institutional-research/Pages/GainfulEmploymentDisclosure.aspx.

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