The Precision Agriculture Diploma prepares individuals to work with industry driven technology in agricultural careers. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for the fast paced and diverse agricultural industry with emphasis on the technology components used in Agriculture. The program includes instruction in the principles of application and management of precision agriculture as it relates to safety, animal science, Global Positioning System (GPS) and geographic information system (GIS), agribusiness, drones, and agronomy. The curriculum implements hands-on use of various technologies used in tractors, spraying, harvesting, agricultural implements, and animal science equipment.
View semester order by campus: Thief River Falls
|Course #||Course Name||Credit(s)|
|AGRG 1100||Intro to Agriculture||3|
|AGRG 1105||Agribusiness & Records||3|
|AGRG 1110||Intro to Animal Science||4|
|AGRG 1115||Intro to Agronomy||4|
|ETAS 1105||Applied Electronics||3|
|PAET 1100||Intro Precision Ag||3|
|PAET 1111||Precision Ag Equipment Op||3|
|PAET 2201||App Precision Farm Sys||3|
|ENGL 1111||Composition I||3|
|G4: Math/Logical Elective ( *See Elective Options Listed Below )||3|
Program Elective Course Options
For this particular pathway, NCTC recommends a student explore further coursework in the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum areas listed below. Need help? Schedule an appointment with a Northland Academic Advisor for assistance in selecting courses.
|Course #||Course Name||Credits|
|G4: Math/Logical Reasoning Electives|
|MATH 1102||Contemporary Math||3|
|MATH 1110||College Algebra||3|
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