Agriculture Education

  • Credits: 60
  • Degree Type: A.S.
  • Location: Thief River Falls

Program Overview

Agriculture is an important and multifaceted industry across the globe. The United States and Minnesota are known and on the forefront of teaching our future agriculturists. Agricultural Education is an opportunity to utilize your agricultural skills and talents to discover, engage and teach our future agriculturists. Agriculture Education provides the opportunity to impact lives by educating others about this vital industry and mainstay of our country.

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Program Course Listings

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Required Courses

Course # Course Name Credit(s)
AGRG 1100 Intro to Agriculture 3
AGRG 1105 Agribusiness & Records 3
AGRG 1110 Intro to Animal Science 4
AGRG 1125 Food Products 3
AGRG 1300 Plant Science 4
AGRG 1500 Careers in Ag Educ 1
AGRG 2500 Early Experience Ag Ed 1
ANSC 1350 Companion Animals 3
EDUC 2250 Intro to Education 3
BIOL 1111 Biological Prin I 4
CHEM 1020 Intro to Chemistry 4
ECON 2201 Microeconomics 3
ENGL 1111 Composition I 3
ENGL 1112 Composition II 3
PHIL 1101 Intro to Philosophy 3
PHIL 1102 Intro to Ethics 3
SOCI 1101 Intro to Sociology 3
SPCH 1101 Intro to Public Speaking 3
  G8: Global Perspect Elec 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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