Agriculture Education AS
Associate of Science
The Associate of Science in Agri-Business/Agriculture Economics s is designed for
the student planning on a career in the agriculture industry with the intent of transferring
and obtaining a bachelor's degree at a four-year university.
Related Employment Fields
Agricultural Education Instructor, Extension Agent, Farm Educator, Agricultural Outreach Specialist, Agricultural Program Coordinator, Farm Manager, Agricultural Sales Representative, Agricultural Inspector, Agricultural Communications Specialist, Agribusiness Management.
After Colby Community College
Upon transferring to a four-year university. Students will choose an education major in early childhood (birth through third grade), elementary education (kindergarten through Sixth grade) or special education. Secondary education major (sixth through twelfth grade) may choose a specialization (science, math, English or history). Students have the opportunity to complete a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, or an M.Ed.
*Please work with an advisor to see the full Agriculture Elective Course Option List.
Students should speak with their advisor about the best course options to take depending on their preferred transfer school. Each four-year university program has their own specific requirements that may not align with the pathway below.
Students transferring to Kansas State University should take Macroeconomics (EC276) and Animal Science Lab ( AG150).
Students transferring to Fort Hays State University should take both Microeconomics (EC276 ) and Macroeconomics (EC276).
Classes Addressing Student Outcomes
AG106 Ag Economics
AG107 Soil Science
AG117 Crop Science
AG149 Animal Science
AG150 Animal Science Lab
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 64
|AG126||Principles of Livestock Nutrition||3|
|AG149||Principles of Animal Science||3|
|AG150||Principles of Animal Science Laboratory||1|
|AG118||Marketing of Agricultural Products||3|
|EN176||English Composition I||3|
|Humanities Gen. Ed. Course||3|
|AG109||Farm Records & Accounts.||3|
|MA205||Elements of Statistics||3|
|BI177||Biology I w/Lab||5|
|EN177||English Composition II||3|
|AG106||Principles of Agricultural Economics||3|
|ED177||Foundations of Modern Education||3|
|Approved Ag Elective OR Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|Oral Communication Gen. Ed.||3|
|Approved Agriculture Elective*||3|
|Humanities Gen. Ed.||3|
|EC276||Approved Agriculture Elective* OR Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
|ED236||Approved Agriculture Elective* OR Observation & Participation||3|
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|AG101||Agriculture Orientation||1 Credits|
|AG106||Principles of Agricultural Economics||3 Credits|
|AG109||Farm Records & Accounts||3 Credits|
|AG118||Marketing of Agricultural Products||3 Credits|
|AG126||Principles of Livestock Nutrition||3 Credits|
|AG149||Principles of Animal Science||3 Credits|
|AG150||Principles of Animal Science Laboratory||1 Credits|
|AG209||Agricultural law||2 Credits|
|BI177||Biology I w/Lab||5 Credits|
|EC276||Principles of Macroeconomics||3 Credits|
|EC277||Principles Microeconomics||3 Credits|
|ED177||Found of Modern Ed||3 Credits|
|ED236||Observ & Particip||3 Credits|
|EN176||English Composition I||3 Credits|
|EN177||English Composition II||3 Credits|
|MA178||College Algebra||3 Credits|
|MA205||Elements of Statistics||3 Credits|
|PE177||Personal & Community Health||3 Credits|
|PS276||Developmental Psychology||3 Credits|