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2022-2023 General Catalog 
2022-2023 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Agricultural Business, AAS

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 The agricultural business program emphasizes courses in business, accounting, and economics, with an agricultural focus. Students in the agricultural business program often choose elective coursework leading to agricultural certificates. Students will gain a broad-based education in agri-business courses such as farm business management, introduction to Ag. business, agricultural selling, introduction to agriculture markets and more. In addition, students will receive practical experience in some of the largest agricultural businesses in the Midwest. Upon the completion of this Associate of Applied Sciences program, students may seek full-time employment in in agricultural finance, farm and ranch operation, commercial farm and ranch management and appraisal, agricultural sales, agricultural marketing, and many other agri-business careers.

Enrollment Date: Fall and/or Spring Semester
Minimum Required Credits: 63
Campus: Fort Dodge
Department: Career and Technical Education
CIP#: 01.01020200

Program Outcomes:

  1. Enhance our partnerships with local industry to fulfill their employment and training needs.
  2. Students will possess the skills needed to be gainfully employed in their chosen career path.
  3. Students will demonstrated competency in the skills needed to satisfy their educational goals.

Program of Study

Total Hours: 15

Total Hours: 15

Summer Session

Total Hours: 3

Third Semester

Total Hours: 15

Total Hours: 15

AAS Degree Total Hours: 63


The following courses are Third or Fourth semester classes only:AGS 401 - Swine Production , AGS 553 - Beef Production , and AGA 271 - Advanced Corn & Soybean Production .

Ag Tech electives must be chosen from the list below.

Footnotes for Degree Requirements:

1 Required general education course.

2 Required elective course.

3 Institutional requirement.

4 May be substituted with a course from the same category on the General Education Course List  .

Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of Iowa Central Community College not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental, or marital status.

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Stacy Ihrig, Executive Director of Human Resources, One Triton Circle, Fort Dodge, Iowa, 50501, Telephone: (515)-574-1138, Email:  concerns@iowacentral.edu, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560, Facsimile: (313) 730-1576, TDD 800-877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

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