Feb 28, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

Precision Irrigated Agriculture (AAS)

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Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources  |

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Industrial and Engineering Systems  |

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year program leading to an A.A.S. degree in precision irrigated agriculture will prepare the student for a career in the emerging area of precision agriculture by providing the following skills:

  • Industry-related employment skills (communication, computer technology)
  • Irrigation (crops, precision technology, design, maintenance, management)
  • Precision agriculture (technology, data collection, data analysis, recommendations)
  • Crop science (techniques, issues, pest management, trends)
  • Agriculture-related business practices (management, ethics)
  • Agricultural operations (safety, mechanical technology)

This program provides students with a multidisciplinary background in agricultural production, technology and farm management. Students may specialize in one of three areas: irrigation maintenance, data analyst, or farm manager. Students should consult with their advisor to develop an academic plan that reflects their area of interest. The following schedule is illustrative only; an individual student’s schedule may be different.

Program Curriculum

Term 1 Total: 16

Term 2 Total: 14

Term 3 Total: 15

Term 4

Term 4 Total: 15

Term 5

Term 5 Total: 15

Term 6 Total: 17

Total Credits: 92

*NOTE: Components of this degree were updated 6/27/18. For details refer to the Addenda page located at this link:http://catalog.bluecc.edu/content.php?catoid=6&navoid=256

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