Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Career Cluster

Total Credit Hours: 60 to 65

Courses

general Courses

TITLES

Credit Hours

ENGL 110

COMPOSITION I 

3

COMMUNICATION * 

*see Applied Science Degree Options

3

SOCIAL SCIENCE * 

*see Applied Science Degree Options

3

AGRI 200

INTRODUCTORY SOIL SCIENCE

4

MATHEMATICS * 

*see Applied Science Degree Options

3

HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *

*see Applied Science Degree Options

3

PROGRAM COURSES

TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

AGBUS 111

ECONOMICS OF AGRICULTURE 

3

AGBUS 112

AGRICULTURAL SALES 

2

AGBUS 115

COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IN AGRICULTURE 

3

AGBUS 200

OCCUPATIONAL INTERNSHIP AND SEMINAR I 

4

AGBUS 211

AGRICULTURE BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

3

AGBUS 212

MARKETING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS 

3

AGBUS 214

OCCUPATIONAL INTERNSHIP AND SEMINAR II

4

AGMEC 117

PRINCIPLES OF AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS 

3

AGRI 113

PRINCIPLES OF SOIL FERTILITY 

3

AGRI 201

CROP PRODUCTION 

4

AGRI 203

INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT 

3

AGRICULTURAL SPECIALIZATION ** 

6 to 11

* See specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.
** Students who wish to specialize in Agricultural Business Management should complete: AGRI 111, AGRI 118, AGRI 121, AGRI 114 OR AGRI 221; Students who wish to specialize in Agronomy should complete: AGRI 118, AGRI 121, AGRI 205, AGRI 221; Students who wish to specialize in Precision Agriculture should complete: AGRI 121, AGRI 205, AGRI 221, AGRI 244; Students who wish to specialize in Animal Sciences should complete: AGRI 111, AGRI 114, AGRI 235.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester

Courses

1st Semester

ENGL 110; AGBUS 111; AGRI 200; Mathematics; Social Science

2nd Semester

AGRI 113; Communication; Humanities/Fine Arts; Specialization course(s)

Summer Semester

AGRI 201; AGRI 203; AGRI 205 (if required)

1st Semester

AGBUS 112; AGBUS 200; AGBUS 115; AGMEC 117; Specialization course(s)

2nd Semester

AGBUS 211; AGBUS 212; AGBUS 214; AGRI 114 or AGRI 221 (as required)

Department Contact Information

Agricultural and Industrial Technologies
East Peoria Campus, AIT Building, Room 209
(309) 694-5510