The two-year Dairy Management program includes all phases of dairy management. Emphasis areas are:
  • Owner/operator
  • Agribusiness
  • Employed manager/Herdsperson
Dairy Management program (diploma) students do a four-week paid internship each October and again in May. Dairy Management (AAS) students do a four-week paid internship in May or June between their feshmen and sophomore year. The internships provide opportunity to apply skills learned in college and to learn new skills that can best be learned on the job.
 
Course Outline
 
Elective Courses
Choose courses from one of the Emphasis areas listed below for a total of 52 credits:
See your advisor to select courses that fulfill this requirement.
Total Credits: 52  
 
Elective Courses
(these courses are not required but are recommended)
Technical Core Required for Ag Business:
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
AGRI 1210 Dairy Cattle Breeding and Reproduction
AGRI 1211 Artificial Insemination
AGRI 1220 Dairy Facilities and Equipment
AGRI 1230 Raising Dairy Replacements
AGRI 1240 Dairy Cattle Anatomy, Physiology & Health
AGRI 1241 Cattle Health Lab
AGRI 1260 Dairy Seminar I
AGRI 1261 Dairy Seminar II
AGRI 1270 Dairy Nutrition
AGRI 1520 Computers in Agriculture
AGRI 1550 Introduction to Ag Business
AGRI 1551 Ag Business Procedures and Records
AGRI 1552 Ag Business Credit and Finance
AGRI 1553 Agri-Business Management and Marketing
AGRI 1580 Ag Sales & Service
AGRI 1640 Ag Commodity Marketing
AGRI 1650 Soils and Fertility Management
AGRI 1660 Introduction to Agronomy
AGRI 1820 Animal Nutrition
AGRI 2100 Farm Shop Repair Skills
AGRI 2800 Agriculture Internship
 
Elective Courses
(these courses are not required but are recommended)
Technical Core Required for Farm Op Emphasis:
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
AGRI 1210 Dairy Cattle Breeding and Reproduction
AGRI 1211 Artificial Insemination
AGRI 1220 Dairy Facilities and Equipment
AGRI 1230 Raising Dairy Replacements
AGRI 1240 Dairy Cattle Anatomy, Physiology & Health
AGRI 1241 Cattle Health Lab
AGRI 1260 Dairy Seminar I
AGRI 1261 Dairy Seminar II
AGRI 1270 Dairy Nutrition
AGRI 1520 Computers in Agriculture
AGRI 1540 Personnel Management for Agricultural Producers
AGRI 1621 Farm Management I
AGRI 1622 Farm Management II
AGRI 1623 Farm Management III
AGRI 1624 Farm Management IV
AGRI 1640 Ag Commodity Marketing
AGRI 1650 Soils and Fertility Management
AGRI 1660 Introduction to Agronomy
AGRI 1820 Animal Nutrition
AGRI 2100 Farm Shop Repair Skills
AGRI 2800 Agriculture Internship
 
Required Courses
(1 Course)
Take additional internship for a total of 6 internship credits.
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
AGRI 2800 Agriculture Internship
Total Credits: 3  
 
Elective Courses
(select 1 credit from the courses below)
Choose either course for a minimum of one credit:
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
AGRI 1201 Applied Mathematics for Agricultural Careers
MATH 112 College Algebra
Total Credits: 1  
 
Technical Elective Courses
(select 10 credits from the courses below)
Highly suggested electives
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
AGRI 1242 Palpation and Ultra-sounding of Dairy Cattle Lab
AGRI 1243 Embryo Transfer
AGRI 1244 Hoof Trimming
AGRI 1720 Corn and Soybean Production
AGRI 1730 Forage Production
AGRI 1761 Agricultural Water Management
AGRI 1771 Introduction to Precision Ag
AGRI 2151 Forage Harvesting/Fall Tillage
GSCL 1141 Spanish Conversation / Culture
Total Credits: 10  
 
Technical Elective Courses
(these courses are not required but are recommended)
Other Technical Electives, or any other course with the AGRI prefix; up to 4 credits non-AGRI prefix course(s).
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
AGRI 1721 Fall Agriculture Field Experience Lab
AGRI 1722 Spring Agriculture Field Experience Lab
WELD 1118 Agricultural Welding
 
General Studies Applied Required Courses
(3 Courses)
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
GSCM 1123 Oral and Written Communication
GSWS 1451 First Aid/Safety
GSWS 1462 Industry Skills
Total Credits: 6  
 
Total Diploma Credits: 72