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 55 credits from one of the options listed below:
See your advisor to select courses that fulfill this requirement.
Total Credits: 55  
 
Elective Courses
(these courses are not required but are recommended)
Technical Core required courses for Ag Business Emphasis. (Note: May choose either AGRI 1201 or MATH 112)
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
AGRI 1001 Ag Orientation
AGRI 1201 Applied Mathematics for Agricultural Careers
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 courses for Farm Operations Emphasis. (Note: May choose either AGRI 1201 or MATH 112)
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
AGRI 1001 Ag Orientation
AGRI 1201 Applied Mathematics for Agricultural Careers
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
 
Elective Courses
(select 1 credit from the courses below)
Highly suggested electives. Choose one of the following or any other course with the AGRI prefix.
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
AGRI 1242 Palpation and Ultra-sounding of Dairy Cattle Lab
AGRI 1243 Embryo Transfer
AGRI 1244 Hoof Trimming
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: 1  
 
Elective Courses
(these courses are not required but are recommended)
Other Technical Electives.
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
AGRI 1721 Fall Agriculture Field Experience Lab
AGRI 1722 Spring Agriculture Field Experience Lab
AGRI 2191 CDL - Preparation for Written Test
AGRI 2192 CDL - Preparation for Road Test
WELD 1118 Agricultural Welding
 
General Studies Applied Required Courses
(1 Course)
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
GSWS 1451 First Aid/Safety
Total Credits: 1  
 
General Education Elective Courses
(select 6 credits from the courses below)
Choose one CMST and one ENGL course.
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
CMST 121 Introduction to Communication
CMST 220 Public Speaking
CMST 225 Small Group Communication
ENGL 121 College Composition I - Critical Reading & Writing
ENGL 122 College Composition II: Writing with Sources
ENGL 123 Scientific and Technical Writing
Total Credits: 6  
 
General Education Elective Course List
General Education courses will be selected from at least three (3) of the ten (10) goal areas of the Minnesota Transfer curriculum. Courses can be taken from any of the ten (10) goal areas.
See your advisor to select courses that fulfill this requirement.
Total Credits: 9  
 
Total AAS Degree Credits: 72