The agriculture industry has an ever-increasing demand for graduates with an agronomy background who can provide decision-making data for the modern producer in the areas of field mapping, predicting field potential, soil sampling/soil analysis, fertility recommendations, yield monitoring, and many other areas. The GPS/GIS Technology degree addresses these areas.
 
Course Outline
 
Required Courses
(17 Courses)
AGRI 2800 must be taken during the summer session after completion of the second semester.
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
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 1580 Ag Sales & Service
AGRI 1650 Soils and Fertility Management
AGRI 1660 Introduction to Agronomy
AGRI 1670 Integrated Pest Management
AGRI 1680 Crop Scouting Techniques
AGRI 1720 Corn and Soybean Production
AGRI 1770 GIS Applications
AGRI 1771 Introduction to Precision Ag
AGRI 1772 Remote Sensing/Image Analysis
AGRI 1773 GIS Problem Solving
AGRI 1774 Electronics Components and Troubleshooting
AGRI 2800 Agriculture Internship
GSWS 1402 Employment Prep & Retention
Total Credits: 45  
 
Elective Courses
Suggested elective: AGRI 2160
See your advisor to select courses that fulfill this requirement.
Total Credits: 6  
 
General Education Required Courses
(3 Courses)
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
ENGL 121 College Composition I - Critical Reading & Writing
GEOG 140 Introduction to Geography
MATH 201 Elementary Statistics
Total Credits: 9  
 
General Education Elective Courses
The remaining General Education credits may be chosen from any of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum goal areas. The following courses are suggested: CMST 121, CHEM 101, MATH 112
See your advisor to select courses that fulfill this requirement.
Total Credits: 11  
 
Total AAS Degree Credits: 72  
Note there is a data error. The section credits total 71 while the credential is listed as having 72 credits.