Academic Catalog

Technical Agriculture, Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

EKU Campus

Program Requirements

CIP Code: 01.9999

University Graduation Requirements
General Education
Choose from 19 hours of the following:19
Cell and Molecular Biology (Element 4) G
Ecology and Evolution
Introductory Chemistry
and Introductory Chemistry Lab (Element 4) G
Chemistry for the Health Sciences
and Health Science Chemistry Lab (Element 4) G
Economic Reasoning and Issues (Element 5B) G
Reading, Writing, and Rhetoric (Element 1A) G
First Year Writing Seminar
Research, Writing, and Rhetoric (Element 1B) G
Mathematics with Applications (Element 2) G
Choose from three hours of Element 3A or 3B G
Student Success Seminar
SCO 100Student Success Seminar (waived for transfers with 30+ hrs.)1
Major Requirements
Core Courses
AGR 125Principles of Animal Science3
AGR 126Animal Science Laboratory1
Choose from one of the following:4
Plant Science
and Plant Science Laboratory
Plant Science
and Plant Science Laboratory
AGR 213Principles of Agricultural Mechanics and Energy Systems3
AGR 215Principles of Soils3
AGR 216Principles of Soils Laboratory1
AGR 304Pest Management4
or OHO 304 Horticulture Pest Management
AGR 305Professional Skills Seminar1
AGR 308Agricultural Economics3
Choose from three hours of practicum3
Choose from 0-3 hours of departmental electives0-3
Students must select one of the following Concentrations:11-14
Agricultural Systems Management
Agribusiness Management
Greenhouse and Fruit/Vegetable Production
Landscape Horticulture
Livestock Management
Turfgrass Management
Total Hours57-63

Courses meeting general education requirements.


Agricultural Systems Management

Concentration Courses
AGR 115Operation of Agricultural Equipment2
AGR 301Directed Work Experience1
AGR 362Hydraulic Systems2
AGR 381Agriculture Structures3
AGR 383Diesel Power Systems3
Total Hours11

Agribusiness Management

Concentration Courses
AGR 310Principles of Agribusiness Management3
AGR 350Agricultural Marketing3
AGR 409Agriculture Business Records and Analysis3
AGR 349Applied Learning in Agriculture3
or AGR 440 Agricultural Financing
Total Hours12

Greenhouse and Fruit/Vegetable Production

Concentration Courses
OHO 372Horticulture Retail and Wholesale Management2
OHO 373Fruit Production3
OHO 374Vegetable Production3
OHO 375Post Harvest Technology of Horticultural Crops3
OHO 388Greenhouse Operation and Management3
Total Hours14

Landscape Horticulture

Concentration Courses
OHO 365Plant Identification3
OHO 370Landscape Operations Management2-3
or OHO 372 Horticulture Retail and Wholesale Management
OHO 391
OHO 392
Landscape Design and Methods
and Landscape Construction Techniques
Total Hours11-12

Livestock Management

Concentration Courses
AGR 225Evaluation and Selection of Livestock3
or AGR 330 Animal Products
AGR 321Feeds and Feeding4
Choose from 3-4 hours of ANSCI electives3-4
Choose from 3-4 hours of production electives3-4
Total Hours13-15

Turfgrass Management

Concentration Courses
OHO 351Turf Grass Management4
OHO 353Sports Turf Management3
OHO 354Irrigation Systems and Horticultural Equipment3
OHO 370Landscape Operations Management3
Total Hours13