Academic Programs Catalog

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Institute of Agricultural Technology

Programs
Fruit and Vegetable Crop Management

The Fruit and Vegetable Crop Management program provides students an opportunity to apply practical knowledge and training on the selection, use, and management of fruit and vegetable crops. The program combines classroom instruction and theory with practical experience gained through field laboratories and a professional internship. Graduates of the program are prepared for careers in the fruit and vegetable industry.

Requirements for Fruit and Vegetable Crop Management

Students must complete 60 credits from the following:

1. All of the following courses (23 credits):
ABM 130 Farm Management I 3
AT 202 Agricultural Regulation Compliance and Safety 3
AT 293 Professional Internship in Agricultural Technology 3
CSS 126 Introduction to Weed Management 2
CSS 143 Introduction to Soil Science 2
ENT 110 Applied Entomology of Economic Plants 3
HRT 206 Training and Pruning Plants 1
HRT 207 Horticulture Career Development 1
HRT 218 Irrigation Systems for Horticulture 3
PLP 105 Fundamentals of Applied Plant Pathology 2
2. Complete a minimum of 7 elective credits in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources as approved by the program coordinator in the Institute of Agricultural Technology.
3. Complete 30 credits of additional course work through the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, a community college partner (Montcalm Community College, Muskegon Community College, Northwestern Michigan College, Southwestern Michigan College, Wayne County Community College District, West Shore Community College) or an approved transferring institution. All course work must be approved by the program coordinator in the Institute of Agricultural Technology.
A minimum of 50% of the credits must be completed through the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.