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 48 credits from the following:

1. All of the following courses (18 credits):
AT 202 Agricultural Regulation Compliance and Safety 3
AT 293 Professional Internship in Agricultural Technology 3
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. Completion of 9 additional elective credits in the college as approved by the program coordinator in the Institute of Agricultural Technology.
3. Completion of 21 credits of additional course work through Delta College, Kellogg Community College, Monroe Community College, Montcalm Community College, Muskegon Community College, Northwestern Michigan College, Southwestern Michigan College, Wayne County Community College, or West Shore Community College. All course work must be approved by the program coordinator in the Institute of Agricultural Technology.