Academic Programs Catalog

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Institute of Agricultural Technology

Agricultural Operations

The Agricultural Operations program provides students with a solid background in plant and soil science, precision agriculture, water management, entomology, plant pathology and business management. It exposes students to exciting opportunities available in the industry.

Requirements for Agricultural Operations

Students must complete 55 credits from the following:

1. All of the following courses (29 or 30 credits):
ABM 130 Farm Management I 3
AE 131 Agricultural Water Resource Management 3
AE 143 Application of Precision Agriculture Technologies 3
AT 202 Agricultural Regulation, Compliance and Safety 3
AT 293 Professional Internship in Agricultural Technology 3
CSS 101 Introduction to Crop Science 3
CSS 105 Agricultural Industries Seminar 1
CSS 135 Crop Scouting and Investigation 3
CSS 143 Introduction to Soil Science 2
ENT 110 Applied Entomology of Economic Plants 3
PLP 105 Fundamentals of Applied Plant Pathology 2
2. Completion of a minimum of 5 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, Glen Oaks Community College, Kellogg Community College, Monroe Community College, Montcalm Community College, Muskegon Community College, Northwestern Michigan College, Southwestern Michigan College, or West Shore Community College. All course work must be approved by the program coordinator in the Institute of Agricultural Technology.