Agricultural Sciences/Agricultural Equipment Operator AGR.S.ATS

Associate of Technical Studies - 65 Credit Hours

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Veterinary Technology
Effective as of Fall 2017

What is the program about?

This degree uses courses from existing technical certificates as well as a general education base to fulfill an educational need for agricultural studies within the Miami Valley. Individuals seeking an agricultural degree will be able to tailor their degree toward a specific area of interest within agricultural studies. The major areas of concentration will be: Animal Production, Precision Agriculture and Agricultural Equipment Operator.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety methods and basic technical skills used in the area of agriculture in which they specialize, through summative and psychomotor assessments.
  • Show progressive improvement in customer service and business management skills through formative and summative assessments through the chosen course of study.
  • Demonstrate, through success both on summative assessments and completion of projects, the impact that agriculture has on the local and global economy.

Career Opportunities

Agricultural service technician, equipment operator, manufacturing; Seasonal agricultural workers, mechanical workers; Agricultural Sales Representatives; Extension officers; Chemical, Pesticide, and Fertilizer specialists; Breeding/Reproductive Specialists; Nutritional Consultants; Feed store managers; Farm Management; Precision farming specialist; list is not inclusive of all possibilities.

Curriculum

Course Title Credits
ACC 1100 Small Business Accounting 3
AGR 1160 Introduction to Agriculture Science 1
AUT 1102 Introduction to Automotive Service 2
AUT 1108 Automotive Engine Systems 4
AUT 1114 Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems I 3
AUT 1146 Automotive Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning Systems 3
AUT 1165 Automotive Brake Systems 3
AUT 2240 Automotive Diesel Systems 2
AVT 1101 Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems 2
AVT 1104 UAS Standards, Regulations & Law 1
AVT 1112 UAS Precision Agriculture 2
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
BIS 1400 Customer Service 3
BTN 1110 Biotechnology & Bioethics 3
COM 2211 Effective Public Speaking 3
EGR 1217 Fluid Power & Control 2
EGV 1101 Alternate & Renewable Energy Sources 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
FST 1555 Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) 3
GLG 1401 Environmental Geology 4
GLG 1411 Environmental Geology Laboratory 0
MAN 1107 Foundations of Business 3
(MAT 1120 OR MAT 1130 OR Ohio Transfer Module: Mathematics Elective) 3
Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective OR Ohio Transfer Module: Natural & Physical Sciences Elective OR Ohio Transfer Module: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective) 6
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.