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Sinclair College

Agricultural Technology AGR.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 31 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Agriculture
Effective as of Fall 2019

What is the program about?

The certificate will prepare students for employment in various areas of agriculture. Completers of this certificate will gain additional expertise in areas including agronomy, large animal science, agricultural economics, retail and customer service.

Program Outcomes

  • Identify and describe key concepts in agriculture such as crop science, agricultural economics, and agricultural finance and accounting.
  • Identify and describe business concepts such as entrepreneurship, management, marketing, economics, accounting, and business principles.
  • Demonstrate safe animal handling techniques including the basics of animal handling and husbandry in an agricultural setting.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use software applications as well as the ability to use various writing strategies.
  • Demonstrate skills for effective oral communication in an agricultural environment.

Career Opportunities

Potential employment in agriculture includes agricultural technician, farm operations, farm retail, farm bureau representative or farm assistant.

Curriculum

Course Title Credits
AGR 1160 Introduction to Agriculture Science 1
AGR 1300 (Agronomy) OR VET 1120 (Introduction to Large Animal Sciences: Handling & Husbandry) 3
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
BIS 1400 Customer Service 3
COM 2206 (Interpersonal Communication) OR COM 2211 (Effective Public Speaking) OR COM 2225 (Small Group Communication) 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
MAN 1107 Foundations of Business 3
MAT 1120 (Business Mathematics) OR Ohio Transfer 36: Mathematics Elective 3
Ohio Transfer 36: Arts & Humanities Elective OR Ohio Transfer 36: Natural & Physical Sciences Elective 3
LAW 1101 (Business Law ) AND AGR 1200 (Agricultural Economics) OR VET 2220 (Principles of Large Animal Reproduction) AND VET 2225 (Principles of Large Animal Nutrition) 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.