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LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

CURRICULUM GUIDE

 

Precision Agriculture

Associate in Applied Science Degree

 

Curriculum Code: 0896  (Effective Fall 2004 - Summer 2009)

 

This program prepares students for positions in site specific agricultural management, sustainable development, and related technological applications in today's agribusiness operations. Positions such as integrated pest management technologists, custom applicators, technology resource managers, crop advisory specialists, and dealer consultants are some of the newly-evolving careers in this exploding technology field. Emphasis on the geospatial computer technologies of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) as well as remote sensing will be stressed. In addition, State Department of Agriculture pesticide re-certification credits are available upon successful completion of specific courses within this program. The National Science Foundation has selected this program as a national model curriculum. Not all courses in this program transfer to all colleges.  Students planning to transfer should see an academic advisor or counselor before enrolling in any course.

 

PREREQUISITES
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for skills assessment and advising information.

 

INFORMATION
Contact the Manufacturing and Land Technologies Department, West Campus Building, Room M103, telephone number (517) 483-1336.

 

REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  68 CREDITS

CODE

TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

AGRI 101

Principles/Precision Agritech

2

AGRI 106

Disease/Insect Agrinomic Crops

2

AGRI 200

Vegetation and Weed Management

3

AGRI 201

Prin/Sustainable Agriculture

3

AGRI 202

Agri Soils and Crop Management

3

AGRI 211

Agricultural Crop Production

3

AGRI 212

Vegetable Crop Production

3

AGRI 213

Ag Site Specific Research Tech

3

BIOL 120

Environmental Science

4

GRET 205

Principles Geographic Info Sys

3

GRET 210

Global Positioning Systems

3

GRET 240

Cartography in GIS

3

GRET 241

Remote Sens/AirPhoto Interpret

3

GRET 243

ORACLE/Geographic Info Sys

3

GRET 253

Basics of ARC/View

3

GRET 255

Beginning ARC/Info

3

GRET 258

ARC/View Extensions G.I.S.

3

HORT 102

Intro Ornamental Horticulture

3

LAND 282

Computer Draft/Dsgn Land Arch

3

MATH 119

Investigations with Math

3

MGMT 234

Diversity in the Workplace

3

SPCH 110

Oral Communication in the Workplace

3

WRIT 124

Technical Writing

3

 

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  0 CREDITS

Complete the indicated number of credits from EACH CHOICE listed below.

 

CHOICE 1:  General Education Core Areas

0 Credits

(See General Education Core Requirements for information on how to fulfill these requirements.  Core area proficiency exams, where appropriate, are available for each core area.)

 

Communication Core Area (See Note 1)

0

 

Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area (See Note 1)

0

 

Mathematics Core Area (See Note 1)

0

 

Science Core Area (See Note 1)

0

 

Writing Core Area (See Note 1)

0

 

 

MINIMUM TOTAL

68

 

NOTE:

 

1.

Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for this Core area.

 

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

 

I

II

III

IV

AGRI 101

AGRI 106

AGRI 200

AGRI 201

GRET 205

AGRI 202

AGRI 211

AGRI 212

GRET 240

BIOL 120

GRET 210

AGRI 213

HORT 102

GRET 241

GRET 243

GRET 255

LAND 282

GRET 253

GRET 258

MATH 119

WRIT 124

SPCH 110

MGMT 234

 

                 

 

 



 
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