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Agriculture Operations

Certificate of Completion

Agriculture Operations

Certificate of Completion

Agricultural Operations: the certificate/associate degree program provides practical training for rewarding careers in production agriculture. Students will take courses related to plant and soil sciences, precision agriculture, pest management, plant disease, farm management, and more. Students will also gain professional experience through a required internship.

With dual enrollment at Delta College and the Michigan State University (MSU) Institute of Agricultural Technology (IAT) the certificate/associate degree coursework will count toward the completion of an associate degree from Delta College and a certificate from MSU.

Agriculture Operations
Delta College courses
Required - Delta College courses

Course Credits Course Title
CHM 111 5 Gen. and Inorganic Chemistry I
     
COM 114 Interpersonal Communication
     
ECN 221 Principles of Macroeconomics
     
ENG 111 College Composition I
     
ENG 112 3 College Composition II
     
LW 221 Fitness and Wellness
     
MTH 122 College Algebra
     
PHL 213 Introduction to Ethics
     
POL 104 4 American Politics w/Project
     
   2-3 Humanities elective
     
    33/34 subtotal      
     

Recommended - Delta College courses
Course Credits Course Title
CST 133  (4) Computer Concepts & Competencies OR
     
CST 134  (3) Micro Computers in Business using MS Office
     
    3/4 subtotal      
     

 

Michigan State University (MSU) courses
Required - MSU courses
Course Credits Course Title
ABM 130 3 Farm Management I
     
 AE 131 Agricultural Water Resource Management
     
AE 143 3 Application of Precision Agriculture Technologies
     
AT 202 3 Agricultural Regulation, Compliance and Safety Course
     
AT 293 3 Professional Internship
     
CSS 101 3 Introduction to Crop Science
     
CSS 105 1 Agricultural Industries Seminar
     
CSS 135 2 Crop Scouting and Investigation
     
CSS 143 2 Fundamentals of Soil Science
     
ENT 110 3 Applied Entomology of Economic Plants
     
PLP 105 3 Plant Diseases and Their Pathogens
     
   5 A minimum of 5 additional MSU elective credits must be
completed with approval from the Program Coordinator
     
    34 Credits      
     
Notes
  • Total Delta College credits required: 33/34
  • Total Michigan State University credits required: 34
  • Total credits required for A.S. degree: 67-68