This program provides a broad agriculture knowledge-base for students. You may secure employment in the areas of production agriculture and agribusiness. Instructional areas include crop production, animal production, finance, management, sales, and marketing. This agriculture degree is offered online. Students may gain relevant hands-on experience with agribusinesses within their locality or beyond.

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Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $12,288.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $12,352.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated housing and meals: $3,825.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.

Transfer Agreements

Western Iowa Tech Community College has articulation agreements with many four-year colleges and universities in the region. Most or all of this degree is accepted by the four-year schools listed below, which means you can continue your education and earn a bachelor's degree. Admissions criteria vary slightly for each school. It is important to talk to your admissions advisor right away to select transferrable classes.

Required Classes for Agriculture Management | AAS

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
AGA 154 Fundamentals of Soil Science 3
AGC 216 Career Seminar 2
AGS 242 Animal Health 3
ENG 105 Composition I 3
SOC 110 Intro to Sociology OR 3
PSY 111 Intro to Psychology 3
AGS 113 Survey of the Animal Industry 3
AGA 114 Principles of Agronomy 3
AGB 235 Introduction to Agriculture Markets 3
AGB 330 Farm Business Management 3
BUS 102 Introduction to Business 3
MAT 772 Applied Math 3
AGT 250 Food and Biosecurity Issues 1
AGB 466 Agriculture Finance 3
AGB 437 Commodity Marketing 3
AGX XXX Agriculture Elective 3
MGT 101 Principles of Management 3
ECN 130 Principles of Microeconomics 3
AGB 210 Agriculture Law 2
AGB 336 Agriculture Selling 3
AGC 420 Issues in Agriculture 3
AGC 403 Sustainable Agriculture 2
AGX XXX Agriculture Electives 2
SPC 112 Public Speaking 3

Agriculture Management AAS Term 3 Fall electives: Agronomy Emphasis: AGP 329; Animal Science Emphasis: AGS 319; Agribusiness Emphasis: AGX XXX

Agriculture Management AAS Term 4 Spring electives: Agronomy Emphasis: AGA 158, AGH 284,AGM 155; Animal Science Emphasis: AGS 226, AGS 319; Agribusiness Emphasis: AGX XXX

Entrance Requirements

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Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Brett Oetken
Agriculture Instructor
712.274.8733 Ext. 1273
Sioux City Campus, Room C111
Greg Strong
Division Chair
712.274.8733 Ext. 1480
Sioux City, Room B109