Agriculture Management | AAS - Western Iowa Tech Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Agriculture Management | AAS

Agriculture Management | AAS

Associate of Applied Science
Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes Transfer Options
This program is eligible for free tuition

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.

Meet Your Advisor

Nicholas Demke
Nicholas Demke
Educational Coordinator
Sioux City Campus
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Transfer to a Four-Year School

If a bachelor's degree is your educational goal, getting a head start on your major has never been easier. You can apply the credits from this associate degree toward a bachelor's degree at a four-year college and university. To make the most of your time and money, tell your advisor about your transfer plans early in the admissions process.

Four-Year College Agreements

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  
MGT 101 Principles of Management 3
ECN 130 Principles of Microeconomics 3
AGB 336 Agriculture Selling 3
AGB 451 Agricultural Law 3
AGC 420 Issues in Agriculture 3
AGC 403 Sustainable Agriculture 2
AGX XXX Agriculture Electives  
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


Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Brett Oetken
Brett Oetken
Agriculture Instructor
Sioux City Campus, Room C111
Greg Strong
Greg Strong
Division Chair
Sioux City, Room B109

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $12,805.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $12,870.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,075.00/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.