Agriculture Agronomy | AS - Western Iowa Tech Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Agriculture Agronomy | AS

Agriculture Agronomy | AS

Associate of Science
Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes Transfer Options

The Agronomy Transfer program provides students with the opportunity to earn an Associate of Science (AS) degree, which will transfer to many four-year institutions. This program relates directly to students interested in pursuing careers in agronomy sales, field agronomy, precision agronomy, risk management, sales and marketing, crop specialists, custom agronomy applicators, research and development, and grain marketing operations.

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.

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Career Options

People with these jobs plant and harvest crops, maintain landscaping, and work in nurseries and greenhouses.

Required Classes for Agriculture Agronomy | AS

 SDV 108 College Experience 1
 AGC 216 Career Seminar  2
 AGA 154 Fundamentals of Soil Science  3
 ENG 105 Composition I 3
 ACC 131 Principles of Accounting I 4
 PHI 105 Introduction to Ethics  3
ENG 106 Composition II 3
AGS 113 Survey of the Animal Industry 3
AGS 319 Animal Nutrition 3
MAT 121 College Algebra 4
AGA 114 Principles of Agronomy 3
MAT 157 Statistics 4
ECN 130 Principles of Microeconomics 3
CHM 122 Introduction to General Chemistry 4
BIO 116 General Biology IB 4
ELE XXX Elective 1
PHI 101 Intro to Philosophy 3
AGC 420 Issues in Agriculture 3
SOC 108 Fundamentals in Diversity 3
SPC 112 Public Speaking 3
BIO 117 General Biology IIB 4

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: $12,608.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $12,672.00 *
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.