Associate of Applied Science Degree
The agriculture program at Monroe County Community College provides students with a solid background in plant and soil science, precision agriculture, agriculture management, entomology, plant pathology and additional fundamentals of core business courses.
Career Opportunities in Agribusiness
Graduates typically will find employment opportunities in:
- Agribusiness opportunities such as farm insurance, commodity marketing, farm supply businesses
- Crop and farm product processing facilities
- Crop production management
- Equipment retail sales and service
- Farm operations
- Production and agriculture service companies
Program and Transfer Information
Michigan State University and MCCC have partnered together to offer students an opportunity to earn a certificate in agricultural operations and an associate of applied science in agri-business. The certificate, awarded by MSU, will include 34 credits of agriculture-oriented courses through the Institute of Agricultural Technology. The associate of applied science awarded by MCCC will include 34 credits offered by the MSU/Institute of Agricultural Technology plus 19-20 general education credits and a minimum of 9 elective credits from MCCC to equal 62-63 total credits.
Students wishing to work toward a bachelor’s degree may receive preferred transfer status at Michigan State University after earning the associate degree at MCCC.
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Note: The following codes identify courses that satisfy MCCC’s General Education Requirements:
(C1) GE Natural Sciences Competency
(C2) GE Mathematics Competency
(C3) GE Writing Competency
(C4) GE Computer Literacy Competency
(C5) GE Human Experience Competency
(C6) GE Social Systems Competency