Agriculture

Our agriculture programs are unique to the state of Montana.  Our coursework encompasses areas such as plant and animal science, range, animal and crop production, and commodity marketing, while integrating technology in areas such as computers, Global Position Systems and Geographic Information Systems,  Students also have the option of including mechanics or business classes to better suit their career goals.  These areas prepare student to work with the complex agriculture machinery, equipment and processes that use advanced technologies.

Bachelor of Science Agricultural Operations Technology – Minor Required

Learning outcomes: AOT Program graduates will demonstrate knowledge in agricultural production, technology and management.

General Education Core33
Required Courses
ANSC 100Introduction to Animal Science3
AGSC 102Agricultural Plant Science3
AGBE 105Ag Marketing3
AGBE 125Intro to Farm Management3
AG 150Intro to Ag Computing3
ENSC 245Soils (Meets CAT III Requirement)3
AGSC 218Crop Production4
AGSC 230Agricultural Pest Management4
ANSC 202Livestock Feeding & Nutrition4
ANSC 262Range Livstck Prod3
NRSM 260Rangeland Management4
AGBE 353Co-op Business Prin & Practice2
AOT 301Global Positioning Systems (CAT VII)3
AGBE 305Ag Commodity Marketing3
AGSC 310Soil & Water Management2
AOT 315Geographic Information Systems3
AGTE 410Agriculture Technology Mgt4
AGBE 499Capstone3
AGSC 498Cooperative Education3
IT 100Introduction to Technology (Meets CAT VII Requirement)3
Minor Lower Division12
Minor Upper Division15
Total minimum credits required for degree/minor120

Associate of Applied Science

Agricultural Mechanics Technology

Learning outcomes: The successful completion of assigned e-training on NAPAAutoTech.com and DATO HVAC.

Required General Education Courses
WRIT 108Elementary Technical Writing 13
Select one of the following: 23
Technical Mathematics
College Algebra
Math for the Liberal Arts
COMX 111Intro to Public Speaking 33
or COMX 115 Intro to Interpersonal Communc
Required Courses
AGTE 230Intro to Ag Machines & Equip2
AGTE 120Forage Implements3
AGTE 130Intro to Agricultural Tractors3
AGTE 225Intro to Grain Harvstng Equip3
AGTE 210Tlg, Plntg, Spray Implements3
ATDI 134Electrical/Electronic Sys I6
ATDI 264Electrical/Electronic Sys II6
ATDI 265Heating and Air Conditioning4
DST 104Intro to Diesel Engines3
DST 114Intro to Diesel Engines Lab3
DST 115Intro to Diesel Fuel Systems5
DST 204Intro to Hydraulics Pneumatics2
DST 214Intro to Hydr Pneumatics Lab2
DST 216Heavy Duty Power Trains4
DST 264Diesel Engine Diagnosis Repair3
DST 274Diag Diesel Engine Repair Lab3
WLDG 110Welding Theory I2
WLDG 111Welding Theory I Practical2
WLDG 260Repair & Maintenance Welding3
Total minimum required credits for degree71
1

Meets Communications Requirement

2

Meets Computation Requirement

3

Meets Human Relations Requirement

Agricultural Technology

Learning outcomes: Ag Tech (AAS) graduated will verify basic knowledge in agriculture sciences, agriculture business and agriculture technology

Required General Education Courses
WRIT 108Elementary Technical Writing 13
Select one of the following: 23
Technical Mathematics
College Algebra
Math for the Liberal Arts
COMX 111Intro to Public Speaking 33
or COMX 115 Intro to Interpersonal Communc
Required Courses
ANSC 100Introduction to Animal Science3
AGSC 102Agricultural Plant Science3
AGBE 105Ag Marketing3
AGBE 125Intro to Farm Management3
AG 150Intro to Ag Computing3
ENSC 245Soils (CAT III)4
AGSC 218Crop Production4
AGSC 230Agricultural Pest Management4
ANSC 202Livestock Feeding & Nutrition4
ANSC 262Range Livstck Prod3
NRSM 260Rangeland Management4
IT 100Introduction to Technology3
Advisor Approved Electives12
Total minimum required credits for degree 62
1

Meets Communications Requirement

2

Meets Computation Requirement

3

Meets Human Relations Requirement

Minors

Agricultural Mechanics Technology

Required Courses
AGTE 230Intro to Ag Machines & Equip2
AOT 301Global Positioning Systems3
AGTE 410Agriculture Technology Mgt4
TSCI 304Fuels and Lubricants3
Selective Credits
Select two (2) of the following courses8
Electrical/Electronic Sys I
Intro to Hydraulics Pneumatics
Welding Theory I
Selective Credits
Select three (3) of the following courses9
Forage Implements
Intro to Agricultural Tractors
Intro to Grain Harvstng Equip
Tlg, Plntg, Spray Implements
Total minimum credits required for minor29

Applied Agriculture 

Required Courses
ANSC 100Introduction to Animal Science3
AGSC 102Agricultural Plant Science3
AG 150Intro to Ag Computing3
AGBE 499Capstone3
Select a minimum of eight (8) credits from the following8
Soils (CAT III)
Crop Production
Livestock Feeding & Nutrition
Rangeland Management
Select a minimum of six (6) upper division level credits from the following6
Cooperative Education
Co-op Business Prin & Practice
Global Positioning Systems (CAT VII)
Ag Commodity Marketing
Soil & Water Management
Geographic Information Systems
Agriculture Technology Mgt
Total minimum credits required for minor26