The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Farm and Ranch Management provides the basic subject matter and training for successful students to compete for employment.

Students must complete all program requirements, including approved electives, with a “C” or better.

Freshman Year – Fall Semester

Class Credit Hours
AGRI 1000 – Issues in Agriculture 1
AGRI 1010 – Computers: Agriculture or CMAP 1765 – Spreadsheet Application II: Microsoft Excel and CMAP 1800 – Database Applications I: Access 3-4
ANSC 1010 – Introduction to Animal Science or Lab Science I 4
MATH 1000 – Problem Solving or MATH 1515 – Applied Technical Math 3
TECH 1005 – Applied Technical Writing or ENGL 1010 English I: Composition 3
Total Credit Hours: 14-15

Freshman Year – Spring Semester

Class Credit Hours
AGEC 1970 – Agriculture Internship 2
AGEC 2010 – Farm-Ranch Business Records 3
AGTK 1910 – Equipment Maintenance and Repair 2
ANSC 1010 – Introduction to Animal Science or Lab Science I 4
REWM 2000 – Principles of Range Management 3
*Approved Farm/Ranch Elective 3
Total Credit Hours: 17

Sophomore Year – Fall Semester

Class Credit Hours
AGEC 1010 – Agricultural Economics I 3
AGEC 2020 – Farm & Ranch Business Management 3
AGEC 2350 – Agricultural Commodities in Marketing 2
ANSC 2030 – Principles of Livestock Feeding or CROP 2200 – Forage Crop Science 4-3
*Approved Farm/Ranch Electives 3-4
Total Credit Hours: 14-16

Sophomore Year – Spring Semester

Class Credit Hours
AGEC 2150 – Agri-Business Finance 3
ANSC 1550 – Livestock Health or SOIL 2200 – Applied Soils 3
Constitutional Requirements 3
*Approved Farm/Ranch Electives 4
AGEC 2395 – Outcomes Assessment: AG Captone Project 2
Total Credit Hours: 15

*Approved Farm/Ranch Electives:

Class Credit Hours
AGEC 1200 – Economics & Management of Agricultural Equipment 2
AGEC 2300 – Agricultural Marketing 2
AGRI 2000 – Agriculture Chemicals 2
AGTK 1810 – Beginning Hydraulics 3
AGTK 1920 – Introduction to Precision Agriculture 3
ANSC 1070 – Beginning Livestock Fitting and Showing 1
ANSC 1100 – Management of Reproduction 4
ANSC 1210 – Beginning Livestock Judging I 2
ANSC 1550 – Livestock Health 3
ANSC 2110 – Beef Production and Management 3
ANSC 2900 – Nutrition in Veterinary Medicine 3
CROP 2200 – Forage Crop Science 3
ELTR 1515 – Electrical Concepts 2
EQST 1515 – Animal Science I 4
EQST 1570 – Horseshoeing I 1
EQST 1580 – Horseshoeing II 1
EQST 1725 – Rodeo Rough Stock I or or EQST 1740 – Rodeo Timed Events I 2
EQST 2615 – Animal Science II 3
MCHT 1500 – General Machine Shop or or MCHT 1610 – Machine Tool Technology I 2
REWM 2500 – Rangeland Plant Identification 2
SOIL 2200 – Applied Soils 3
SOIL 2300 – Soil Science & Fertilizer Technology 2
WELD 1700 – General Welding 3